FAQs

Why Green Street USA?

As more customers, employees, and governments demand environmental and social responsibility, businesses of all sizes must embrace sustainable best practices in order to survive and thrive.

Small and medium-size businesses and nonprofits face unique challenges when attempting to green their enterprise—from lack of resources to a shortage of time. So Green Street USA makes it as simple as possible for you to tap into the rewards that large companies already receive from their ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) programs.

For us, ESG means Each Step Greener. We don’t ask you to reinvent your business. Just to consider adding a sustainability component to changes and purchases you already plan to make.

What does Green Street USA do exactly?

We provide you with free one-click access to curated “green” and other sustainable goods and services that promote efficiency for your business , grow market share, improve employee retention, build customer loyalty, and make you more resilient.

Let us be your one-stop shop for “greener” and “beyond green” Main Street goods and services. Look for more choices as we grow.

I get the idea of “going greener” but what does “beyond green” mean?

Sustainability refers to environmental and social responsibility in its broadest sense and includes not only efforts to become more energy efficient, reduce waste and conserve water, but also the steps we take to support and strengthen our staff, communities and business reliability. “Beyond green” means thriving through improved employee health and wellbeing, workplace diversity, equity and inclusion, and business resilience.

Why doesn’t your curated product list include everything I can do?

Since sustainability reaches into every aspect of an enterprise, things can get complicated fast. To jump-start your journey, we decided to follow the 80-20 Rule. With these suggested products and services, your enterprise, your stakeholders, and the planet reap 80% of the reward for just 20% of the effort. (That’s not a scientific number, by the way, just the spirit of our approach.) Let’s all worry about the harder part later.

How do I make my first move?

Consider how the suggested goods and services track with plans and purchases you’re already making. Click through to see what makes business sense. And you’re on your way! Need help? Make an appointment for your free 15-minute consult.

Okay. How do you decide what companies to suggest?

Green Street USA taps the collective wisdom of a team of accomplished sustainability advisors and small business owners who know what it takes to succeed and make a difference. We home in on the easiest, most impactful, and most affordable steps you can take right now. In some cases, we’ve even negotiated a discount for you. (Want to be considered as a provider? Click here.) Visit our About page for more info.

NOTE: We do receive affiliate fees for some or all of the products and services listed, but those we choose are based on an honest assessment of their potential impact.

Who are the experts?

Green Street USA’s world-class experts are business leaders, entrepreneurs and former government officials who have dedicated their careers to the field and are perfectly positioned to help you go green and beyond green.

Do you offer any other services?

Our passion is helping Main Street thrive while improving the chances that future generations can live at least as well as we all do today. In addition to our curated lists and our consulting services, as our business grows, we may introduce more services that help us advance this goal by helping you. Got an idea? Let us know!