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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

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Energy Efficiency

Indianapolis Power & Light Company

Department or Program: Business Energy Incentive Program
Prescriptive rebates on lighting, compressed air, HVAC, and more. Custom incentives designed for energy efficiency also available. Targeted Projects exceeding $20,000 must be evaluated by the Business Energy Incentives Program for funding availability.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : Business Energy Incentive Customer information Center   (877) 399-1202  
Email: http://www.iplpower.com/Home/Contact_Us/  
Incentives: Yes  

Flex Green Energy

Energy consultation to evaluate businesses' current lighting and create an analysis to show all the benefits of choosing an investment in your businesses' lighting to improve sustainability.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (877) 535-5337  
Email: info@gflexgreenlight.com  
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: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact  
Email: http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  
Incentives: Yes  

Power Moves

Department or Program: Business Member Retrofit Program (Custom Incentives)
For energy efficient retrofitting. The maximum total incentive payment per qualified completed building is $50,000/year or $0.06/kWh savings in the first year. Maximum incentive cannot exceed 50% of the project cost.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : General Assistance   (877) 653-8288  
Email: info@PowerMoves.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Power Moves

Department or Program: C&I HVAC Retrofit Prescriptive Rebates
Rebates for retrofitting of HVAC energy efficient equipment. The maximum total prescriptive incentive payment per member is $25,000 per year. The incentive payment cannot exceed 75% of the total project cost. Self-labor cannot be included in total project cost.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : General Assistance   (877) 653-8288  
Email: info@PowerMoves.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Power Moves

Department or Program: Commercial & Industrial Lighting Retrofit Prescriptive Rebates
Rebates for buildings containing the equipment to be retrofitted and must be provided electricity from an electric cooperative participating in the POWER MOVES programs. The maximum total prescriptive incentive payment per member is $25,000 per year. The incentive payment cannot exceed 75% of the total project cost. Self-labor cannot be included in total project cost.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : General Assistance   (877) 653-8288  
Email: info@PowerMoves.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Citizens Energy Group

Department or Program: Business Rebate Program (Natural Gas)
Offers business customers to save when replacing old equipment with high-efficiency upgrades. List of requirements and rebates on website. Rebates are available for Citizens natural gas business customers.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : Business Call Center   (317) 927-4328  
Email: MarketingSales@CitizensEnergyGroup.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Duke Energy

Department or Program: Smart $aver Incentive Program
Incentives to help businesses offset the cost of purchasing high-efficiency equipment prior to the completion of the project. Incentive programs include lighting, cooling, moro, and pumps. The incentives are capped at $50,000 per year per facility.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : General Assistance   (866) 380-9580  
Email: https://www.duke-energy.com/indiana-business/energy-management/energy-efficiency-incentives-email.asp  
Incentives: Yes  

Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC)

Department or Program: Energizing Indiana - Commercial & Industrial Prescriptive Rebates
Rebate programs designed to help facility managers and building owners achieve cost-effective energy savings. Applications and rebate charts on website.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : Energy Advisor  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

Indiana Finance Authority

Department or Program: State Revolving Fund (SRF) Loan Program & Sustainability
Base on the type and cost of the green component, a community may be eligible for improved ranking on the SRF Project Priority List as well as an interest rate break up to 0.5% on its SRF loan. Green projects include sustainable green infrastructure, water or energy efficiency measures or are environmentally innovative solutions.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : Bill Harkins, SRF Program Director   (317) 234-4862  
Email: wharkins@ifa.in.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

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Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

CleanLink

Online resources to professional cleaning. Offers "How-Tos" and purchasing of certified green products.
Location: Milwaukee   WI     Type: Private  
Contact : Sue Flitz, Regional Sales Manager   (800) 727-7995  
Email: sue.flitz@tradepress.com  

City of Indianapolis

Department or Program: Recycling Market Development Program
A published list of products that are made with recycled content. Products listed includes abrasives, building materials, floors and walls, molding, benches, compost, and much more
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : Recycling Market Development Program   (800) 451-6027  
Email: recyle@idem.IN.gov  

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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

C&J Well Co.

