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Please click on the topic headings below to see the resources in that category.

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 Efficiency

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:   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact  
Email: http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  
Incentives: Yes  

Con Edison

Department or Program: Custom Programs
Performance-based incentives for installing high-efficiency gas and electric equipment.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (877) 797-6347  
Email: conedci@lmbps.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Con Edison

Department or Program: Electric & Gas Rebate Programs
Commercial and industrial customer rebates for lighting fixtures, LED exit signs, chillers, packaged HVAC systems, motors, and water and steam boilers.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (877) 797-6347  
Email: conedci@lmbps.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)

Department or Program: Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentives for non-residential customers to increase the energy efficiency of their facilities.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact : LIPA Customer Service Long Island Power Authority   (800) 692-2626  
Incentives: Yes  

Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)

Department or Program: Existing Building Rebates
Rebates and incentives available for new construction projects and for upgrades to existing buildings
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (800) 692-2626  
Incentives: Yes  

National Resources

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

Green Guru Network

Find and evaluate green products and services, calculate green purchasing costs and benefits; manage the green purchasing process; post green products and services for sale.
Location: Hudson Valley   NJ     Type: Private  
Contact :
Email: http://www.greengurunetwork.com/green-guru-network-community-liaison  
Measurement Tools: Yes

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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

State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program

Department or Program: The New Jersey WasteWise Business Network
Promotes waste reduction, recycling and recycled product procurement. Offers free one-on-one technical assistance, awards and recognition programs, informative publications, WasteWise toolkit.
Location: Trenton   NJ     Type: Public  
Contact : Steven Rinaldi   (609) 984-3438, (609_ 633-1112 (Fax)  
Email: Steven.Rinaldi@dep.nj.gov  

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Department or Program: New York State Environmental Excellence Awards
Award gives visibility and recognition to sustainable projects/programs that improve and protect NY environmental resources and economy.
Location: Albany   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : Division of Environmental Permits and Pollution Prevention   (518) 402-9469  
Email: awards@dec.ny.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Department or Program: New York Environmental Leaders
Provides recognition and incentives to organizations that use sustainable business practices. NYEL helps improve business environmental performance through incentives and motivation to become more efficient.
Location: Albany   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : Division of Environmental Permits   (518) 402-9167  
Email: Link   to   E-mail:   http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/939.html  
Incentives: Yes  

Global Green USA (affiliated with Green Cross International)

Department or Program: Coalition for Resource Recovery
Helps businesses increase profits by transforming recyclables and food waste into assets. Identifies and promotes effective waste diversion and energy recovery technologies through pilot projects in New York City.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (646) 664-1602  
Email: Link   to   Online   Form:   http://thecorr.org/contact.php  

New York State Pollution Prevention Institute

Cutting edge research and technology for pollution-prevention processes that can help venues.
Location: Rochester   NY     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (585) 475-2512, (585) 475-6610 (Fax)  
Email: nysp2i@rit.edu  

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Department or Program: Regional Permit Administrators
Find permit administrators in your area to help with any permit application or inform you on ways to make business more green.
Location: Albany   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : (518) 402-9167  
Email: Link   to   E-mail:   http://www.dec.ny.gov/about/39381.html  

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Department or Program: Long Island Rail Road
Serves major stadiums to encourage fans to use public transportation. Information on schedules, maps, fares, and special event schedules. Beat traffic, tolls, parking headaches, and rising gas prices.
Location: Brooklyn   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   511  
Email: http://mta-nyc.custhelp.com/app/ask  

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Department or Program: Long Island Rail Road: Take a Train to the Game
Information for schedules, maps, fares, and special event schedules. Beat traffic, tolls, parking headaches, and rising gas prices. GO to New York Knicks, Rangers, Islanders, Mets, and Yankees games.
Location: Brooklyn   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   511  
Email: http://mta-nyc.custhelp.com/app/ask  

