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Construction & Demolition Debris
Electronic Waste
Energy Efficiency
Fan Engagement
Food Donation
General Assistance - Energy
General Assistance - Other Topics
General Assistance - Waste & Recycling
General Assistance - Water
General Assistance -Other Topics
Green Cleaning
Green Energy
Green Purchasing
Green Sports Cleaning
Groundskeeping
Landfill Trash
Multimedia Pollution Prevention
Organic Waste
Recycling
Stormwater
Transportation
Waste & Recycling
Water Conservation
Water Re-Use


Construction & Demolition Debris

Environmental Operators LLC

Department or Program: Pelican Commercial Waste Services, LLC
Provides solid waste services including disposal of construction and demolition debris, treated timbers, used pilings, and scrap metals for commercial businesses. Worked with the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to haul and sort recycled materials when it converted over 200 trash cans to recycling bins in 2009.
Location: Belle Chasse   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : (504) 392-4619  
Email: info@environmentaloperators.com.  

Metro Disposal Service

Department or Program: Construction Services
Provides demolition and site preparation services to commercial projects. Provides pre-construction planning, project management and coordination, and delivers necessary containers.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : (504) 520-8331  

Metro Disposal Service

Department or Program: Construction Services
Provides demolition and site preparation services to commercial projects. Provides pre-construction planning, project management and coordination, and delivers necessary containers.
Location: New Orleans   la     Type: Private  
Contact : 1-504-520-8331  

Environmental Operators LLC.

Department or Program: Pelican Commercial Waste Services, LLC
Provides solid waste services including disposal of construction and demolition debris, treated timbers, used pilings, and scrap metals for commercial businesses. Worked with the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to haul and sort recycled materials when it converted over 200 trash cans to recycling bins in 2009.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : 1-504-392-4619  
Email: info@environmentaloperators.com  

National Resources

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: Online   Form:   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  

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: Contact   varies   by   category:   http://www.usgbc.org/contactus  
Measurement Tools: Yes

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: Online   Form:   http://www2.buildinggreen.com/contact  

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 : 773-340-2672  
Email: contact@bmra.org  

Construction Materials 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 : 1-630-585-7530  
Email: info@cdrecycling.org  

U.S. Green Building Council

LEED green building education, certification, case study, tools, and other resources
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 1-800-795-1747  
Measurement Tools: Yes

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 : Marie Jessup   1-800-861-0954  
Email: marie@buildinggreen.com  

Electronic Waste

Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council

Recycles old electronics and redistributes them in schools, nonprofits and the community.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : (225) 379-3577  
Email: recycle@cacrc.com  

Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council

Recycles old electronics and redistributes them in schools, nonprofits and the community.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 1-225-379-3577  
Email: recycle@cacrc.com  

National Resources

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  

Electronic Recyclers International, Inc.

Specializes in environmentally safe and socially responsible disposal of electronic waste nationwide.
Location: Fresno   CA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (800) ERI-DIRECT / (800) 374-3473  
Email: info@electronicrecyclers.com  

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  

Earth911

Assists consumers in finding local electronics and other recycling information through an updated national online directory
Location: Scottsdale   AZ     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 480-889-2650  

Electronic Recyclers International, Inc.

Specializes in environmentally safe and socially responsible disposal of electronic waste nationwide
Location: Holliston   MA     Type: Private  
Contact : 800-884-8466  
Email: info@electronicrecyclers.com  

Energy Efficiency

City of New Orleans

Department or Program: NOLA Wise Energy Efficiency Loan Program
Comprehensive residential and commercial energy efficiency program for existing buildings. Loans available for energy efficiency improvements.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Adrian Manriquez   (504) 525-2121  
Email: amanriquez@globalgreen.org  
Incentives: Yes  

Entergy New Orleans, Inc.

Department or Program: Small Commercial Solutions Program
Small commercial businesses (>100 kW peak demand) receive educational resources, free energy evaluation, and incentives for lighting, HVAC, and motor efficiency measures.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Dwayne Haley   (504) 872-3896  
Email: dhaley@clearesult.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Entergy New Orleans, Inc.

