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Energy

Energy Efficiency
Green Energy

Water

Water Conservation
Stormwater

Waste

Waste & Recycling
Organic Waste

Green Maintenance

Green Cleaning
Groundskeeping

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing


Transportation


General Sustainability Assistance



Energy Efficiecny

National Resources

Energy Efficiency

Georgia Power

Department or Program: Energy Audit
Offers free business energy audit. Georgia Power's Energy experts takes less than an hour and give tips on improvements to save money and energy.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Business Customer Service   (888) 655-5888  
Email: https://customerservice.southerncompany.com/ContactUs.aspx?mnuOpco=gpc&mnuType=res&WT.svl=cu3  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

Sawnee EMC

Department or Program: Commercial Rebates and Incentives
Members can receive grants for making energy efficient improvements to their business. Rebates include: Lighting: half of the total cost, up to $500.00. Solar Film Window Tinting half of the total cost up to $150.00, Upgrade Equipment: half of the total cost up to $1,000.00. Install Energy Management System: Half of the total cost up to $500.00
Location: Cumming   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Scott Sewall, Commercial Marketing   (770) 887-2363 x 7-133  
Email: Scott.Sewell@sawnee.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Georgia Power

Department or Program: Small Commercial Rebate Program
Rebates available to all Georgia Power Small Commercial customers on the following commercial rates: power and light, general service, optional general service, flatbill, etc. Appliance rebates are available for: Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling, Select Energy Star Appliances, and Lighting , Water Heaters, Building Envelopes and Controls.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Georgia Power Representative   (877) 310-5607  
Email: https://customerservice.southerncompany.com/ContactUs.aspx?mnuOpco=gpc&mnuType=res&WT.svl=cu3  
Incentives: Yes  

Georgia Power

Department or Program: Custom Savings Program
Allows commercial customers to submit potential energy saving projects to Georgia Power for pre-approval. Once approved, and upon completion of the project, customers receive a rebate based on the total energy saved.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Georgia Power Representative   (877) 310-5607  
Email: https://customerservice.southerncompany.com/ContactUs.aspx?mnuOpco=gpc&mnuType=res&WT.svl=cu3  
Incentives: Yes  

Georgia Power

Department or Program: High-Efficiency Lighting System
Lighting upgrades that result in installed wattage reduction ò 10%. Additional requirements specified in the Lighting Program may also apply. Amount of $0.40/watt reduced.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Georgia Power Representative   (877) 310-5607  
Email: https://customerservice.southerncompany.com/ContactUs.aspx?mnuOpco=gpc&mnuType=res&WT.svl=cu3  

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

Department or Program: Energy Right Program - Energy Efficiency Incentives
Financial assistance to help transition to a more energy efficient facility. Standard Rebates and Custom Incentives are available to help reduce project costs and accelerate payback. TVA offers a lump-sum incentive amount of $0.10 per kWh on first-year savings of 70% of project cost, whichever is less, for the implementation of approved energy efficiency projects that results in energy savings.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Assistance   (866) 233-0450  
Incentives: Yes  

ENERGY STAR

Department or Program: Portfolio Manager
An online tool to measure and track energy and water consumption, as well as greenhouse gas emissions. May be used to benchmark the performance of one building or a whole portfolio of buildings, all in a secure online environment.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Public  
Contact : ENERGY STAR Hotline   (888) STAR-YES / (888) 782-7937) or (703) 412-3086  
Email: http://energystar.supportportal.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=23018&_referrer=http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=contact.ct_index  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA)

Department or Program: Georgia Energy Challenge
A unique initiative to help Georgians conserve energy and track how much everyone can save together. Interactive modeling tools on the site can help reduce your energy use with no-cost, low-cost, and longer term options.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Public  
Contact : Georgia Environmental Finance Authority, Main Office   (404) 584-1000  
Email: http://gefa.georgia.gov/webform/comments-and-inquiries  
Measurement Tools: Yes

DSIRE / NC Clean Energy Technology Center

Department or Program: Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)
Most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact  
Email: http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  
Incentives: Yes  

National Resources

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

Waxie Sanitary Supply

Offers products that have a lesser effect on human health and the environment when compared to competing products. Most products have been certified by third-party ecolabels.
Location: San Diego   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (800) 995-4466  
Email: http://info.waxie.com/get-started  

United Laboratories, Inc.

