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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 Efficiency

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

Department or Program: Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds
Makes $39 million available for qualifying projects. Entities eligible to participate in the program include all local jurisdictions in Tennessee.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 532-0238  
Email: pete.westerholm@tn.gov.  
Incentives: yes  

Piedmont Natural Gas

Energy-saving tips and equipment rebates (incl. water heater rebate program) for businesses.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Private  
Contact : (877) 279-3636  
Email: https://www.piedmontng.com/about/aboutpng/contactus/contact.aspx  

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

Nashville Electric Service

Department or Program: Energy Right Solutions for Business
All commercial and industrial customers with a contract demand of 5,000 kilowatts or less are eligible for rebates and incentives.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (877) 634-9442; (615) 747-3775  
Email: renewables@nespower.com  
Incentives: Yes  

State of Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development

Department or Program: Pathway Lending, Commercial Energy Efficiency Loan Program, State Loan Program
Below market rate loans to implement projects that reduce energy use.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 425-7171; (888) 533-7284  
Email: eeinfo@pathwaylending.org  
Incentives: Yes  

U.S. EPA

Department or Program: ENERGY STAR program / Region 4
Provides information, education, benchmarking tools, and recognition programs to improve energy efficiency. Portfolio Manager is a free online benchmarking tool for commercial buildings.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : Danny Orlando, Jason McDonald, Energy STAR hotline   Danny Orlando, (404) 562-9087; Jason McDonald, (404) 562-9203; ENERGY STAR hotline, (888) 782-7937  
Email: orlando.danny@epa.gov,   Mcdonald.Jason@epa.gov  

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Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

ASK Apparel

Department or Program: Southern Hues
Creates clothing from natural dyes and organic fibers. Local and sustainable creation and shipping processes
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Private  
Contact : (615) 306-3154  
Email: info@southernhues.com  

Friendly Arctic

Department or Program: Eco Printing
A green screen printing shop using exclusively high quality, water-based inks as well as offering an extensive line of organic cotton T-shirts, tote bags and more.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Private  
Contact : (615) 357-0158  

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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

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

Department or Program: Tennessee Green Star Partnership
Environmental leadership program recognizes organizations committed to sustainable practices and continuous improvement throughout their entire operation. The Partnership provides opportunities for members to connect with other Partners and awards recognition for advancing through the Partnership.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 253-1729  
Email: TGS.Partnership@tn.gov  
Incentives: yes  

Go Green Cleaning Services

Department or Program: Commercial Cleaning
A commercial service that provides cleaning options including construction clean up, carpet cleaning, and carpet cleaning tips. All services use green cleaning practices and products.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Private  
Contact : (615) 753-1688  
Email: http://www.gogreencleaning.info/index.php?pr=Contact_Us  

Green and Clean Nashville

Department or Program: Commercial Cleaning
Provides cleaning and maintenance using green cleaning products and practicing safer indoor air quality standards
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Private  
Contact : (615) 498-2573  
Email: info@cleanandgreennashville.com  

The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness

Department or Program: Small Starts @ Work
Small Starts @ Work is an interactive wellness toolkit full of tips, ideas, and actions to help employees get healthier and help your business get recognized as a Healthier Tennessee Workplace.
Location:   TN     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General contact  
Email: tennessee@healthierstate.org  

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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

National Resources

Green Energy

Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association

The state chapter for the national Solar Energy Industries Association, and represents the interest of the solar energy industry in Tennessee. The mission is to make solar energy a mainstream energy source and realize the full potential of the solar industry in Tennessee.
Location: Knoxville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact :
Email: info@tenneseiasolar.com  

DSIRE / NC Clean Energy Technology Center

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

State of Tennessee

Department or Program: Green Energy Production Property Credit
Property tax incentive for green electricity generators sending power for use offsite.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : Taxpayer Assistance   (615) 401-7737  
Email: Comptroller.Web@state.tn.us  
Incentives: Yes  

State of Tennessee

Department or Program: Wind Energy Systems Property Tax Exemption
Property tax incentive: Wind energy systems - taxed at no more than one-third of their total installed cost.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : Taxpayer Assistance - TN Comptroller   (615) 401-7737  
Email: Comptroller.Web@state.tn.us  
Incentives: Yes  

Nashville Electric Service

Department or Program: Nashville Electric Green Power Switch
Purchase blocks of sustainably generated electrical power, sometimes called Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs).
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (865) 632-2101  
Email: tvainfo@tva.gov  

Nashville Electric Service and Tennessee Valley Authority

Department or Program: Dispersed Power Program (Large)
TVA works with qualified producers with a qualified facility as determined by FERC. Generation size is unlimited through the Dispersed Power Program. Developers of large renewable energy projects are offered pre-set prices and terms and conditions for power generated by selected, commercially available renewable energy technologies.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 736-6900  
Incentives: Yes  

Nashville Electric Service and Tennessee Valley Authority

Department or Program: Green PowerÿProviders (Small)
Offers technical support and incentives for homes & businesses that generate their own renewable energy.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : 615-736-6900  
Email: renewables@nespower.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Nashville Electric Service and Tennessee Valley Authority

