Green Professional Application

Be a part of the Green Professionals initiative and be recognized!

Would you like to be recognized as a green leader in our community?
Being green not only means being responsible in working toward sustainability, it can also save you money. And it can bring in more revenue for you by bringing in more business.
Read the criteria below. To be a part of the Green Professional Initiative, you must complete #1-5 then choose 10 additional criteria from the remaining list.

Complete the application below answering how you have achieved these green practices. When finished, click ‘Submit’. The Galena Area Green Designation Committee will review applications on a monthly basis and might ask for a site visit to view your green practices. If approved, you will:

·         Be recognized with an icon by your listing on for achieving the Green Retail designation. The Galena Chamber of Commerce also recognizes members who have become “green”

·         Receive a logo you can display on your Web site, social media and e-mail correspondence.

·         Receive a window applique to be displayed at your property.

The Green Professional designation must be renewed annually.
The Green Professional initiative was developed by the Galena Area Green Designation Committee, a committee of tourism, government and professional representatives. It is primarily based on criteria from the My Green Galena Pledge and TripAdvisor GreenLeader programs.

Implementing criteria below might also qualify you for recognition on TripAdvisor.
If you have questions, please e-mail


The following is the criteria to be a part of the Green Retail initiative. Please check the requirements that you meet, write a brief explanation under each and Submit.

Green Professional Application


Green Professional Application
Be clear that ‘certified’ will follow the same guidelines as the lodging designation description in the library.

Select 10 from List Below:

Did you know… The City of Galena offers details on how you can implement solid waste reduction and recycling measures on their Web site.