Department or Program: Earth Smart
Environmentally friendly products that are organic and/or non toxic. Earth Smart products typically meet or exceed "green" standards adopted by third-party certifiers.
Location: St. Charles   IL     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (800) 323-2594  
Email: customersupport@unitedlabsinc.com  

Green Product Distributors

An array of leading edge sustainable and environmentally friendly building products. Products include decking, insulated concrete forms, waterless toilets, and radiant barrier insulation
Location: Concord   NH     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (603) 224-6506  
Email: http://www.greenproductdistributors.com/contact.php  

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Resources
Portal to extensive resources for environmentally preferable purchasing techniques, strategies, policies, training, product and service directories, state and local programs, and more.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : Deborah Nesbitt  
Email: nesbitt.deborah@epa.gov  

EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool)

Comprehensive searchable database and environmental rating that helps identify greener computers and other electronic equipment.
Location: Portland   OR     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Green Electronics Counsel General Contact   (503) 279-9383, (503) 279-9381 (Fax)  

Environmental Paper Network

Sustainable paper procurement resources including fact sheets, tools for purchasers, calculators, apps, news and more.
Location: Asheville   NC     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (828) 251-8558  
Email: info@environmentalpaper.org  
Measurement Tools: Yes

National Association of State Procurement Officials

Department or Program: Green Purchasing Guide
Guide to adopting a responsible purchasing program, concepts and benefits of green purchasing, recommended steps, proven implementation strategies, and links to other resources.
Location: Boston   MA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact :

ConServe: National Restaurant Association

Department or Program: Conserve Program: Serving Up Sustainability
Sustainability solutions for food service including best practices, educational videos, money-saving techniques and customized action plans.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (202) 331-5900 or (800) 424-5156  
Email: conserve@restaurant.org  

Responsible Purchasing Network

Green purchasing webinars, technical assistance, purchasing guides, membership opportunities, and many more resources and links.
Location: Oakland   CA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (510) 547-5475  
Email: membership@responsiblepurchasing.org  

General Sustainability Assistance

Atlanta Water Group

Manufacturer and master distributor of products for water filtration and free water testing to their clients.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Customer Representative   (888) 723-4144  
Email: http://www.atlantawatergroup.com/contact-us  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Commercial Janitorial

Professional cleaners for stadiums, arenas, ballparks, clubs, concert halls, and live events in the Atlanta metro area. All services are cleaned with environmentally safe cleaning products and the latest cleaning practices.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Customer Representative   (800) 893-4080  
Email: http://commercialjanitorial.com/contact.aspx  

Dirt Blasters Carpet Cleaning

Organic steam cleaning using no caustic, toxic, or harsh chemicals.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Customer Representative   (404) 403-0045  
Email: info@dirtblastes.com  

Atlanta Environmental Pest Services

Family owned and operated pest management company that offers eco-friendly options for pest control.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (770) 423-7541  
Email: info@atlantaenvironmentalpest.com  

Garden’s Edge Landscaping

Offers tips for making landscaping more eco-conscious as well as services for landscape design and maintenance.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (770) 516-3027  
Email: Online   Form:   http://www.gardensedgelandscaping.com/estimate.html  

Arcoiris Design Gardening

Eco-friendly gardening and lawn maintenance company that specializes in organic flower beds, drought resistant and innovative landscaping.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (404) 438-9955  
Email: adriana@arcoirisdesign.com  

Atlanta Falcons

Department or Program: Rise Up & Recycle!
Campaign which encourages fans to join in on team's efforts to support green initiatives. The campaign is through a partnership with Novelis, an Atlanta-based company and the largest recycling company in the world. "Get Caught in the Act" of recycling a can at the Georgia Dome and get videotaped, the video will be played on the Jumbotron and the fan can win prizes.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (770) 965-3115  
Email: fans@falcons.nfl.com  

Environmental Sustainability Resource Center

The ESRC serves the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regions III and IV with comprehensive online resources, news and information about pollution prevention.
Location:   GA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (502) 852-1560  

Game Day Challenge

A friendly competition for colleges and universities to promote waste reduction and their football games. During the challenge, colleges and universities implement waste reduction programs during home football games. Schools track and report waste reductions and disposal data that is used to rank the schools.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact  
Email: helpline@gamedaychallenge.org  

