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Energy

Energy Efficiency
Green Energy

Water

Water Conservation
Stormwater

Waste

Waste & Recycling
Organic Waste

Green Maintenance

Green Cleaning
Groundskeeping

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing


Transportation


General Sustainability Assistance



Energy Efficiecny

National Resources

Energy Efficiency

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

Department or Program: Energy Performance Benchmarking
Offers Automated Benchmarking System for benchmarking facility using Energy Star Portfolio Manager. Workshops and web tutorials offered for benchmarking with Portfolio Manager.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : Business Customer Service Center   (800) 468-4743  
Email: generalfeedback@pge.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: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact  
Email: http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  
Incentives: Yes  

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

Department or Program: Continuous Energy Improvement
Develop energy-efficiency goals, implement best practices throughout your business. PG&E can help evaluate ongoing energy performance for your business.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : Business Customer Service Center   (800) 468-4743  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

Department or Program: Energy Audits and Benchmarking
Offers onsite energy assessment services to help create a strategic plan for implementing projects to reduce cost and increase Green Energy
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : Business Customer Service Center   (800) 468-4743  
Email: generalfeedback@pge.com  
Measurement Tools: Yes

National Resources

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

SF Environment

Department or Program: SF Approved
List of products and services for Environmentally Preferable Purchasing that had been tested and approved by SF Environment.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact :
Email: http://www.sfapproved.org/contact-us  

Conservatree

Expert advice and one-stop source for information on environmentally friendly paper supply.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (415) 883-6264  
Email: paper@conservatree.org  

StopWaste

Free fact sheets and other resources to assist organizations to make more sustainable purchasing decisions.
Location: Oakland   CA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (510) 891-6500  
Email: http://www.stopwaste.org/home/index.asp?page=277  

StopWaste Partnership

Department or Program: Reusable Packaging Association
Information and resources to Alameda County businesses to switch to reusable pallets and containers.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (877) 786-7927  
Email: Reusables@stopwaste.org  

National Resources

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

San Francisco Green Business

Network of organizations aiming to adopt environmental practices that are sustainable and profitable; programs available include recognition and certification opportunities, technical assistance and more
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Inquiries   (415) 355-3778  
Email: http://sfgreenbusiness.org/General-Inquiries.html  

City of San Francisco

Department or Program: SFEnvironment: Toxics Reduction Program/Green Cleaning Program
Program and resources for custodial green cleaning products.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Inquiries   (415) 355-3700  
Email: environment@sfgov.org  

PlantSF

Information on sustainable landscaping, integrated pest management, permeable concrete and other resources
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Information  
Email: info@plantSF.org  

Western Sustainability & Pollution Prevention Network

A cooperative with EPA Region 9. A technical resource for regional pollution prevention (P2) issues through researching, consolidating, and disseminating P2 information
Location: Reno   NV     Type: Public  
Contact : Ken Trankle or Roland Fornoff   Ken (775) 834-3671, Roland (702) 866-5927  
Email: ktrankle@unr.edu,   fornoff@unr.edu  

San Francisco Department of Public Health

Department or Program: Clean and Green Program
Free pollution prevention workshops, environmental tools, private consultations and health education materials for San Francisco businesses
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Virginia St. Jean   (415) 252-3907  
Email: virginia.stjean@sfdph.org  

San Francisco Clean City Coalition

Sustainability employment training for low-income people in San Francisco; special event cleanup and recycling services, electronic waste disposal, as well as other types of technical assistance
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (415) 552-9201, (415) 552-9202 (Fax)  
Email: info@sfcleancity.com  

National Resources

Center for Integrated Pest Management

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

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

Green Seal

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

U.S. Green Building Council

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

Environmental Paper Network

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

Green Cleaning

National Resources

Green Energy

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

Department or Program: Energy Audits and Benchmarking
Offers onsite energy assessment services to help create a strategic plan for implementing projects to reduce cost and increase Green Energy
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : Business Customer Service Center   (800) 468-4743  
Email: generalfeedback@pge.com  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

Department or Program: Self Generation Incentive Program (SGIP)
Provides financial incentives for the installation of new, qualifying equipment for generating energy. SGIP applies to both renewable and non-renewable technologies.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : SGIP Program Customer Service Center   (877) 743-4112  
Email: selfgen@pge.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

