Welcome to The Green Initiative©  The UK’s accreditation scheme for business committing to being greener and more sustainable through efficient management of their waste streams.

If you see these accreditations -  they are a green business.

From just £195.00 + VAT P/annum for Green Membership accreditation you can shout about your efforts to be a green business.  On all emails, letterheads, website, menus, stationery, envelopes etc
(Digital seals are provided)

Guildhall Shopping & Dining -  Exeter.  Awarded The Green Initiative Gold accreditation following 2 successful audits, demonstrating their commitment to efficient waste and sustainability.  

For most, the benefit of doing the right thing feels amazing.  It provides a lift for the whole Company to be involved and being able to tangibly demonstrate to colleagues, customers, shareholders and suppliers that your business is committed to doing what is responsible.

Saving money, being sustainable and doing things that your customers admire (and many demand!) is everything the Green Initiative is about. Whether you are a small retailer or a Petro- chemical conglomerate. EVERY business can achieve more by committing to a greener future and making an effort to be more sustainable.  That effort is rewarded with recognition and we provide the rewards.


Every member as part of both accreditations (Green and Gold) has free access to the following

Digital Certificate of Accreditation

Digital Seals

for your Green or Gold accreditation that can be used on your letterheads, email stationery, compliment slips, menus, website etc

Profile Page

on www.thegreeninitiative.co.uk featuring your business, your commitment and mission statement moving forwards.

Ongoing tips and updates from The Green Initiative on news and helpful advice for waste and sustainability.


Members will also be able to purchase additional Green Initiative merchandise for on-site promotion.  We have a range of Plaques, Flags, Mugs, Banners, Window Stickers, Door Vinyls etc all designed to help you shout about your efforts.