National Resources

Center for Integrated Pest Management

Department or Program: Pesticide Environmental Stewardship
Integrated pest management information, education, links to regional resource centers - plus resources for safe pesticide use with crops, structures and landscaping.
Location: Type: Non-profit  
Contact :

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: PestWise Program
Sustainable pest management implementation guidance and technical reports, fact sheets, brochures, funding, grants, awards, news and events. Includes Landscaping Initiative for businesses and more.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (800) 972-7717  
Email: pesp.info@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Design for the Environment
Recognizes safer consumer and commercial products through DfE labeling, also offers technical tools and expertise, defines best practices across sectors, and offers incentives for businesses to participate.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : Varies by Program  
Email: http://www.Environmental   Protection   Agency   (EPA).gov/oppt/dfe/contacts.htm   or   dfe@Environmental   Protection   Agency   (EPA).gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Green Seal

Searchable product and cleaning service databases, and other resources promoting the manufacture, purchase, and use of environmentally responsible products and services.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : (202) 872-6400, (202) 872-6400 (Fax)  
Email: http://www.greenseal.org/AboutGreenSeal/ContactUs.aspx  

U.S. Green Building Council

LEED green building education, certification, case study, tools, and other resources.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : (800) 795-1747  
Email: http://www.usgbc.org/contactus  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Environmental Paper Network

Comprehensive resources, tools and advice on environmentally-superior, cost-effective and responsible paper choices.
Location: Asheville   NC     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (828) 251-8558  
Email: http://www.whatsinyourpaper.com/index.php?option=com_fabrik&Itemid=49  

Green Cleaning

National Resources

Green Energy

Georgia Power

Department or Program: Solar Buy Back
Georgia Power customers who generate electricity may sell some or all of that electricity back to Georgia power. Large customers (80MW or less) may sell their electricity as a Qualifying Facility. Solar electricity generated back to Georgia Power is currently at $0.17.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Business Customer Service   (888) 655-5888  
Email: https://customerservice.southerncompany.com/ContactUs.aspx?mnuOpco=gpc&mnuType=res&WT.svl=cu3  

GreyStone Power

Department or Program: Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Rebate Program
Save on the installation of a qualifying photovoltaic (PV) system. Received a $450.00 Rebate for each kilowatt of capacity installed up to 10kW per business.
Location: Douglasville   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Customer Representative   (770) 942-6576  
Email: https://forms.greystonepower.com/forms/wss/form84.html  
Incentives: Yes  

Georgia Power

Department or Program: EarthCents
Non-residential customers can purchase Green Energy in 100-kWh blocks for a 12-month time period. Commercial and industrial customers who choose to participate in the Green Energy Program will be required to buy a minimum number of blocks per month. Available in Standard Green Energy and Premium Green Energy.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Business Customer Service   (888) 655-5888  
Email: https://customerservice.southerncompany.com/ContactUs.aspx?mnuOpco=gpc&mnuType=res&WT.svl=cu3  

Department of Energy

Department or Program: Section 1703 Loan Program
Loans to support innovative clean energy technologies that are typically unable to obtain conventional private financing due to high technology risks. Technologies must avoid, reduce, or sequester air pollutants or anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases. Technologies with more than three implementations that have been active for more than five years are excluded.
Location: Washington D.C   Washington D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : Secretary of Energy   (202) 586-5000  
Email: The.Secretary@hq.doe.gov  

DSIRE / NC Clean Energy Technology Center

Department or Program: Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)
Most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact  
Email: http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  
Incentives: Yes  

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Green Power Partnership
Resources for buying green power, top-ranked green power providers, partnership incentives and benefits, and more sustainable energy resources.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : James Critchfield, Director; Melissa Klein, Communications Director   James: (202) 343-9442 Melissa: (202)343-9207  
Email: critchfield.james@epa.gov,   klein.melissa@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Educational resources on renewable energy and energy technologies.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : Washington, D.C. Office   (202) 488-2200  
Email: http://www.nrel.gov/webmaster.html  

