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Green Certification

Sereno Group is committed to the Green Business program and has adopted the following pledge:

recycle We believe a successful business is dependent upon a healthy environment. We are actively working to show our environmental responsibility to our community by committing to the following objectives:

  • To comply with all applicable environmental regulations and strive to exceed compliance
  • To conserve energy, water and other natural resources
  • To develop and implement practices that prevent pollution and waste
  • To be an environmentally responsible business within our community

What we are doing:

  • Recycling all mixed paper at our desk trash cans
  • Recycling all plastic bottles and aluminum cans into appropriate recycle bins
  • For clients, offering “Boxed Water is Better”
  • Using mugs and glasses in place of paper or plastic
  • Printing on double-sided paper when possible
  • Using black/white copies instead of color when possible
  • Using electronic media in place of paper (email, efax, scanning)
  • Using recycled office supplies
  • Shutting down computers and other electronics when not in use
  • Ensuring office and bathroom lights are turned off when not in use
  • Reducing mail waste by using
  • Assisting clients with reducing mail waste
  • Reusing one-sided paper for scratch paper and notepads
  • Recycling batteries and toner cartridges
  • Using blinds in buildings for light control and reduced cooling costs
  • Carpooling and planning routes for efficient driving when possible
  • Maintaining vehicles for optimum performance
  • Patronizing local businesses, ideally green certified
  • Choosing products with minimum packaging
  • Utilizing reusable bags for shopping
  • Choosing Energy Star qualified appliances
  • Using low flow toilets, aerators on faucets; cold water laundry and reduce hot showers
  • Using Green Star or environmentally friendly cleaning products
  • Changing light bulbs at home to Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFL’s)
  • Adopting the Environmental Policy and sharing our mission with clients and friends
  • Following the office policy and abide by the Green Business Pledge



Boxed Water


Resources for other ways to reduce our carbon footprints:

Santa Clara County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

San Mateo County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Santa Cruz County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Spare the Air Day Notifier

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