Department or Program: Large Commercial & Industrial Solutions Program; also Energy Smart Solutions Center
Large commercial and industrial businesses (>100kW peak demand) receive assistance & financial incentives for installing certain energy efficiency measures.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : (866) 721-0249, (888) 866-9338  
Email: Info@EnergySmartnola.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Nola Wise

Department or Program: Commercial Program
Free property assessments and energy efficiency improvement suggestions (insulation, heating and cooling systems, lighting , sealing windows and doors). Also provides incentives, loans and contractors for suggested changes. All New Orleans Parish businesses are eligible (first come, first served) for program loans.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : (504) 523-9473  
Email: nolawise@globalgreen.org  
Incentives: Yes  

Nola Wise

Department or Program: Commercial Program
Free property assessments and energy efficiency improvement suggestions (insulation, heating and cooling systems, lighting , sealing windows and doors). Also provides incentives, loans and contractors for suggested changes. All New Orleans Parish businesses are eligible (first come, first served) for program loans. Expenses not covered by the loans and incentives must be paid out of pocket.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : 1-504-523-9473  
Email: nolawise@globalgreen.org  
Incentives: Yes  

Entergy New Orleans, Inc.

Department or Program: Large Commercial & Industrial Solutions Program; also Energy Smart Solutions Center
Large commercial and industrial businesses (>100kW peak demand) receive assistance & financial incentives for installing certain energy efficiency measures.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : 866-721-0249 888-866-9338  
Email: Info@EnergySmartnola.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Entergy New Orleans, Inc.

Department or Program: Small Commercial Solutions Program
Small commercial businesses (>100 kW peak demand) receive educational resources, free energy evaluation, and incentives for lighting, HVAC, and motor efficiency measures.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Dwayne Haley   504-872-3896  
Email: dhaley@clearesult.com  
Incentives: Yes  

City of New Orleans

Department or Program: NOLA Wise Energy Efficiency Loan Program
Comprehensive residential and commercial energy efficiency program for existing buildings.  Loans available for energy efficiency improvements.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Adrian Manriquez   504-525-2121  
Email: amanriquez@globalgreen.org  
Incentives: Yes  

National Resources

Fan Engagement

The Green Project

Department or Program: Curriculum
Provides and creates a sustainability curriculum for grades K-12 encompassing waste diversion strategies, air quality, water conservation, waste re-use, non-renewable resources, pollution, and contamination. This curricula could be used to formulate educational outreach at events. Also conducts repurposing workshops and environmental education presentations for all ages at festivals and events.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Kaiti Tasker   1-504-945-0240  
Email: ktasker@thegreenproject.org  

NOLA Green Roots

Department or Program: Non-profit
Potential fan engagement opportunity to support neighborhood community gardens, CSA food deliveries, and food crop education/technical assistance for youth in low-income areas of New Orleans.
Location: New Orleans   LA    
Contact : 1-504-206-9290  
Email: "info@nolagreenroots.com     "  

City of New Orleans

Department or Program: Office of Environmental Affairs
Public education efforts at festivals and events promote energy efficiency, community involvement, and working with citizens and neighborhood organizations to resolve environmental issues and achieve positive change.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Charles Allen   1-504-658-4074  
Email: ceallen@cityofno.com  

National Resources

Food Donation

Second Harvest Food Bank

Department or Program: Give Food
Can take one-time large donations of non-perishable food items or make a larger contribution by holding a food drive.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Natasha Robinson   (504) 729-2854  
Email: nrobinson@secondharvest.org  

Second Harvest Food Bank

Department or Program: Give Food
Can take one-time large donations  of non-perishable food items or make a larger contribution by holding a food drive.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Natasha Robinson   1-504-729-2854  
Email: nrobinson@secondharvest.org  

National Resources

Rock and wrap it up! inc.

