The Living Coast Discovery Center is an interactive educational center and wildlife facility located on the San Diego Bay shoreline in Chula Vista (formerly the Chula Vista Nature Center). Since joining the Green Business Network, they have incorporated many green strategies into their operations, including adopting a sustainability plan as part of their employee handbook.
The Port of San Diego is pleased to announce that 55 businesses have completed their scorecards. We have a workshop coming up May 31, 2011 on LEED 101 from 2-3:30 pm where participants will get an introduction to the LEED rating system. This system is a universal way buildings can be measured for their sustainability.
We are excited about the launch of this new blog feature to provide participants and the San Diego Bay Community with an interactive way to learn more about the sustainable efforts around the bay! Stay tuned for more posts to come.
The Green Business Challenge is a voluntary program spearheaded by the Port of San Diego and San Diego Gas & Electric to help businesses around the Bay reduce energy consumption and their impacts on the local environment. Follow the participants’ progress as they take the Challenge and showcase their environmental efforts as stewards of San Diego Bay.
The San Diego Yacht Club has earned a prestigious environmental certification following its recent $10 million renovation project: a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
The Yacht Club, located at 1011 Anchorage Lane on Shelter Island, has redesigned its locker buildings, junior clubhouse and maintenance structure to be more environmentally friendly.
The Port of San Diego's Green Business Network has a new member in its ranks: The Maritime Museum of San Diego.
The Maritime Museum of San Diego, located at 1492 North Harbor Drive, is home to the historic Star of India, an icon on the North Embarcadero. Constructed in 1863, it's the world's oldest active sailing ship.
But just because the museum's fleet of 10 vessels is rich with history doesn't keep its staff from looking for new sustainable business practices.
Anthony's Fish Grotto is both a landmark and popular destination on San Diego Bay.
It was among the first places to eat along the waterfront when the family-owned seafood restaurant opened its doors more than 60 years ago. Now it is starting a new tradition – focusing on going green.
Half Moon Marina, located at 2323 Shelter Island Drive on Shelter Island, has been working to build sustainable business practices.
Half Moon Marina participated in an energy audit conducted by SDG&E. Among most other marinas in the San Diego Bay, Half Moon Marina is recognized as a certified clean marina.
Their extensive recycling program along with their trash skimmer has diverted tons of waste from the landfill. They also have bike racks available for employee and visitor use.
- Hilton San Diego Bayfront, a Sustainable Leader along the Bay
- Hornblower Cruises & Events Committed to Green Business Practices
- Spotlight on Tenants: Pacific Tugboat Service
- Cabrillo Isle Marina Promotes Environmental Awareness
- Seaport Village Businesses Embrace Green Business Practices
- Joe’s Crab Shack at the Rowing Club Makes Sustainable Improvements
- Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream is ‘Fair’ in Their Sustainability
- Sunroad Resort Marina Takes on Green Business Challenge
- Pasha Automotive Services Makes a Green Impact on the San Diego Bay
- Ship Repair Facility Shares Green Business Practices