Commercial Building Tax Deduction Coalition

Department or Program: Energy Policy Act of 2005
Deductions for commercial facilities meeting specific energy reduction targets as a result of energy efficiency improvements.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : Kyle Pitsor, Vice President of NEMA Government Relations  
Email: kyl_pitsor@nema.org  
Incentives: Yes  

Center for Resource Solutions

Department or Program: Green-e
Certification and verification of renewable energy and greenhouse gas mitigation products: an independent consumer protection program for the sale of renewable energy and greenhouse gas reductions in the retail market.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (415) 561-2100, (415) 561-2105 (Fax)  
Email: info@green-e.org,   energy@gree-e.org  

U.S. Department of Energy

Department or Program: DSIRE (Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency)
Provides information on federal, state and local rebates and incentives for energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Location: Raleigh   NC     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Varies by state & program  
Email: http://dsireusa.org/contacts/  
Incentives: Yes  

Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE)

Business association of solar energy companies based in New England. Provides list of resources related to solar energy.
Location: Boston   MA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (857) 488-4454  
Email: info@sebane.org  

Solar Energy International (SEI)

Training, resources and services on renewable energy technologies and systems.
Location: Carbondale   CO     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (970) 963-8855  
Email: http://www.solarenergy.org/?s=general+contact+information  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Energy Star
Information, education, benchmarking tools, product information, and recognition programs to improve energy efficiency. Online Service Provider Partner list available.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : Energy Star Hotline   (888)782-7937, (703)412-3086  
Email: http://energystar.supportportal.com/ics/support/ticketnewwizard.asp?style=classic  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

SWEEP: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

Department or Program: US Dept of Energy (DOE) Technical Assistance Program (TAP), with State Energy Program (SEP) & the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG)
Provides tools and resources to implement sustainable clean energy programs. Energy Efficiency Block Grants available. Service area includes Arizona, Colorado, Nevada New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
Location: Boulder   CO     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (303) 447-0078, (303) 447-0158 (Fax)  
Email: info@swenergy.org  
Incentives: Yes  

U.S. Department of Energy

Department or Program: Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Program
Funds research, provides information, data and training on energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact :
Email: http://energy.gov/eere/about-us/office-energy-efficiency-and-renewable-energy-contacts  
Incentives: Yes  

WSU Extension Energy Program

Department or Program: Resource Conservation Management Program
National energy efficiency and renewable energy clearinghouses providing technical and programmatic guidance, resource accounting tools, newsletter, workshops, and other energy efficiency resources.
Location: Olympia   WA     Type: Public  
Contact : Main Olympia Office   (360) 956-2000, (360) 956-2217 (Fax)  
Email: info@energy.wsu.edu  

Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE)

Department or Program: Commercial Programs
Promotes high efficiency product design, manufacturing and purchasing as well as information on specific products (e.g., HVAC, Lighting, commercial kitchens).
Location: Boston   MA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information  
Email: http://www.cee1.org/content/about  

Energy Solutions Center, Inc. (ESC)

Department or Program: Natural Gas Efficiency website
Promotes energy efficient natural gas solutions: technologies, audit tools, case studies, rebates and incentive information.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Energy Solutions Center General Contact   (202) 824-7152, (202) 824-7096 (Fax)  
Email: dweiss@escenter.org  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

National Pollution Prevention Roundtable

Department or Program: Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance Compendium
Online compendium of energy efficiency and pollution prevention best practices and technical assistance, incl. energy audits, workshops, webinars, financial assistance, and implementation.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (202) 299-9701  
Email: nppr@p2.org  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

The Climate Trust

Department or Program: RECs, offsets, consulting
Provide carbon credits, customized voluntary climate programs, and climate consulting services for governments, utilities and large businesses.
Location: Portland   OR     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (503) 238-1915  
Email: info@climatetrust.org  

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Department or Program: Modified Accelerated Cost-Recovery System (MACRS)
Businesses may recover investments in certain renewable energy technologies property through depreciation deductions.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : Public Information - (IRS)   (800) 829-1040  
Incentives: Yes  

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Department or Program: Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC)
Corporate tax credit for qualifying renewable energy equipment and systems.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : (800) 829-1041  
Incentives: Yes  