Matches agencies-in-need with donors of food and other assets.  SportsWrap! program handles food prepared but not sold from home game concessions
Location: Cedarhurst   NY     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Abby Kaish   516-295-0670  
Email: akaish@rockandwrapitup.org  

General Assistance - Energy

U.S. EPA

Department or Program: ENERGY STAR / Region 6
Provides information, education, benchmarking tools, and recognition programs to improve energy efficiency. Portfolio Manager is a free online benchmarking tool for commercial buildings.
Location: Dallas   TX     Type: Public  
Contact : Clovis Steib Ruben Casso   (214) 665-7566, (214) 665-6763  
Email: Steib.clovis@elpa.gov Casso.ruben@epa.gov  
Measurement Tools: Yes

U.S. EPA

Department or Program: ENERGY STAR / Region 6
Provides information, education, benchmarking tools, and recognition programs to improve energy efficiency. Portfolio Manager is a free online benchmarking tool for commercial buildings.
Location: Dallas   TX     Type: Public  
Contact : Clovis Steib, Ruben Casso   214-665-7566 214-665-6763  
Email: Steib.clovis@elpa.gov   Casso.ruben@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

National Resources

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 Contact   (303) 447-0078  
Email: info@swenergy.org  
Incentives: Yes  

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   ENERGY STAR Hotline, (888) STAR-YES / (888)782-7937; (703)412-3086  
Email: Online   Form:   http://energystar.supportportal.com/ics/support/ticketnewwizard.asp?style=classic  
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 : Howard Geller, Executive Director   (303) 447-0078 x1  
Email: Howard   Geller,   hgeller@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 : Contact List & Links: 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  
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 Contact   (617) 589-3949  

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  
Email: lauerbach@escenter.org  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: 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 : Todd Bell, Senior Energy Analyst   (925) 866-5478  
Email: Todd   Bell,   tbell@fishnick.com  

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 Contact   (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 Contact   (503) 238-1915  

EPA

Department or Program: ES Hotline
Information, education, benchmarking tools, product information, and recognition programs to improve energy efficiency.  Online Service Provider Partner list available
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Energy Star  
Contact : ENERGY STAR Hotline (888) STAR-YES / (888-782-7937)  
Email: buildings@energystar.gov  
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    
Contact : Howard Geller, Executive Director; Curtis Framel, Project Mgr   303-447-0078 x1  
Email: hgeller@swenergy.org   cframel@swenergy.org  
Incentives: Yes  

US Dept. 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 :
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 : 360-956-2000  

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 : Jason Erwin, Commercial Senior Program Manager   617-589-3949  
Email: jerwin@cee1.org  

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 : 202-824-7152  
Email: lauerbach@escenter.org  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: 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 : Richard Young   925-866-5616  
Email: ryoung@fishnick.com  

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 : Jeff Burke   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 : 503-238-1915  

The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO)

Energy efficiency and renewable energy technical assistance, information resources, financing, and other resources from and for a coalition of state and territorial energy offices
Location: Alexandria   VA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 703-299-8800  
Email: energy@naseo.org  
Incentives: Yes  

General Assistance - Other Topics

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: Office Recycling
Provides information regarding waste reduction strategies for the office environment. Also provides information regarding how to run a "green" conference or event and addresses how to reduce food and paper waste.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Regional Manager Mike Algero   (504) 736-7701  
Email: seroadmin@la.gov  

Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans

Provides technical assistance for water efficiency, improvements and more.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Executive Director Marcia St. Martin   (504) 585-2190  

Zero Waste Network

Regional resource center providing general pollution prevention technical assistance, workshops and trainings, planning assistance and other options for businesses, industries, agencies and non-profits.
Location: Austin   TX     Type: Public  
Contact : Thomas Vinson   (512) 904-2281  
Email: admin@zerowastenetwork.org  

ALTEC Environmental Consulting LLC

Department or Program: ALTEC Services
Provides engineering services to industry and commercial businesses in the areas of water, solid waste, storm water pollution prevention, compliance audits, and design and building.
Location: Keithville   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : (318) 687-3771  
Email: Contact:   http://www.altecenv.com/contact.php  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: Environmental Results Program
Provides tools to help owners and operators of regulated facilities more effectively meet or exceed environmental requirements and reach verifiable environmental results. Services include self-audit/certification, statistically-based compliance evaluations, and performance measurement.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Regional Manager Mike Algero   (504) 736-7701  
Email: seroadmin@la.gov  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: The Louisiana Environmental Leadership Program
Awards program provides recognition, networking and resource services, plus regulatory & administrative incentives to member businesses that minimize adverse health and environmental impacts and implement continuous improvement systems, waste management hierarchy (source reduction, recycling, treatment, and disposal) and other environmental management efforts.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Linda Brown   (225) 219-3954  
Email: linda.brown@la.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