New York State Office of General Services

Department or Program: New York's Green Cleaning Program
Database of approved green products, searchable by product type and manufacturer. Cost calculator shows cost per gallon of diluted product, vs. cost per gallon when purchased.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (518) 408-1782  
Measurement Tools: Yes

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

Commercial Janitorial

Department or Program: New York Sports Stadiums, Arenas, Racetrack and Ballpark Cleaning
Clean around the stadium, in the stadium, in bathrooms, and in the locker rooms. Always uses green cleaning methods.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (800) 893-4080  

Green Choice

Green cleaning with chemical-free organic cleansers for carpet, rugs, upholstery, leather, and more. Also rug repair and water damage cleanup.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (212) 359-1687  

Ojserkis Janitor Supply

Department or Program: Green Products
Order recycled paper plates, natural cleaning supplies or green hygiene products for venues.
Location: New Jersey   NJ     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (800) 257-8557  
Email: ojsupply@comcast.net  

National Resources

Green Energy

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:   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact  
Email: http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  
Incentives: Yes  

Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)

Department or Program: PV Rebate Program
Rebates for grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) systems as part of the Solar Pioneer and Solar Entrepreneur programs.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact : LIPA Customer Service   (800) 692-2626  
Incentives: Yes  

Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)

Department or Program: Renewable Energy for Commercial Businesses
Geothermal, solar, and wind energy rebates, currently $1.30 per watt up to 100 kWdc with a maximum of $130,000 .
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact : Energy Efficiency Info Line   (800) 692-2626  
Incentives: Yes  

Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)

Department or Program: Solar Initiative Feed-in Tariff
Fixed payments for electricity produced by approved photovoltaic systems, 50 kW to 20 mW.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact : Stephen Cantore   Stephen Cantore, (516) 545-4820  
Email: scantore@service.lipower.org  
Incentives: Yes  

Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)

Department or Program: Wind Energy Rebate Program Utility Rebate Program Wind
Rebates to residential and commercial electric customers for the installation of grid-connected wind energy systems.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact : LIPA Wind Rebate Processing   (800) 692-2626  
Email: wind@service.lipower.org  
Incentives: Yes  

Con Edison

Department or Program: Con Ed (Gas) - Commercial and Industrial Green Energy Program
Rebate program for energy efficient equipment in buildings inside the eligible service area.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : Con Edison Commercial; Commercial and Industrial Green Energy Program   Con Edison Commercial (877) 797-6347, Commercial and Industrial Green Energy Program (646)833-1047  
Email: conedci@lmbps.com  
Incentives: Yes  

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Department or Program: New Construction Program
Rebate program for incorporating Green Energy & renewable-energy resources into design, construction and operation of commercial facilities.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (518) 862-1090, (518) 862-1091 (Fax)  
Email: esf@nyserda.ny.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Department or Program: Existing Facilities Performance Based Incentive Program
Merges the State's former Peak Load Reduction and Enhanced Commercial and Industrial Performance programs. New program offers a broad array of different incentives to electricity and natural gas customers in NY State paying the System Benefits Charge (SBC).
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : Eric Mazzone   (866) 697-3732 x 3371 or (518) 862-1090  
Email: efm@nyserda.ny.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Department or Program: Fuel Cell Rebate and Performance Incentive
Incentives for the purchase, installation, and operation of customer sited tier (CST, also called "behind the meter") fuel cell systems used for electricity production.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : Edward Kear and Scott Larsen   Edward Kear (518) 862-1090 x 3269, Scott Larsen (518) 862-1090 x 3208  
Email: ebk@nyserda.ny.gov LSL@nyserda.ny.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Department or Program: On-Site Small Wind Incentive Program State Rebate Program
Incentives for eligible small wind systems.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : Public Information Officer   (518) 862-1090 or (866) 697-3732  
Email: smallwind@nyserda.ny.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Department or Program: Sun Solar Electric Incentive Program
Cash inventives for installation by eligible installers/contractors of new grid-connected PV systems.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (518) 862-1090, (518) 862-1091 (Fax)  
Email: info@nyserda.ny.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Department or Program: Solar Thermal Incentive Program
Incentives for installing solar water heating systems, available to residential and non-residential customers of the state's major investor-owned utilities.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (518) 862-1090, (518) 862-1091 (Fax)  
Email: info@nyserda.ny.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

