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Energy

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Waste

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Green Maintenance

Green Cleaning
Groundskeeping

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Energy Efficiecny

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Energy Efficiency

Hudson Light & Power Department (HLPD)

Department or Program: Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
HLPD offers business customers financial incentives to replace inefficient light fixtures and bulbs with energy saving products and/or replace across-the-line starters with variable-frequency drives (VFD) on existing motors.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : HLPD Engineer   (978) 568-8736  
Email: info@hudsonlight.com  

Gas Networks

Department or Program: Commercial Efficiency Rebate Program
GasNetworks commercial and industrial rebate programs for high efficiency heating, water heating and commercial kitchen equipment.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : Rebate Administrator   (800) 232-0672  
Email: http://www.gasnetworks.com/about-gasnetworks/contact-gasnetworks/  

MassSave

Department or Program: New Construction/Major Renovation and Replacing Failed Equipment
Incentives for New Buildings/Major Renovations and Replacing Failed Equipment: air compressors, chillers, custom measures, food service, gas-fired water heating, gas-fired heating, lighting and lighting controls, and variabled speed drives.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   Enter Zip code on contact page  
Email: http://www.masssave.com/en/contact  

MassSave

Department or Program: Technical Assistance and Engineering Services
Program Administrators and prequalified independent engineers and consultants help commercial, industrial, and municipal customers identify better energy management practices and implement customized energy efficiency projects.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   Enter Zip code on contact page  
Email: http://www.masssave.com/en/contact  

MassSave

Department or Program: Large Retrofit Program
Information, expertise and incentives you need to install energy-efficient lighting and controls, high efficiency heating and cooling systems, motors, variable speed drives, compressed air systems, upgrades, and more.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   Enter Zip code on contact page  
Email: http://www.masssave.com/en/contact  

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD)

Department or Program: Commercial Energy Initiative Rebate Program
Incentives to eligible commercial and industrial customers. Eligible equipment upgrades include photovoltaics, wind, co-generation, HVAC equipment, manufacturing equipment, and commercial cooking equipment.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : Energy Efficiency Engineer   (781) 944-1340  
Email: jparenteau@rmld.com  

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD)

Department or Program: Commercial Lighting Retrofit Program
Incentives for non-residential customers to retrofit lighting.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : Tom Ollila   (781) 942-6426  
Email: tollila@rmld.com  

Columbia Gas of Massachusetts

Department or Program: Medium & Large Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program
A no-cost energy assessment of your existing facility or an analysis of the plans for your new facility to identify potential energy saving opportunities. Program available to all firm gas customers whose annual use exceeds 40,000 therms, as well as larger municipal buildings, hospitals, universities, and campus-like environments, and those industrial customers that use natural gas for process heat applications.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : Energy Efficiency Call Center   (800) 232-0120  
Email: https://www.columbiagasma.com/en/about-us/contact-us/contact-us-by-email  

Holyoke Gas and Electric Department

Department or Program: Commercial Energy Conservation Program
Provide businesses with the capital they need to make energy-saving improvements. This program provides financial assistance at 0% interest for the implementation of approved energy efficient measures that include, but are not limited to: Energy Star Lighting, Variable Speed Motors, HVAC, Building Envelope/Weatherization, and Energy Efficient Windows
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (413) 536-9319  
Email: jjackowski@hged.com  

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)

Department or Program: Commonwealth Solar Hot Water Financing Program
Assists commercial and non-profit building owners in installing solar hot water at little or no upfront cost.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : Mike Hogan   (781) 219-4619  
Email: Mike@Paradigm-Partnership.com  

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:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information  
Email: http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  

Chicopee Electric Light (CEL)

Department or Program: New Construction & Major Renovation Program
Support the integration of energy efficient technologies and building practices in new construction and renovation of commercial, industrial, institutional, and government facilities, by providing technical assistance and financial incentives specific to the needs of each individual project. Target the brief window of opportunity to install premium grade replacements when equipment fails or is near the end of its useful life. Test and evaluate the process for identifying time dependant projects, providing technical services, and providing financial incentives to further the installation of highly efficient equipment. The process evaluation will inform future refinements of the program that can be applied to Chicopee
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : CEL?s Program Administrator   (877)-259-3015  
Email: energysavings@celd.com  