State of Louisiana

Department or Program: Restoration Tax Abatement
Renovations to improve building efficiency may qualify for tax abatement available to Louisiana businesses aiming to expand, restore, improve or develop existing structures in downtown development districts, economic development districts, and historic districts.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Felipe Martinez   (225) 342-5883  
Email: felipe.martinez@la.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

City of New Orleans

Department or Program: Office of Environmental Affairs
Public education efforts at festivals and events promote energy efficiency, community involvement, and working with citizens and neighborhood organizations to resolve environmental issues and achieve positive change.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Charles Allen   1-504-658-4074  
Email: ceallen@cityofno.com  

NOLA Green Roots

Department or Program: Community Gardens/ Membership Program
Potential fan engagement opportunity to support neighborhood community gardens, CSA food deliveries, and food crop education/technical assistance for youth in low-income areas of New Orleans.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 1-504-206-9290  
Email: info@nolagreenroots.com  

The Green Project

Department or Program: Curriculum
Provides and creates a sustainability curriculum for grades K-12 encompassing waste diversion strategies, air quality, water conservation, waste re-use, non-renewable resources, pollution, and contamination. This curricula could be used to formulate educational outreach at events. Also conducts repurposing workshops and environmental education presentations for all ages at festivals and events.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Kaiti Tasker   1-504-945-0240  
Email: ktasker@thegreenproject.org  

Cleaning Concierge LLC

Department or Program: Commercial Cleaning/The Pure Project
Uses non-toxic cleaning agents and progressive cleaning methods on commercial properties,. Also facilitates The Pure Project, which empowers local homeless shelters to switch to eco-friendly cleaning.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : (504) 377-7862  
Email: info@mycleanconcierge.com  

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: Picking the Proper Product
Provides information guiding businesses on how to purchase environmentally preferable products.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Regional Manager Mike Algero   1-504-736-7701  
Email: seroadmin@la.gov  

State of Louisiana

Department or Program: Restoration Tax Abatement
Renovations to improve building efficiency may qualify for tax abatement available to Louisiana businesses aiming to expand, restore, improve or develop existing structures in downtown development districts, economic development districts, and historic districts.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Felipe Martinez   1-225-342-5883  
Email: felipe.martinez@la.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: The Louisiana Environmental Leadership Program
Awards program provides recognition, networking and resource services, plus regulatory & administrative incentives to member businesses that minimize adverse health and environmental impacts and implement continuous improvement systems, waste management hierarchy (source reduction, recycling, treatment, and disposal) and other environmental  management efforts.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Linda Brown   1-225-219-3954  
Email: linda.brown@la.gov    
Incentives: Yes  

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: Environmental Results Program
Provides tools to help owners and operators of regulated facilities more effectively meet or exceed environmental requirements and reach verifiable environmental results. Services include self-audit/certification, statistically-based compliance evaluations, and performance measurement.
Location: New Orleans   LA    
Contact : Regional Manager Mike Algero   1-504-736-7701  
Email: seroadmin@la.gov  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Zero Waste Network

Regional resource center providing general pollution prevention technical assistance, workshops and trainings, planning assistance and other options for businesses, industries, agencies and non-profits.
Location: Austin   TX     Type: Public  
Contact : Thomas Vinson   1-512-904-2281  
Email: admin@zerowastenetwork.org    

Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans

Provides technical assistance for water efficiency, improvements and more.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Executive Director Marcia St. Martin   1-504-585-2190  

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: Office Recycling
Provides information regarding waste reduction strategies for the office environment. Also provides information regarding how to run a "green" conference or event and addresses how to reduce food and paper waste.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Regional Manager Mike Algero   1-504-736-7701  
Email: seroadmin@la.gov  

National Resources

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  

Greenbiz

Sustainability topic hub with calculators, tools, reports, best practices, news, videos, podcasts, consultant directory and events calendar
Location: Oakland   CA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 510-550-8285  
Email: info@greenbiz.com  
Measurement Tools: Yes