Department or Program: Solar and Renewables Program
Information on incentives, tax credits, financial resources, designing, etc. for solar and other renewable energy projects.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : Customer Service Center   (800) 468-4743  
Email: generalfeedback@pge.com  
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: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact  
Email: http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  
Incentives: Yes  

California Center for Sustainable Energy

Helps individuals, businesses/institutions and governments with planning, technical assistance, education and incentives in the areas of building performance, renewable energy, and clean transportation.
Location: Oakland   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Information   (858) 244-1177  
Email: http://energycenter.org/contact  
Incentives: Yes  

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

Department or Program: Business Rebates/Money Back Solutions
Rebates/incentives for qualified Green Energy products to help reduce costs and maximize Green Energy.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : Business Customer Service Center   (800) 468-4743  
Email: http://pge.com/en/myhome/addservices/contactus/index.page  
Incentives: Yes  

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

Department or Program: Savings By Design/Customized New Construction
Design assistance and incentives for energy efficient design and products used in new construction.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : Design Team   (415) 973-3803  
Email: savingsbydesign@pge.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

Department or Program: Customized Retrofit
Customized incentives for retrofit projects involving high-efficiency equipment or system installations.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : Business Customer Service Center   (800) 468-4743  
Incentives: Yes  

Energy Upgrade California

Programs, resources, financing assistance, rebates and incentives for businesses to upgrade to more energy efficient tools and appliances.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (877) 785-2237  
Email: info@lapace.org  
Incentives: Yes  

San Francisco Water Power Sewer

Department or Program: GoSolarSF
SF Public Utilities Commission incentive program for installing solar energy generation on your property, contracting with an installer participating in the City?s Workforce Development program.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : GoSolarSF Program   (415) 554-3434  
Email: GoSolarSF@sfwater.org  
Incentives: Yes  

State of California

Department or Program: Self Generation Incentive Program (SGIP)
Incentives to support existing, new, and emerging distributed energy sources. The SGIP provides rebates for qualifying distributed energy systems installed on the customer's side of the utility meter.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : James Loewen  
Email: james/loewen@cpuc.ca.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

City of San Francisco

Department or Program: SF Environment/SF Energy Watch
Assistance in upgrading old and inefficient equipment to lower operating costs. Resources for incentives, city ordinances, and preferred contractor list for Green Energy products and projects.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : SF Department of the Environment   (415) 355-3700  
Email: environment@sfgov.org  
Incentives: Yes  

City of San Francisco

Department or Program: Existing Commercial Building Energy Performance Ordinance.
Information for existing commercial buildings energy performance ordinance and how to comply.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Assistance   (415) 992-6373  
Email: environment@sfgov.org  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

EPA

Department or Program: ENERGY STAR Region 9
Tools and resources for assistance in Green Energy and management.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Energy Star Hotline   (888) 782-7937 or (703) 412-3086  
Email: http://energystar.supportportal.com/ics/support/ticketnewwizard.asp?style=classic  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Food Service Technology Center

Resource for commercial food service industry with information on equipment performance and Green Energy.
Location: San Ramon   CA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Information   (800) 398-3782  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

National Resources

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

EPA Region 9

Department or Program: Food Recovery Challenge
Recognition program to reduce and prevent food waste.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Andre Villasenor or Wendi Shafir, EPA Region 9 Contacts   Andre (213) 244-1813, Wendi (415) 972-3422  
Email: villasenor.andre@epa.gov,   shafir.wendi@epa.gov  

San Francisco Food Bank

Donation of extra and imperfect edible foods to help end hunger and assist low-income families and seniors. Capture tax benefit and dispose of excess inventory.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Barbara Abbott, Food Industry Donations   (415) 282-1900 x 364  
Email: babbott@sfmfoodbank.org  

Food Runners

Free pick up of excess perishable and prepared food from businesses to neighborhood programs that feed the hungry.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Nancy Hahn   (415) 658-7618  
Email: nancy@foodrunners.org  

City of San Francisco

Department or Program: SF Environment
Offers a range of customized assistance for businesses to recycle and compost. Also information on complying with SF's mandatory recycling and composting ordinance and the Zero Waste Program.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (415) 355-3700  
Email: environment@sfgov.org  
Measurement Tools: Yes

California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery

Department or Program: CalRecycle: Materials Management and Local Assistance
Liaison between state programs at CalRecycle and local city sustainability contacts. Expertise in finding the right person for technical assistance inquiries
Location: Sacramento   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Diana Rivera, Integrated Waste Management Specialist   (916) 324-1727  
Email: Diana.Rivera@CalRecycle.ca.gov  