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Department or Program: Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC)
A per-kilowatt-hour tax credit for electricity generated by qualified energy resources and sold by the taxpayer to an unrelated person.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : (800) 829-1042  
Incentives: Yes  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Energy Star
Provides information, education, benchmarking tools, and recognition programs to improve Green Energy. Portfolio Manager is a free online benchmarking tool for commercial buildings.
Location: Washington   DC     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (888) 782-7937 or (703) 412-3086  
Email: Online   Form:   http://energystar.supportportal.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=23018&_referrer=http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=contact.ct_index&s=footer&s=footer  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Green Maintenance

National Resources

Groundskeeping

National Resources

Organic Waste

National Resources

Organic Waste & Food Donation

Southern Green Industries

Offers a quote for services, all equipment needed, and food residual removal services.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (404) 419-6887  
Email: info@southerngreeninc.com  

Greenco Environmental

Greenco Environmental provides hauling services to collect food and yard/wood waste.
Location: Barnesville   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Melia Lesko, Co-Founder and Vice President   (770) 330-2130  
Email: melia.lesko@greencoenvironmental.com  

Atlanta Community Food Bank

Department or Program: Food & Fund Drives
The Atlanta Community Food Bank supplies everything a business would need to help feed the hungry. Each drive can be custom-made to fit your organization's abilities.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (404) 892-9822  
Email: info@acfb.org  

Atlanta Community Food Bank

Department or Program: Food Industry Donors
Collects donation of overstocked, short-dated unused food. Food is collected and distributed to a network of over 600 partner agencies all over Atlanta and north Georgia counties.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Food Industry Donations Representative   (404) 892-FEED or (404) 892-3333 x 1233  
Email: foodindustrydonors@acfb.org  

Fryer Good

Food industry participants may donate their spent fryer oil into a provided collection can. The oil is recycled into biodiesel and the proceeds benefits Atlanta Community Food Bank.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (404) 419-6887  
Email: rob@southerngrease.com;   http://fryergood.org/join-the-program/  

Compost Wheels

Offers consulting to create a solution for composted waste and a marketing package for businesses.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (?830) 837-6482  
Email: info@compostwheels.com  

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BioCycle Magazine

Department or Program: Find A Composter
A free directory of composting facilities throughout North America.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (610) 967-4135 ext.21  
Email: info@findacomposter.com  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: WasteWise
Free technical assistance, tools, regional contacts, awards, and other resources to reduce and recycle solid waste and selected industrial wastes.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (800) 372-9473  
Email: wastewisehelp@epa.gov  

Biodegradable Products Institute

Education, information and resources re: compostable materials and composting.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (800) 274-5646  
Email: info@bpiworld.org  

FindAComposter.com

Free searchable directory of composting facilities throughout North America.
Location: Emmaus   PA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (610) 967-4135 x 21  
Email: info@findacomposter.com  

Stormwater

Contech Engineered Solutions

Department or Program: UrbanGreen Rainwater Harvesting
Provides all components to build an efficient and effective water re-use or runoff reduction integrated management practice.
Location:   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Corporate Headquarters   (800) 338-1122  

HighGrove

Provides services including: detention pond renovation and maintenance, onsite grading and drainage, sediment and erosion control, stream and stream bank remediation, pond and lake clarification, rainwater reclamation
Location:   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (678) 298-0550  

PKS Paving

Deals with repairs to underground drainage facilities, drainage structures, storm water systems, retaining walls, flumes, and other projects. Also installs brand new solutions and replace existing containment and drainage structures.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (404) 401-8551  
Email: sales@pkspaving.com  

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Transportation

Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority

Link to public bus and monorail schedule, fees, and other information
Location:   GA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (404) 848-5000  
Email: custserv@itsmarta.com  

National Resources

EPA

Department or Program: SmartWay
Resources on sustainable freight transportation and supply chain fuel efficiency incl. partner resources, trends and indicators, finance programs and more.
Location: Ann Arbor   MI     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (734) 214-4767, (734) 214-4052 (Fax)  
Email: smartway_transport@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Waste & Recycling

ECOFLO

Manages one-day events for municipalities' hazardous waste collection. Company also offers waste reduction consultation and alternative disposal technologies such as Waste-to-Energy and Recycling Options.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (800) 999-6510  
Email: http://www.ecoflo.com/about-us/contact-us/  