General Assistance - Waste & Recycling

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: Buy Recycled Program
Efforts to establish a statewide preference program, promotion program, and certification procedures for state government purchasing and use of recycled products.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Regional Manager Mike Algero   (504) 736-7701  
Email: seroadmin@la.gov  

The Green Project

Building materials warehouse store accepts donations to divert usable materials and paints from landfills, and put them back into circulation in the community. Donations are tax-deductible.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Phyllis Jordan   1-504-945-0240  
Email: info@thegreenproject.org  
Incentives: Yes  

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: Office Recycling
Provides information regarding waste reduction strategies for the office environment. Also provides information regarding how to run a "green" conference or event and addresses how to reduce food and paper waste.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Regional Manager Mike Algero   1-504-736-7701  
Email: seroadmin@la.gov  

City of New Orleans

Department or Program: Office of Environmental Affairs
Public education efforts at festivals and events promote energy efficiency, community involvement, and working with citizens and neighborhood organizations to resolve environmental issues and achieve positive change.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Charles Allen   1-504-658-4074  
Email: ceallen@cityofno.com  

National Resources

Ecocycle

Commercial recycling service providing educational and training resources, zero waste guides, and composting technical assistance.
Location: Boulder   CO     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (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: http://p2rx.org/aboutus/contactinfo.cfm  

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 Contact   (510) 891-6500  
Email: Online   Form:   http://www.stopwaste.org/home/index.asp?page=277  

Ecocycle

Commercial recycling service providing educational and training resources, zero waste guides, and composting technical assistance
Location: Boulder   CO     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 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 :
Email: http://p2rx.org/aboutus/contactinfo.cfm  

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 : 510-891-6500  

National Restaurant Association

Department or Program: Conserve: Sustainability Education Program
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 : 1-800-765-2122  

General Assistance - Water

Zero Waste Network

Regional resource center providing general pollution prevention technical assistance, workshops and trainings, planning assistance and other options for businesses, industries, agencies and non-profits.
Location: Austin   TX     Type: Public  
Contact : Thomas Vinson   1-512-904-2281  
Email: admin@zerowastenetwork.org    

Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans

Provides technical assistance for water efficiency, improvements and more.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Executive Director Marcia St. Martin   1-504-585-2190  

National Resources

General Assistance -Other Topics

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: Office Recycling
Provides information regarding waste reduction strategies for the office environment. Also provides information regarding how to run a "green" conference or event and addresses how to reduce food and paper waste.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Regional Manager Mike Algero   (504) 736-7701  
Email: seroadmin@la.gov  

Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans

Provides technical assistance for water efficiency, improvements and more.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Executive Director Marcia St. Martin   (504) 585-2190  

Zero Waste Network

Regional resource center providing general pollution prevention technical assistance, workshops and trainings, planning assistance and other options for businesses, industries, agencies and non-profits.
Location: Austin   TX     Type: Public  
Contact : Thomas Vinson   (512) 904-2281  
Email: admin@zerowastenetwork.org  

ALTEC Environmental Consulting LLC

Department or Program: ALTEC Services
Provides engineering services to industry and commercial businesses in the areas of water, solid waste, storm water pollution prevention, compliance audits, and design and building.
Location: Keithville   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : (318) 687-3771  
Email: Contact:   http://www.altecenv.com/contact.php  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: Environmental Results Program
Provides tools to help owners and operators of regulated facilities more effectively meet or exceed environmental requirements and reach verifiable environmental results. Services include self-audit/certification, statistically-based compliance evaluations, and performance measurement.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Regional Manager Mike Algero   (504) 736-7701  
Email: seroadmin@la.gov  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: The Louisiana Environmental Leadership Program
Awards program provides recognition, networking and resource services, plus regulatory & administrative incentives to member businesses that minimize adverse health and environmental impacts and implement continuous improvement systems, waste management hierarchy (source reduction, recycling, treatment, and disposal) and other environmental management efforts.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Linda Brown   (225) 219-3954  
Email: linda.brown@la.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