Department or Program: TVA - Mid-Sized Renewable Standard Offer Program ÿÿ
The Renewable Standard Offer is for generation projects greater than 50 kilowatts and less than or equal to 20 megawatts. Developers of medium size renewable energy projects are offered pre-set prices for power generated by selected, commercially available renewable energy technologies.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : Tennessee Valley Authority   (866) 233-0450; (865) 632-4700  
Email: tvainfo@tva.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Nashville Electric Service and TVA

Department or Program: Commercial Rates
Renewable energy suppliers can submit an Unsolicited Proposal to TVA for renewable projects with a generation size of more than 1 megawatt. TVA is interested in term proposals for such power supply of 1 to 20 years in duration. Developers of new small to mid-size renewable energy projects are offered pre-set prices and terms and conditions for power generated by selected, commercially available renewable energy technologies.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : Tennessee Valley Authority   (615) 736-6900  
Email: https://nespower.com/contact_form.aspx  
Incentives: Yes  

Solar Estimate

Department or Program: Solar & Wind Energy Incentives, Rebates, Tax Credits
Data base of TN solar and wind power incentives.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : Solar Reviews 550 South Wadsworth Boulevard Suite 540 Lakewood C0, 80226  
Email: help_solarestimate@solarreviews.com  
Measurement Tools: Yes

State of Tennessee

Department or Program: Sales Tax Credit for Clean Energy Technology
tax-exempt purchases of machinery and equipment used to produce electricity in a certified green energy production facility.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : Dept. of Revenue Taxpayer & Vehicle Services Div.   (615) 253-0600; (800) 342-1003  
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

Bordeaux Mulch Facility

Fee-based composting center for business organic waste.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 862-8640  

City of Nashville Public Works

Department or Program: City Composting
Several trucks are available for downtown business pickup, taking all types of lawn and brush organic waste for a fee.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 880-1000  

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

Metro Water Services

Department or Program: Clean Water Nashville Overflow Abatement Program
Coordinates with federal and state partner agencies to provide services for business owners, All services adhere to strict guidelines presented by EPA and CWA
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 915-0384  

National Resources

Transportation

Nashville B Cycle

Provides low-cost bicycle rental services within City of Nashville.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 625-2153  
Email: krawls@nashvilledowntown.com  

Walk/Bike Nashville

Promotes walking/biking alternatives within City of Nashville, including sports facility locations. Offers trip planning maps and routes.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 499-6494  
Email: info@walkbikenashville.org  

Tennessee Department of Transportation

Department or Program: Biofuel Green Island Corridor Grant Project
A grant program to help establish readily available ?green island? network of refueling stations for B20 biodiesel and E85 ethanol.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 741 - 2848  
Email: TDOT.Comments@tn.gov  

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

City of Nashville Public Works

Department or Program: Public Works Downtown Cardboard Recycling
All downtown businesses that receive trash collection from Public Works can receive free cardboard recycling services
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 862-8750  

Advanced Computer Recycling LLC

Disposes of computers, laptops, printers, etc. Also refurbishes old machines and sells them back to the community.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Private  
Contact : (615) 259-2872  
Email: info@AdvancedComputerRecyclingNashville.com  

Various Companies

Department or Program: Waste Management, Allied Waste, EarthSavers, etc.
Business waste recycling services available from private companies.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Private  
Contact : see contact listings at http://www.nashville.gov/Public-Works/Neighborhood-Services/Recycling/Business-Recycling.aspx  

Metro Nashville

Department or Program: Recycling Drop Off Site - Omohundro Convenience Center
Takes in all recyclable items and specializes in construction-related debris
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 880-1955  

Metro Nashville

Department or Program: Household and Business Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
Takes e-waste such as computers, ink cartridges, batteries, etc. and many aerosols and spray paints as well.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 880-1000  

Waste Management Inc.

Department or Program: Waste Management Davidson County
Trash collection is available to businesses in the Urban Service District (USD) and the Downtown Business District (DBD). The number of containers and the frequency of collection vary depending upon the location of the business.
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 880-1000  
Email: https://www.nashville.gov/Government/Request-Customer-Service.aspx  

City of Nashville Public Works

Department or Program: Beautification and Environment Commission
Works to make Nashville clean, safe, and attractive. The commission coordinates the efforts of volunteers, city departments, business and community groups, and government agencies to provide environmental programs, beautification projects, as well as training and educational opportunities for the residents and visitors of Nashville and Davidson County. THIS ALLOWS STADIUM OWNERS TO NOT HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THIER CURBSIDE APPEAL
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : Veronica Frazier   (615) 880-3321  

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

Metro Water Services

Provides many educational tools that inform the downtown core of Nashville about how to reduce their water use. Public education groups as well as a city wide program that offers free rain barrels
Location: Nashville   TN     Type: Public  
Contact : (615) 862-4590  
Email: Email   is   available   on   webpage  

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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