USAgain

Collects unwanted textiles and resells them in the U.S. and abroad. Generates new revenue streams for U.S. businesses and non-profits, and fuels local economies in emerging countries. Provides consumers with a convenient and eco-friendly option to rid themselves of excess clothing.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (800) 604-9533  
Email: info@usagain.com  

Keep Atlanta Beautiful

Hosts two recycling centers each month that serve Atlanta and surrounding areas. Most items are free to drop off. Fees apply on some items.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (404) 249-5853  
Email: info@keepatlantabeautiful.org  

Newell Recycling

Premier processor of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals that strives to remain environmentally conscious and adhere to safe and responsible recycling standards.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Corporate Headquarters   (404) 766-1621  

Southern Waste and Recycling

Industry-leading recycling programs help companies convert waste into profit, meet state and local sustainability requirements and achieve U.S. Green Building Council goals.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (770) 751-7797  

M-Pass Inc.

Provides environmental consulting and management services to customers. Programs focus on cost savings and revenues associated with waste disposal, recycling, and sustainable initiatives.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (770) 457-6121  

Waste Pro

Provides both commercial and residential recycling services.
Location:   GA     Type: Private  
Contact :

Metro Green Recycling

Processes debris from construction, renovations, repair and demolition of commercial buildings, houses, roads, etc. into recycled products.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (770) 326-6000  
Email: http://www.mgrecycle.com/Contact_Us.html  

Georgia Shingle Recycler

Take roofing debris and the shingles from nails for recycling. Shingles are grinded up and are used to make new paved roads.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (404) 699-2319  
Email: info@gashinglerecyclers.com  

Trinity industrial Services

Operates track mounted portable crushing and screening equipment. Company can design and document a LEED compliance project and can professionally perform recycling of concrete, aggregates, metals and other reusable building materials for reintroduction the project site or for resale.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (404) 668-5402  

All Green Recycling

Certified experts execute the removal of IT assets from any client location within the United States and securely transport them to their facilities. Systems are tagged and may be tracked. Comprehensive to include compliance reports on financial analytics.
Location: Orlando   FL     Type: Private  
Contact : Florida Regional Headquarters   (321) 482-5128  
Email: http://www.allgreenrecycling.com/contact-us.php  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Atlanta Electronic Recycling

Provides free removal of unwanted electronics. Free Pick-up & Drop-Off available. Assists in recycling computers, laptops, servers, cell phones, battery backups, DVD players, printer cartridges, dishwashers, etc. Process generates no trash and 100% of the equipment that is donated are recycled.
Location: Woodstock   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (404) 838-1962  
Email: recycling.atlanta@gmail.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Atlanta Recycling Center

Takes extracted equipment to refurbish other items such as personal computers and laptops. Services offer a safe and responsible way for consumers to dispose of electronics. In many cases, pickup is free, or in outlying areas there may be a nominal charge.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (678) 973-4488  
Email: contact@atlantarecyclingcenter.com  

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Department or Program: Construction & Demolition Materials
Resources and information on how to recycle construction and demolition debris by material type.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Public  
Contact : US EPA, Region 4   (404) 562-9900  

iWasteNot Systems

Helps local communities save money, reduce waste, and shrink their ecological footprint. Supplies mixed industrial-commercial materials exchanges and recycling websites to jurisdictions and environmental groups throughout North America. By visiting their Portfolio, businesses can see the entire list of exchanges.
Location: Mallorytown   ON     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (800) 630-7864  
Email: http://iwastenotsystems.com/contact  

Electronic Waste State Resource Locator

Department or Program: Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division
Links and resources to electronic recycling in the state of Georgia.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Public  
Contact : Jeff Cown, Solid Waste Permitting   (404) 362-2692  
Email: jeff_cown@mail.dnr.state.ga.us  

City of Atlanta

Department or Program: Office of Solid Waste Services
Office of Solid Waste Services is responsible for collection and disposal of solid waste within the City of Atlanta. The office provides vacant lot clean-up; maintenance of various rights-of-way specified in Atlanta City Code and dead animal removal and disposal. The office also oversees landfill operations; the City's recycling program; enforcing codes related to lawn maintenance and the disposal of yard trimmings. Site offers resources for any of the mentioned services.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Public  
Contact : Christopher Fetterman, Director of Operations; General Contact   (404) 330-6240, (404) 330-6333  
Email: cjfetterman@atlantaga.gov;   publicworks@atlantaga.gov  

