Community members are invited to the 13th Annual Green Business Certification Celebration, 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, hosted by the Santa Barbara County Green Business Program.

The event, at Elverhøj Museum of History & Art, 1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang, will be honoring a group of local businesses that have achieved Green Business certification over the past year.

To attend, register by June 5 at Green Business Program of Santa Barbara County 2023 Mixer! (

Three businesses have achieved the highest level of certification and will be honored as Innovator Green Businesses. They are: Montecito Water District, MOXI, the Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, and Chumash Casino and Resort.

The organizations most recently certified are: Elverhoj Museum of History & Art, Bragg Live Food Products, LLC., County of Santa Barbara Community Services Department., Marborg Industries, Riverbench, Belmond El Encanto, Pham Dental Corp, Atlas Copco Mafi-Trench Company LLC, Excelta Corp, Leaf Web Studio, Girder Slab Technologies LLC, G&J Pro Cleaning LLC, Kappa Alpha Theta, Pi Beta Phi, Delta Gamma, Shaker Mill, Test Pilot, and Just 4 Fun Party Rentals Inc. 

Seven businesses that have completed the recertification process will also be honored at the mixer. They have remained committed to implementing measures to foster sustainability, taken new actions to become even more sustainable, and therefore, achieved recertification for another three years.

Recertified businesses are The Good Lion, Goleta Sanitary District, City of Buellton- Planning Department, Brighten Solar Co., Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Kitson Landscape Management, Inc., and Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce.

“We have a record number of green businesses that we are recognizing this year since it has been two years since our last event,” said Kori Nielsen, program director, Santa Barbara County Green Business Program.This will be a great opportunity for our community to get together to celebrate their achievements and to have a fun evening.”

Program sponsors are:

Annual: Atlas Copco

Champion: AC4 Fitness

Sustainer: Elverhoj Museum of History and Art, and Santa Barbara Airbus

Contributor: Marborg, Sanford Winery, The Towbes Group, EcoStiks, Riverbench

Friend: Santa Barbara Company, and Santa Barbara Air Pollution Control District

Raffle: AC4 Fitness, G&J Pro Cleaning Company, Santa Barbara County Association of Governments, Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara Sailing Center.

Direct questions about the program or sponsorship opportunities to