Department or Program: Water Treatment Services
Offers many Indianapolis water treatment options. Treatment services from C&J are water softener systems, reverse osmosis, well cleaning, ultraviolet disinfection, iron filter, sediment filters, sand filters, and chlorine injection.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 566-2079  
Email: http://www.cj4water.com/contact/  

Commercial Janitorial

Cleaning services for stadiums, clubs, arenas, and live event performance facilities using local and Green Seal Certified cleaning products.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : National Service Center   (800) 893-4080  

CleanLink

Online resources to professional cleaning. Offers "How-Tos" and purchasing of certified green products.
Location: Milwaukee   WI     Type: Private  
Contact : Sue Flitz, Regional Sales Manager   (800) 727-7995  
Email: sue.flitz@tradepress.com  

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Stadiums - Recycle on the Go
Provides reference information on how to recycle at stadiums that exist both inside the venue and outside in the parking lots.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact :

Game Day Recycling Challenge

A friendly competition for colleges and universities to promote waste reduction at their football games. Schools track and report waste reductions and disposal data that is used to rank the schools. Schools must register.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : General Assistance  
Email: helpline@gamedaychallenge.org  
Measurement Tools: Yes

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Green Power Partnership
EPA's Green Power Partnership tracks and recognizes the collegiate athletic conferences with the highest combined green power purchases in the nation. Winner gets recognition as largest single green power users within each participating conference.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : James Critchfield, Green Power Partnership Director; Melissa Klein, Green Power Partnership Communications Director; General contact   (202) 343-9442; 202-343-9207  
Email: critchfield.james@epa.gov;   klein.melissa@epa.gov;   http://epa.gov/greenpower/contactus.htm  

Novative Online Media

Department or Program: Sustainable Living
Offers sustainable living information as well as local green services for people interested in exploring ecologically sustainable ways of thinking and living in your local community.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : Contact Varies  

Indianapolis & Marion County – Office of Sustainability

Department or Program: SustainIndy Community Grants
The program seeks initiatives that further economic development, ensure environmental integrity and promote social and cultural vibrancy. Proposals should address enhancing quality of life for residents, protecting the natural environment, and strengthening local economy. Proposals can be submitted at any time during the calendar year and will be reviewed quarterly. Grants will be awarded up to a maximum of $10,000 per project.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information  
Email: http://www.indy.gov/Pages/Contact.aspx  
Incentives: Yes  

City of Indianapolis – Office of Sustainability and United Water

Department or Program: Green Infrastructure Grant Program
Funding granted to organizations who utilize green infrastructure projects designed to improve water quality and reduce storm water runoff.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : General contact  
Email: http://www.indy.gov/Pages/Contact.aspx  
Incentives: Yes  

GreenPeople

Local resource for eco-friendly landscaping. Includes information on local businesses that provide access to eco-friendly: landscape designs, building
Location:   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : Varies by company  

EarthEasy: Solutions for Sustainable Living

Provides information and tips on xeriscaping - a groundskeeping method of planting which conserves water.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : General contact   (888) 451-6752  
Email: info@eartheasy.com  

Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable

GLRPPR is a professional organization dedicated to promoting information exchange and networking to P2 professionals in the Great Lakes regions of the United States and Canada.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : Laura Barnes, Executive Director   (217) 333-8957  
Email: l-barnes@illinois.edu  

Environmental Greenscapes, Inc.

