EcoBiz recognizes Landscapers and government agencies that prevent and reduce air, water and hazardous waste pollution.
How To Get Certified
1. Download and fill out the Application Checklist and download Landscape Services Guide.
The checklist will help evaluate your environmental performance, the guide will provide resources and information on our standards.
Checklist questions fall into three categories:
- Legal – Sector specific, local and state requirements.*
- Program – Core EcoBiz standards, requirements.*
- Elective - Additional steps for improved environmental excellence, 80% of applicable questions required.*
*If a question does not apply to your business, check N/A.
2. Submit your application.
Use the contact us form to submit your application, request technical assistance, or ask a question.
3. Schedule a site visit.
Once your application has been received, an EcoBiz representative will review your checklist and schedule a site visit. The initial site visit will allow EcoBiz to verify your answers, and provide additional recommendation on how to become certified. Once all the requirements have been met, EcoBiz will arrange a final certification visit at your businesses with representatives with the Oregon DEQ and a local government agency. For additional information on how to meet EcoBiz requirements contact us anytime.
Once certified, your shop’s location, website, and phone number will be listed the EcoBiz.org map and certified business page. Businesses will have the option to post additional profile information and a logo or picture. Newly certified businesses will also be featured on our blog and social media platforms.
Certification Logo Usage
Certified businesses are encouraged to use the EcoBiz logo to promote certification their websites, advertisements, vehicles, uniforms and other promotional materials. If you are currently certified, contact us to receive the logo that suits your needs.
Certification is good for three years, with recertification required every five years after. If a business moves, changes ownership, or has failed to uphold standards, they may be asked to reapply.