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: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (888) 782-7937 or (703) 412-3086  
Email: Online   Form:   http://energystar.supportportal.com/ics/support/ticketnewwizard.asp?style=classic  

New York City Department of Buildings

Department or Program: New York City - Property Tax Abatement for Photovoltaic Equipment Expenditures
Property tax abatement for photovoltaic systems on buildings located in cities with a population of 1 million or more people.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information  
Email: greenroofandsolar@buildings.nyc.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

New York State Department of Taxation and Finance

Department or Program: Local Option- Solar Sales Tax Exemption
Exempts the sale and installation of residential solar-energy systems from the state's sales and compensating use taxes.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : Taxpayer Assistance; Sales Tax Information Center   (518) 485-2889 or (800) 698-2909  
Incentives: Yes  

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Department or Program: Anaerobic Digester Gas-to-Electricity Rebate and Performance Incentive
Supports small-sized electricity generation where the energy generated is used primarily at the electric customer's location.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : Tom Feisinger   Tom Feisinger, (518) 862-1090 x 3218  
Email: twf@nyserda.ny.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Department or Program: Real Property Tax Exemption for Green Buildings
Incentives and policies for renewable power and Green Energy efforts. Allows municipal corporations to exempt green buildings from real property taxes.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : (518) 591-5232  
Email: orpts.mail@tax.ny.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

New York State Office of Real Property Tax Services

Department or Program: Solar, Wind & Biomass Energy Systems Exemption Local Option
15-year real property tax exemption for solar, wind energy, and farm-waste energy systems constructed in New York State.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : Public Information Officer   (518) 591-5232  
Email: orpts.mail@tax.ny.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

National Resources

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

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  

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  

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  

Groundskeeping

National Resources

Organic Waste

National Resources

Organic Waste & Food Donation

Premier Disposal

Department or Program: Food Waste Recycling
Comprehensive organics recycling program than can cut waste disposal bills by 25 percent. Produces a high grade top soil.
Location: Glen Gardner   NJ     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (908) 638-0005  

Food Bank Association New York State

Department or Program: Find a Food Bank
Find a food bank by region in New York State.
Location: Albany   NY     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (518) 433-4505, (518) 433-4506 (Fax)  
Email: SharonSmith@FoodBankAssocNYS.org  

FoodPantries.org

Department or Program: New Jersey Food Pantries
Search for New Jersey Food Pantries by city.
Location:   NJ     Type: Non-profit  
Contact :
Email: Online   Form:   http://www.foodpantries.org/ar/about  

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Department or Program: Permitted Composting Facilities
List of permitted composting facilities with address, phone number, and zip code.
Location: Albany   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : Office of Communcation Services   (518) 402-8013  
Email: Link   to   E-mail:   http://www.dec.ny.gov/about/259.html  

NYC Department of Sanitation, Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling

Department or Program: NYC Compost Project
Provide compost education and outreach to NYC businesses. NYC compost project sites, workshops, and community based composting operations.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact :
Email: www.nyc.gov/portal/site/nycgov/menuitem.cab0ced5cf276e94cbb5668001c789a0/  

National Resources

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

New York City Government

Department or Program: Guidelines for the Design and Construction of Stormwater Management Systems
Guidelines of stormwater rules, latest technologies and best practices. Includes a system calculator to assist developers and licensed professionals in determining space requirements for the most appropriate system.
Location: New York City   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   NYC: 311, Outside of NYC: (212) 639-9675  
Measurement Tools: Yes

State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Department or Program: NJ Stormwater Best Management Practices Manual
Specifies stormwater management standards for new developments and how to achieve them.
Location: Trenton   NJ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (609) 777-3373  