Chicopee Electric Light (CEL)

Department or Program: Custom Retrofit Green Opportunity (GO) Program
Targets cost effective electric energy efficiency improvements. Technical assistance is available to help identify opportunities and quantify cost effectiveness. Each project is individually reviewed for energy savings and incentives are awarded based on estimated annual electric savings up to a cap of 30% of project costs, or $25,000 per project.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : CEL?s Program Administrator   (877) 259-3015  
Email: energysavings@celd.com  

Chicopee Electric Light Department (CELD)

Department or Program: Prescriptive Lighting Green Opportunity (GO) Programs
Assists Massachusetts municipal utilities in developing and delivering energy efficiency services to their commercial and industrial customers. This program is for customers who have identified lighting improvement projects and have procured cost quotations from licensed installers. Incentives available through CELD?s Prescriptive Lighting GO program are based upon equipment eligibility and pre-determined incentive per unit.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : CELD?s Program Administrator   (844) 371-6704  
Email: energysavings@celd.com  

Chicopee Electric Light Department (CELD)

Department or Program: Prescriptive HVAC Green Opportunity (GO) Programs
Provide a streamlined process for the review and installation of HVAC retrofit projects in existing commercial, industrial, governmental, and institutional buildings. Assist CELD?s customers to reduce operating costs by incentivizing the identification and installation of cost effective HVAC improvements.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : CELD?s Program Administrator   (844) 371-6704  
Email: energysavings@celd.com  

Hudson Light & Power Department (HLPD)

Department or Program: Commercial and Industrial Lighting & Energy Audit
HLPD offers business customers financial incentive to conduct a facility Lighting Audit or Energy Audit. Audit reports will include analysis of baseline energy usage, identification of energy efficiency opportunities, projected energy savings, measure installation costs, and simple project economics.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : Energy Hotline   (888) 772-4242  
Email: info@hudsonlight.com  

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Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Safer Choice
Safer Choice helps consumers, businesses, and purchasers find products that perform well and are safer for human health and the environment. Includes Safer Chemical List, Safer Products full listing, and Safer Choice Products Search.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information  
Email: http://www2.epa.gov/saferchoice/forms/contact-safer-choice-program  

Responsible Purchasing Network

Department or Program: Responsible Purchasing Resources
Lists Eco-Labels and links to local responsible purchasing through Massachusetts.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (510) 547-5475  
Email: info@responsiblepurchasing.org  

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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

National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (IPA)

Department or Program: Agreements
Cooperative purchasing organization, with Green cleaning, janitorial and sanitation supplies, lighting, groundskeeping materials, grounds maintenance equipment, office related and food related supplies too.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (866) 408-3076  
Email: info@nationalipa.org  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: EPA Region 1
Contacting EPA New England, for general help and resources.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (888) 372-7341  
Email: r1web.mail@epa.gov  

Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA)

The Northeast's unbiased provider of pollution prevention/reduction information, resources, and technical assistance.
Location:   MA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (617) 367-8558  
Email: webmaster@newmoa.org  

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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  

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

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 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  

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  

Green Cleaning

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Green Energy

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MASSDEP)

Department or Program: Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (MassEVIP): Workplace Charging
Incentives to employers for the acquisition of Level 1 and Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. MassDEP will provide 50 percent of the funding up to $25,000.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : Sejal Shah   (617) 556-1015  
Email: sejal.shah@state.ma.us?subject=MassEVIP%20Workplace%20Charging%20Program  

Department of Energy Resources (DOER)

Department or Program: Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV) program
Rebates of up to $2,500 for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and plug-in hybrid light-duty vehicles.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (866) 900-4223  
Email: mor-ev@energycenter.org  

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)

Department or Program: Commonwealth Wind (CommWind) Program
Site assessment grants of services, feasibility study grants, and development grants and loans for commercial wind projects 2 MW or greater that will serve the whole-sale energy markets or for projects that do not qualify for net metering but provide on-site use.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (617) 315-9355  
Email: commwind@masscec.com  