State of Louisiana

Department or Program: Restoration Tax Abatement
Renovations to improve building efficiency may qualify for tax abatement available to Louisiana businesses aiming to expand, restore, improve or develop existing structures in downtown development districts, economic development districts, and historic districts.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Felipe Martinez   (225) 342-5883  
Email: felipe.martinez@la.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

City of New Orleans

Department or Program: Office of Environmental Affairs
Public education efforts at festivals and events promote energy efficiency, community involvement, and working with citizens and neighborhood organizations to resolve environmental issues and achieve positive change.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Charles Allen   1-504-658-4074  
Email: ceallen@cityofno.com  

NOLA Green Roots

Department or Program: Community Gardens/ Membership Program
Potential fan engagement opportunity to support neighborhood community gardens, CSA food deliveries, and food crop education/technical assistance for youth in low-income areas of New Orleans.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 1-504-206-9290  
Email: info@nolagreenroots.com  

The Green Project

Department or Program: Curriculum
Provides and creates a sustainability curriculum for grades K-12 encompassing waste diversion strategies, air quality, water conservation, waste re-use, non-renewable resources, pollution, and contamination. This curricula could be used to formulate educational outreach at events. Also conducts repurposing workshops and environmental education presentations for all ages at festivals and events.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Kaiti Tasker   1-504-945-0240  
Email: ktasker@thegreenproject.org  

Cleaning Concierge LLC

Department or Program: Commercial Cleaning/The Pure Project
Uses non-toxic cleaning agents and progressive cleaning methods on commercial properties,. Also facilitates The Pure Project, which empowers local homeless shelters to switch to eco-friendly cleaning.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : (504) 377-7862  
Email: info@mycleanconcierge.com  

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: Picking the Proper Product
Provides information guiding businesses on how to purchase environmentally preferable products.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Regional Manager Mike Algero   1-504-736-7701  
Email: seroadmin@la.gov  

National Resources

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  

Green Cleaning

Cleaning Concierge LLC

Department or Program: Commercial Cleaning/The Pure Project
Uses non-toxic cleaning agents and progressive cleaning methods on commercial properties,. Also facilitates The Pure Project, which empowers local homeless shelters to switch to eco-friendly cleaning.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : 1-504-377-7862  
Email: info@mycleanconcierge.com  

National Resources

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: http://www.epa.gov/oppt/dfe/contacts.htm  
Email: dfe@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  

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 :
Email: http://www.epa.gov/oppt/dfe/contacts.htm  
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  

Green Energy

National Resources

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 : Mollie Lemon, GPP Program Manager; Matt Clouse, Director of Renewable Energy Policies & Programs   Mollie Lemon, (202) 343-9859; Matt Clouse, (202) 343-9004  
Email: Mollie   Lemon,   lemon.mollie@epa.gov;   Matt   Clouse,   clouse.matt@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: online   form: 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: Kyle   Pitsor,   kyl_pitsor@nema.org  
Incentives: Yes  

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Department or Program: Federal 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 : Rachael Terada, Senior Project Manager; Alex Pennock, Green-e Energy Manager   Rachael Terada, (415) 561-2135; Alex Pennock, (415) 561-8496  
Email: Rachael   Terada,   rachael@resource-solutions.org;   Alex   Pennock,   alex@resource-solutions.org  

U.S. Department of Energy, North Carolina Solar Center

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. Has a good list of resources related to solar energy.
Location: Boston   MA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (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 Contact   (970) 963-8855  
Email: sei@solarenergy.org  

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 : Blaine Collison   202-343-9139  
Email: collison.blaine@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Educational resources on renewable energy and energy technologies
Location: Golden   CO     Type: Public  
Contact : 303-275-3000  
Email: http://www.nrel.gov/webmaster.html  

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Department or Program: Corporate Tax Deduction (Public Law 109-58)
Deductions for commercial facilities meeting specific energy reduction targets as a result of energy efficiency improvements
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : 800-829-1040  
Incentives: Yes  

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Department or Program: Federal 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 : 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 : 800-829-1040  
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 : 800-829-1040  
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 : Jeff Swenerton   415-561-2100  
Email: jeff@resource-solutions.org  

