STAR Business Recognition Program

Clean water is everyone's responsibility. The Stormwater STAR program was created to help your business show off the good things you're doing to protect our water here in Durham.

Businesses that could impact stormwater in the City of Durham can be a Stormwater STAR. If you are committed to keeping our water clean, improving your environmental practices, and showing your customers you care, sign up to be a STAR today!

Stormwater STAR Business Decal

Certified stormwater STAR businesses:

 Businesses in the process of becoming STAR certified:

Reasons to Become a Stormwater STAR

  • Get free, convenient, time- and cost-saving assistance.
  • Certificate and decal to let consumers know you care.
  • Get free advertising in print,website, and social media.
  • Free support from program staff.
  • Access to free trainings and talks.
  • Be part of the effort to reduce Durham's environmental footprint.
  • Show your corporate responsibility.
  • Give your employees an even safer workplace and one more reason to take pride in working for you.
Get Started in 3 Steps
  1. Read over the STAR steps- they're easy! - STAR Steps (PDF)
  2. Sign up to be a STAR - Registration Form
  3. Fill out a quick assessment:
    1. STAR Assessment - Food Trucks
    2. STAR Assessment - Landscaping
    3. STAR Assessment - Power-Washing
    4. STAR Assessment - Restaurants, Automotive, Other
More Information
Want even more info? Read our brochure (PDF) Questions? Don't see your business type listed? Email the Pollution Prevention Coordinator or call 919-560-4326, ext. 30295.