Green Building Website Resources

RecycleWorks Lecture Series

RecycleWorks sponsors events, workshops, trainings, and awards that encourage resource conservation efforts within San Mateo County. There are also many event and volunteer opportunities sponsored by other organizations within San Mateo County. You can sign up for RecycleWorks email list to stay current or see below, to find out what's happening.

Build It Green

Build It Green is a non-profit membership organization whose mission is to promote healthy, energy- and resource-efficient building practices in California. We work with mainstream stakeholders in the housing industry to accelerate the adoption of green building practices.


Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED provides owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measureable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance systems.

Green Building Certification Institute

Established in January 2008, Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has assumed administration of LEED certification for all commercial and institutional projects registered under any LEED rating system. GBCI also manages the professional credentialing programs based upon the LEED Rating Systems including the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP credentials.


GreenCitizen helps individuals and organizations recycle electronics responsibly. GreenCitizen provides convenient, affordable, and responsible solutions that make it easy for everyone to do their part to help save the environment from harmful electronic waste. At GreenCitizen, recycling electronics is so easy that you'll make it a part of your everyday routine. GreenCitizen works with the most trusted recyclers and environmentally committed partners to ensure that the electronics you place in their hands will be stewarded to their safest disposal.