Advanced Disposal

Waste disposal services that offers environment state-of-the-art protection.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Corporate Offices   (904) 737-7900  

Republic Services

Provides comprehensive waste and recycling services configured to meet your business' environmental goals and help improve your bottom line.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : Atlanta North Hauling Facility; Atlanta South Hauling Facility   Atlanta North Hauling Facility, (678) 963-2800; Atlanta South Hauling Facility, (404) 693-9200  

National Resources

Waste Management Sustainability Services

Industry waste solutions including case studies, resource library, meet our experts page, and more.
Location: Houston   TX     Type: Private  
Contact : General Information   (877) 441-3046  
Email: sustainabilityservices@wm.com  

Waste360

Waste management, recycling and composting industry news and analysis, online training and education, industry best practices, and other event information
Location: Type: Private  
Contact : General Information   (866) 505-7173  
Email: wecs@pbsub.comÿ  

Building Green

Information on LEED credits, green products and green building case studies as well as national environmental building news.
Location: Brattleboro   VT     Type: Private  
Contact :
Email: http://www2.buildinggreen.com/contact  

Electronic Recyclers International, Inc.

Specializes in environmentally safe and socially responsible disposal of electronic waste nationwide.
Location: Fresno   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Information   (800) 374-3473  
Email: info@electronicrecyclers.com  

Building Materials Reuse Association

How-to guides, best practices, case studies, news, and other resources to facilitate building deconstruction and the reuse / recycling of recovered building materials.
Location: Chicago   IL     Type: Non-profit  
Contact :
Email: http://www.bmra.org/contact  

Construction & Demolition Recycling Association

Find a recycler online directory, news, certification, and other resources for recycling construction materials and debris incl. concrete, asphalt, asphalt shingles, gypsum wallboard, wood and metals.
Location: Aurora   IL     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : (630) 585-7530  
Email: info@cdrecycling.org  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: eCycling
Resources for proper disposal of electronic waste, where you live information, where to donate, FAQ, regulations/standards and more.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact :
Email: http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/comments.htm  

Ecocycle

Commercial recycling service providing educational and training resources, zero waste guides, and composting technical assistance.
Location: Boulder   CO     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (303) 444-6634  
Email: recycle@ecocycl.org  

Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)

Pollution prevention and waste management technical assistance: case studies, rapid response research services, relevant regional links and localized assistance through regional P2 centers.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Beth Anderson, USEPA   (202) 564-8833  
Email: anderson.beth@epa.gov  

StopWaste

Recycling (incl/ food and plant debris) and green purchasing expertise and tools: free publications, case studies, guides, posters, vendor lists, funding assistance and more.
Location: Oakland   CA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (510) 891-6500  
Email: http://www.stopwaste.org/home/index.asp?page=277  

Water Conservation

National Resources

Water Conservation & Reuse

Rainharvest Company

Offers a unique filtration divide which turns rain water into usable household water, both conserving this resource and the environment in the process.
Location: Atlanta   GA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (770) 979-3380  
Email: pmorgan@rainharvestcompany.com  

City of Atlanta: Department of Watershed Management

Water conservation and outreach, as well as incentive programs for conserving water.
Location:   GA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (404) 658-6500  

National Resources

Food Service and Technology Center

Department or Program: Custom Water Rebates
Water efficiency best practices, rebates, and certification of high performing water appliances.
Location: San Ramon   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Varies by Program and Area   (985) 866-2844, (925) 866-2864 (Fax)  
Email: http://www.fishnick.com/about/contact/  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

Water – Use It Wisely

Water conservation resources and links incl. business office tips, water re-use, landscaping, fixtures, water-saving products, state and regional resources, and more.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information  
Email: http://wateruseitwisely.com/contact-us/  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: WaterSense
Information on water-efficient products, services, and practices, including calculators, rebates, and best management practices.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (866) 987-7367  
Email: http://www.epa.gov/watersense/contact_us.html  
Incentives: Yes  

Food Service Technology Center

Resources including water conservation measures, certified sustainable appliances and equipment, as well as energy conservation information.
Location: San Ramon   CA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Food Service Technology Center   (925) 866-2844, (925) 866-2864  
Email: http://www.fishnick.com/about/contact/  
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