Concord Municipal Light Plant

Department or Program: Solar Photovoltaic Rebate Program
Rebates to customers who install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems that are designed to offset the customer's electrical needs. Systems must be owned by the customer (no leased or rented systems are eligible) and located at the customer's premise.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (978) 318-3101  
Email: concordlight@concordma.gov  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: ENERGY STAR Program
Information, education, benchmarking tools, and recognition programs to improve Green Energy . Portfolio Manager is a free online benchmarking tool for commercial buildings.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (888) 782-7937 or (703) 412-3086  
Email: Online   Form:   http://energystar.supportportal.com/ics/support/ticketnewwizard.asp?style=classic  

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:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information  
Email: http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  

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 Contact   (857) 488-4454  
Email: info@sebane.org  

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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  

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 Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (IPA)

Department or Program: Go Green
Cooperative purchasing organization, with Green cleaning, janitorial and sanitation supplies, lighting, groundskeeping materials, grounds maintenance equipment, office related and food related supplies too.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (866) 408-3076  
Email: info@nationalipa.org  

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Groundskeeping

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Organic Waste

National Resources

Organic Waste & Food Donation

BioCycle Magazine

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

FoodPantries.org

Department or Program: Massachusetts Food Pantries
Search for Massachusetts Food Pantries by city, for excess food donation.
Location:   MA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information  
Email: http://www.foodpantries.org/ar/about  

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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

City of Boston

Department or Program: Stormwater Management
A comprehensive website on the stormwater management practices of Boston and the water and sewer systems.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (617) 989-7000  
Email: http://www.bwsc.org/SERVICES/contact.asp  

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Transportation

Hubway

Department or Program: Bike Sharing Program
Membership opportunities and 24-72 hour passes for bike sharing program.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (855) 948-2929  
Email: customerservice@thehubway.com  

City of Boston

Department or Program: Transportation
Extensive information about all types of transportation in Boston area: commuting, public transportation, bicycling, and walking.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (617) 635-4680  
Email: BTD@cityofboston.gov  

City of Boston

Department or Program: Bikes
Information on the public transit options, bicycles, network/planning, bike parking, bike racks, and bike programs.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (617) 918-4343  
Email: bostonbikes@cityofboston.gov  

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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

City of Boston

Department or Program: Waste Reduction
Information about waste options, programs, recyling, composting and hazardous waste, collection and drop-off.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (617) 635-4900  
Email: PublicWorks@cityofboston.gov  

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MASSDEP)

Department or Program: Waste & Recycling
MassDEP's resources including: commercial and municipal waste reduction, recycling and composting, and ensure the safe management, reuse and disposal of solid and hazardous wastes.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (617) 626-1000  
Email: env.internet@state.ma.us  

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MASSDEP)

Department or Program: Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Municipal Grants
This grant program provides grantees with funding for waste reduction and waste diversion projects.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : Tina Klein   (617) 292-5704  
Email: tina.klein@state.ma.us  

MassSave

Department or Program: Lamp and Ballast Recycling
Recycling for older lamps and ballasts containing toxic PCBs subject to regulations.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   Enter Zip code on contact page  
Email: http://www.masssave.com/en/contact  

Earth911

Department or Program: Recycle Search
Recycle search locates nearby recycling for a wide range of products.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (877) 321-1811 Sales Support only  
Email: info@earth911.com  

Recycling Works Massachusetts

Department or Program: Wastewise Program
Wastewise program connected through the EPA and MASSDEP. Also resource directory for recycling processors and haulers of Massachusetts.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact and directory   (888) 254-5525  
Email: info@recyclingworksma.com  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Recycle on the Go Program
Resource guide on developing recycling infrastructure in stadiums, parks, and other large venues.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information  
Email: r1web.mail@epa.gov  

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MASSDEP)

Department or Program: Wastewise Program
A state contact for a national resource for businesses to reduce solid waste, non-hazardous industrial wastes, and practice sustainable materials management through prevention and Waste & Recycling.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : Sean Sylver   (617) 292-5747  
Email: sean.sylver@state.ma.us  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Wastewise Program
A national resource for businesses to reduce waste and practice sustainable materials management through prevention and Waste & Recycling.
Location:   MA     Type: Public  
Contact : Janet Bowen   (617) 918-1795  
Email: bowen.janet@epamail.epa.gov  

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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  

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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 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/  

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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