National Resources

Transportation

CitiBike

System of 600 stations and 10,000 bikes, strategically placed across New York City. Used for trips under 3 miles; bikes available 24/7; return bike to any station.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact :
Incentives: Yes  

New York City DOT

Department or Program: Staten Island Ferry
News, information, and schedules about riding the ferry.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   311  
Email: http://www.nyc.gov/html/mail/html/maildot.html  

NJ Transit

Resources for train, bus, and light rail. Provides trip planner, deals and discounts to different events for riding public transportation, bicycling options and commuter calculator.
Location: Newark   NJ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (973) 275-5555  
Incentives: Yes  

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Department or Program: Long Island Rail Road: Take a Train to the Game
Serves major stadiums to encourage fans to use public transportation. Information on schedules, maps, fares, and special event schedules. Beat traffic, tolls, parking headaches, and rising gas prices.
Location: Brooklyn   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   For all MTA services, dial 511, the New York State transit and traffic line  
Email: http://mta-nyc.custhelp.com/app/ask  

New York City Department of Transportation

Department or Program: Bicyclists
Information about New York City bike share, biking smart, bike routes, and bike parking.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   311  
Email: http://www.nyc.gov/html/mail/html/maildot.html  

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Department or Program: Long Island Rail Road: Take a Train to the Game
Serves major stadiums to encourage fans to use public transportation. Information on schedules, maps, fares, and special event schedules. Beat traffic, tolls, parking headaches, and rising gas prices.
Location: Brooklyn   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   511  
Email: http://mta-nyc.custhelp.com/app/ask  

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

Bayshore

Earn LEED credits for recycling. Recycling center has a solar project that offers sustainable, pollution free power for asphalt recycling, brick recycling, and concrete recycling.
Location: Keasbey   NJ     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (732) 738-6000  
Email: info@bayshorerecycling.com  

Grinnell Recycling, Inc.

Department or Program: Class B Recycling Center
Accepts building materials including concrete, asphalt, brick, pallets and construction wood waste.
Location: Sparta   NJ     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (973) 383-9300  

Vollers Recycling Facility

Recycle debris on construction site to dramatically reduce costs. Uncontaminated demolition debris can also be sent to processing site. Return trip with recycled materials can reduce overall transportation costs. Efficient pickup and delivery services available.
Location: North Branch   NJ     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (908) 704-2370  
Email: recycling@vollers.cc  

All Green

Department or Program: Electronic Recycling
Schedule pick up or drop offs for e-waste.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (646) 560-2999  

Terracycle

Department or Program: The Brigades Program
Collect previously non-recyclable or hard to recycle waste. Free shipping; donations are up-cycled to produce new products.
Location: Trenton   NJ     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (609) 393-4252  
Email: customersupport@terracycle.net  

CityMatters LLC

Strategic guidance, project management, permitting and policy work for carbon & energy reduction strategies; greener office programs; green roofs and green walls; waste and recyclables storage/containerization, and more.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (212) 496-9473  
Email: andrea@citymatters.biz  

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Materials Management Solid Waste Management Facilities

Department or Program: Active Regulated C&D Debris Processing Facilities
List of regulated construction and debris processing facilities: contact info, location, and types of waste recycled.
Location: Albany   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (518) 402-8678  
Email: swpermit@gw.dec.state.ny.us  

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Department or Program: Registered Electronic Waste Recycling Facilities
List of electronic waste recycling facilities by county. Includes location and phone number.
Location: Albany   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (518) 402-8706  

State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program

Department or Program: E-cycle New Jersey
Directory and resources for a free and environmentally sound recycling program for computers, monitors, laptops, portable computers and televisions.
Location: Trenton   NJ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (866) 337-5669 or (609) 777-3373  

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Department or Program: Landfill Gas-to-Energy Facility Data
Use the list to see if a sports venue's landfill waste goes to a facility where landfill gas emissions are captured and used to produce energy.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (518) 402-8678  