National Resources

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

San Francisco Water Power and Sewer

Department or Program: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Guidelines and tools for developers to achieve compliance for stormwater management
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Customer Service   (415) 551-3000, (415) 551-3050 (Fax)  
Email: stormwaterreview@sfwater.org  
Measurement Tools: Yes

National Resources

Transportation

City of San Francisco

Department or Program: SFEnvironment: Transportation
Sustainable Commuting programs and incentives providing commuter benefit programs, emergency ride home service, rideshare, bicycle advocacy, and other alternatives to driving alone.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Genial Inquiries   (415) 355-3700  
Email: environment@sfgov.org  
Incentives: Yes  

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

Recology

Employee-owned waste company focusing on resource recovery. Contact local service providers for business outreach and education programs, incentives, assistance with difficult to recycle items, and other recology programs.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : Customer Service Center   (415) 330-1400  
Email: http://recologysf.com/index.php/contact-us#recology-san-francisco  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Computer Recycling Center

Full-service collection, reuse, and refurbishment program. Refurbished computers are given to educational and community programs.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : Administrative Office   (415) 643-6200  
Email: http://crc.org/about/contact.php  
Incentives: Free Pick Up  

eWasteSF

Pick up and delivery of electronic waste. Also offer No Cost Data Destruction and Recycling of all electronics including IT, server and communications gear.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Inquiry   (415) 483-6868  
Email: info@eWasteSF.com  

City of San Francisco

Department or Program: RecycleWhere?
A search tool for locating recycling sites in the San Francisco area
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Assistance  
Email: info@recyclewhere.org  

San Mateo County

Department or Program: RecycleWorks
Waste/recycling resource for San Mateo county with additional resources on county sustainability programs, green building, green business, Green Energy rebates
Location: Redwood City   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : RecycleWorks Hotline   (888) 442-2666, (650) 361-8220 (Fax)  
Email: http://www.recycleworks.org/contact.html  
Incentives: Yes  

California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery

Department or Program: CalRecycle
State's resources and tools on recycling, waste reduction, and product reuse. CalRecycle promotes innovation in technology to encourage economic and environmental sustainability.
Location: Sacramento   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Waste Reduction Business Assistance   (800) 732-9253  
Email: bzassist@calrecycle.ca.org  

San Francisco Conservation Corps

Department or Program: Recycling Services/Urban Green Team
Staff to provide recycling and large-scale waste disposal for large events and venues. Achieved 90% and above diversion rate for several events.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (415) 928-7322 or (415) 946-4896  

Scroungers Canter for Reusable Art Parts (SCRAP)

Creative reuse center to divert landfill waste and repurpose materials into educational programs, creative projects, and classroom supplies. Re-usable materials include textiles, buttons, paper, craft and office supplies, plastics, and wood.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (415) 647-1746  
Email: scrap@scrap-sf.org  

StopWaste

Free waste prevention and recycling services to businesses and public agencies in Alameda County. Services include technical and funding assistance and guides.
Location: Oakland   CA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (510) 891-6500  
Email: http://www.stopwaste.org/about/contact-follow-us  

City of San Francisco

Department or Program: SF Environment
Resources and incentives for green building and construction.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : SF Environment   (415) 355-3700  
Email: environment@sfgov.org  
Incentives: Yes  

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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  

Water Conservation

National Resources

Water Conservation & Reuse

San Francisco Water Power Sewer

Department or Program: Business Rebate and Incentive Program
Free audits, potential fixture rebates and free fixtures; also info on high efficiency toilet and washers, commercial equipment grants, and incentivized solar programs.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Customer Service   (415) 551-3000, (415) 551-3050 (Fax)  
Email: info@sfwater.org  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

East Bay Municipal Utilities District

Department or Program: Water Smart Center
Customized incentives for retrofit projects involving high-efficiency equipment or system installations.
Location: Oakland   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Customer Service   (866) 403-2683  
Email: custsvc@ebmud.com  
Incentives: Yes  

The Food Service Technology Center Program

Department or Program: Custom Water Rebates
Water efficiency rebates, incentives, and certification of high performing water appliances.
Location: San Ramon   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : http://www.fishnick.com/savewater/rebates/  
Incentives: Yes   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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