Environmental landscaping options such as green/garden roofs and rain gardens/bio-retention areas. Also options for design and installing of permeable paver systems which allow for rain water infiltration instead of run off.
Location: Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 549-EGSI / (317) 549-3474  
Email: info@environmentalgreenscapes.com  

Carpet Cleaning Megastore

Offers a large selection of GREEN Certified products and equipment. Many of the products that are offered have been 3rd party certified.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : Customer Service   (800) 242-4952  
Email: info@advantagerestoration.com  

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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

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Green Energy

NIPSCO

Department or Program: Feed-in Tariff
Receive a check for the amount of energy generated through renewable energy project. Program provides a sell-back opportunity for the customer.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : General Questions   (800) 464-7726  
Email: mas@nisource.com  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

Indianapolis Power & Light Company

Department or Program: Renewable Energy Incentive Program
Program will provide incentive payments of up to $4,000 per system. The minimum system size is 2kW (per AC inverter name plate rating) for solar PB. The system must be purchased after June 1, 2013 and is only allowed for one incentive per service.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : Cole Willis, Renewable Energy Program   (317) 261-5178  
Email: cole.willis.aes.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Indiana Office of Energy Development

Department or Program: Solar Power Roof Vents/Fans Deduction
Offers tax deduction for the purchase and installation of solar powered roof vents or fans. The amount of the deduction is equivalent to the less of either 50% of the installed cost of $1,000. Must provide documentation of the installation date and documentation of the cost of materials, labor, person's or corporation responsible for purchasing. Enter 6 2 3 on Schedule 2 under line 11 of the IT-40 if claiming this deduction.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : General contact   (800) 457-8283  
Incentives: 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: Indianapolis   IN     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

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Groundskeeping

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Organic Waste

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Organic Waste & Food Donation

Castaway Compost

Provider of worm compost, red worms and DIY worm composting bins.
Location: Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 577-9142  
Email: keith@castawaycompost.com  

Earth Mama Compost

Curbside composting pickup for the central Indiana area.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 759-4589  
Email: info@earthmamacompost.com  

Second Helpings

Food donations can be arranged on a one-time basis or on an ongoing regular schedule. Food is given to hungry households around Indianapolis. Businesses may also hold a food drive and toolkits are available.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Joe Hoog, Food Donation Coordinator   (317) 632-2664  
Email: Joe@secondhelpings.org  

The Julian Center

Department or Program: Food Pantry
Donations of food is used as an outreach service to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Program ensures that victims can continue to feed themselves and their children after ending and leaving abusive relationships. Donations of non-perishable items are accepted and help of holding a food drive is available.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 941-2200  
Email: General   contact,   info@juliancenter.org;   Donations,   donate@juliancenter.org info@juliancenter.org     Donations donate@juliancenter.org  

Gleaners

Gleaners solicit, store, and distribute food and critical grocery products to qualifying agencies who serve the public directly. Direct food donations or pick up of donations can be arranged.
Location: Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General contact   (317) 925-0191; (800) 944-9166  
Email: gleaners@gleaners.org  

Midwest Food Bank

Looking for corporate partners to provide in-kind food donations.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Indianapolis Area Representative   (317) 786-8980  
Email: http://www.midwestfoodbank.org/contact-us  

Green With Indy

Department or Program: Circle of Life of Food
Green with Indy aims to contribute to the health and wellness of the greater Indianapolis community through four main initiatives: MyComposter!, MyVeggieGardener!, MyVeggieExchange! and MyMamaCanCook!
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 450-0951  
Email: info@greenwithindy.com  

Castaway Compost

Provider of worm compost, red worms and DIY worm composting bins.
Location: Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 577-9142  
Email: keith@castawaycompost.com  

Earth Mama Compost

Curbside composting pickup for the central Indiana area.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 759-4589  
Email: info@earthmamacompost.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

Offers products and solutions to stormwater damage of public buildings, hospitals, schools, parks, trails, and more.
Location: Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (800) 338-1122  

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Transportation

Indy Connect

Department or Program: Central Indiana's Transportation Initiative
Plan that intends to provide transportation options ? from local bus, to rapid transit, to roadways and pedestrian and bike pathways ? and connect people to jobs, healthcare, education and shopping.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact :
Email: info@indyconnect.org  

Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation

Department or Program: IndyGo
Public transportation within Indianapolis. Offers chances to win free tickets for using public transportation. Uses hybrid buses as part of the fleet.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 635-3344  
Incentives: Yes  

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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

Construction Waste

Provide Roll-Off container services to real estate developers, construction companies, and contractors. CW specializes in recycling as much construction and demolition material as possible. The two options include separate recyclables at source or separate recyclables at their facility.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : Customer Service   (317) 710-7406  
Email: info@callcw.com  

Green Wave Computer Recycling

Free drop-off recycling of computers and other electronic items. Recycling process ensures complete recycling and data destruction.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : General Assistance   (317) 899-0000  
Email: info@gwcri.com  

PC Disposal

Offers secure data transportation and removal, resale opportunities, employee redeployment programs and more. Company is R2 Certified responsible recycler and provides a certified report detailing the services performed.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Private  
Contact : Customer Service   (877) 244-0250  
Email: http://ww3.pcdisposal.com/request.php  

RecycleFOrce

Provides comprehensive recycling services and workforce training to formerly incarcerated individuals
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 532-1367  
Email: Info@recycleforce.org  

Habitat for Humanity

Department or Program: ReStore
Accepts donations of excess inventory and building materials to help Greater Indy Habitat build quality, affordable homes for those in need. Pick up of your donation is available.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Indy ReStore   (317) 777-6098  
Email: http://www.indyrestore.com/contact.php  

Waste Management

Information on waste services for businesses including pickup.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (800) 443-5646  

City of Indianapolis

Information about recycling drop off locations.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 327-2987  
Email: recyclingdropoff@indy.gov  

Indiana Recycling Coalition

Supports source reduction, reuse, composting, and recycling activities in Indiana. Supports policies and programs that advance sustainable materials management.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 632-5915; (877) 283-9550  
Email: Carey   Hamilton,   Executive   Director,   carey@indianarecycling.org  

Republic Services

Provides cost-effective garbage collection, recycling and solid waste disposal solutions for your home, business or government entity.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact :
Email: http://site.republicservices.com/corporate/contact/contact-information.aspx  

City of Indianapolis

Department or Program: ToxDrop
Locations of five (5) drop off locations for all city citizens to drop off their electronics and household hazardous waste to be recycled and/or disposed of properly.
Location: Indianapolis   IN     Type: Public  
Contact : Form to communicate with Indy.gov  
Email: http://www.indy.gov/Pages/Contact.aspx  

US Centrifuge Systems

Provides technology used to separate liquid and solid waste.
Location: Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (800) 899-2040  

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

Niagara Conservation

Department or Program: Water Saving Devices and Products
Offers high-quality conservation kits to help conserve water and save money. Devices offered are high-efficiency showerheads, water-saving aerators, outdoors lawn and garden products, and water ecokits.
Location: Cedar Knolls   NJ     Type: Private  
Contact : AM Conservation Group   (888) 750-4104  
Email: http://www.niagaraconservation.com/archive/contact_original  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Covalen

Serving corporations, municipalities, builders, developers, engineers and homeowners, Covalen applies commercially available technology to provide cost-effective and reliable ?Smart Infrastructure.?
Location: Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (877) 770-8277  

Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District

Assists Marion County land users in conserving soil, water, and related natural resources by providing technical, financial and educational services.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 786-1776  
Email: http://marionswcd.org/contact-us/  

United States Department of Agriculture

Department or Program: Natural Resources Conservation Service: Indiana
Natural resources conservation programs help people reduce soil erosion, enhance water supplies, improve water quality, increase wildlife habitat, and reduce damages caused by floods and other natural disasters.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 290-3200  
Email: Jerod   Chew,   District   Conservationist,   jerod.chew@in.usda.gov;   http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/in/contact/feedback/  

Wikiocity: The Open Directory

Department or Program: Water Conservation Consultants
Directory of water conservation consultants in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (317) 782-4415  

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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