Association of New Jersey Recyclers

Useful resource for the New Jersey business community to recycle materials or to purchase goods made from recycled materials.
Location: Bridgewater   NJ     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (908) 722-7575, (908) 722-0280 (Fax)  

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Bureau of Waste Reduction and Recycling

Department or Program: Practical Source Reduction Tips for Business
Information on various ways to reduce waste through source reduction for management, packaging, purchasing practices, office, cafeterias, and customers.
Location: Albany   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : Division of Materials Management Bureau of Waste Reduction & Recycling   (518) 402-8706  
Email: Link   to   E-mail:   http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8822.html  

NYC Department of Sanitation,Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycle

Department or Program: Recycling in Businesses
Learn what to recycle, who picks up trash and recycling, NYC commercial recycling law, and questions from NYC businesses.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Public  
Contact :
Email: Link   to   Online   Forms:   http://www1.nyc.gov/site/dsny/contact/contact-us.page  

NYC Waste Match

Department or Program: NYC Materials Exchange Development Program
Exchange and purchase used materials from other businesses. Receive tax benefits.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Adanna Roberts and Jessica Huaman   Adanna (212) 650-5832, Jessica (212) 650-5832  
Email: Online   Form:   http://www.wastematch.org/exchange/?content=feedback  
Incentives: Yes  

Recycling NJ

Department or Program: NJ County Recycling Websites
Provides information about recycling centers in venue's local area that collect recyclable materials: rechargeable batteries, compact fluorescent light bulbs, car tires, motor oil, paint and other items that contain hazardous materials.
Location:   NJ     Type: Non-profit  
Contact :
Email: Online   Form:   http://www.recyclingnj.com/contact.html  

State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste

Department or Program: Recycling Processes and Programs
Database of resources for recycling in New Jersey: business recycling development, waste audits, green building etc..
Location: Trenton   NJ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (866) 337-5669  

State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

Department or Program: County Recycling Program Websites
Links to recycling programs in various New Jersey counties.
Location: Trenton   NJ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (866) 337-5669  

State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program

Department or Program: Recycling Center and Recycling Markets Directory
Directory of various recycling centers and markets. Includes location, contact information, and accepted materials.
Location: Trenton   NJ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (866) 337-5669  

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 & Reuse

New Jersey American Water

Department or Program: Environmental Grant Program
Earn grants for environmentally sustainable activities on venue property or in the surrounding community: watershed cleanups, reforestation efforts, rain garden projects, streamside buffer restoration projects and hazardous waste collection efforts.
Location: Voorhees   NJ     Type: Private  
Contact : Gary Matthews   Gary Matthews, (856) 346-8200  
Incentives: Yes  

New York City Water Board

Department or Program: Comprehensive Water Reuse Program
Offers a rate reduction for buildings that recycle much of their water and reuse it. Details of the Program are provided in Part VI Section 10 of the NYC Water Board?s Water and Wastewater Rate Schedule.
Location: New York City   NY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   NYC: 311, Outside of NYC: (212) 639-9675  
Email: Online   Form:   http://www.nyc.gov/portal/site/nycgov/menuitem.cab0ced5cf276e94cbb5668001c789a0/  

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water Quality

Department or Program: Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRR) Green Project Reserve (GPR)
Promotes 'green' technologies; awards capitalization grants to address green infrastructure, water or Green Energy improvements, or other environmentally innovative activities.
Location: Trenton   NJ     Type: Public  
Contact : Eugene Chebra, Assistant Director   (609) 292-8961, (609) 633-8165 (Fax)  
Incentives: Yes  

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Department or Program: Water Conservation Manual
Information requirements on water metering, water supply audit, water conservation methods
Location: Albany   NY     Type: Public  
Contact :
Email: Bureau   of   Public   Outreach:   public@dec.ny.gov  
Measurement Tools: Yes

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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