DSIRE

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 :
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.  Has a good list of resources related to solar energy
Location: Boston   MA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 617-227-6980  
Email: http://www.sebane.org/about_us/contact.asp  

Solar Energy International (SEI)

Training, resources and services on renewable energy technologies and systems
Location: Carbondale   CO     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 970-963-8855  
Email: sei@solarenergy.org  

Green Purchasing

The Green Project

Building materials warehouse store accepts donations to divert usable materials and paints from landfills, and put them back into circulation in the community. Donations are tax-deductible.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Phyllis Jordan   1-504-945-0240  
Email: info@thegreenproject.org  
Incentives: Yes  

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: Picking the Proper Product
Provides information guiding businesses on how to purchase environmentally preferable products.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Regional Manager: Mike Algero   1-504-736-7701  
Email: seroadmin@la.gov  

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Department or Program: Buy Recycled Program
Efforts to establish a statewide preference program, promotion program, and certification procedures for state government purchasing and use of recycled products.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Regional Manager: Mike Algero   1-504-736-7701  
Email: seroadmin@la.gov  

National Resources

Grainger Industrial Supply

As a leading supplier of Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) materials for facilities, Grainger has thousands of products that can help organizations run more sustainable facilities. Efficient energy management, water conservation, waste reduction and air quality improvement can all contribute to taking costs out of your business?saving you money.
Location: Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (800) GRAINGER / (800) 472-4643  

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 :
Email: http://www.epa.gov/oppt/dfe/contacts.htm  
Incentives: Yes  

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: Deborah   Nesbitt,   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  

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 Contact   (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 Contact   (202) 331-5900  
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 : Marci Yellin, RPN Administrative and Membership Coordinator; General Contact   General Contact, (866) RPN-1330 / (866) 776-1330  
Email: Marci   Yellin,   marci@responsiblepurchasing.org;   General   Contact,   info@responsiblepurchasing.org  

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 :
Email: http://www.epa.gov/oppt/dfe/contacts.htm  
Incentives: Yes  

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 : Sarah O’Brien   503-279-9383  
Email: sarah.obrien@greenelectronicscouncil.org  

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 : 828-251-8558  
Email: info@environmentalpaper.org  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Green Seal

Searchable product database and other resources promoting the manufacture, purchase, and use of environmentally responsible products and services
Location: Waashingtopn   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 202-872-6400  

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 :

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 : Alicia Culver   866-776-1330  
Email: alicia@responsiblepurchasing.org  

Green Sports Cleaning

National Resources

Groundskeeping

National Resources

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 Contact   (800) 972-7717  
Email: pesp.info@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Center for Integrated Pest Management

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

EPA

Department or Program: GreenScapes
Cost-efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions for landscaping:   case studies, best management practices, incentive opportunities, and customized links for opportunities in your area
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact :
Email: http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/comments.htm  
Incentives: Yes  

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 : 800-972-7717  
Email: pesp.info@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Center for Integrated Pest Management

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

Landfill Trash

Metro Disposal Service

Department or Program: Solid Waste Management
Provides comprehensive solid waste management services including recycling and street sweeping.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : (504) 520-8331  

Metro Disposal Service

Department or Program: Solid Waste Management
Provides comprehensive solid waste management services including recycling and street sweeping.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : 1-504-520-8331  

National Resources

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 Contact   (866) 505-7173  
Email: wecs@pbsub.comÿ  

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 Contact   (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 : 866-505-7173  
Email: wecs@pbsub.com   

Waste Management Sustainability Services

industry waste solutions including case studies, resource library, meet our experts page, and more
Location: Houston   TX     Type: Private  
Contact : 877-441-3046  
Email: http://www.wmsustainabilityservices.com/contact/  

Multimedia Pollution Prevention

Zero Waste Network

Dedicated to protecting the environment by helping companies become more efficient. Work to help innovative state/local pollution prevention programs share their strategies and success. Also provides tools that environmental specialists can use to promote zero waste. provides direct technical assistance to help companies save money by eliminating waste.
Location: Austin   TX     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : (512) 904-2281 x 273  
Email: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/ask/cfmailForm.cfm  
Measurement Tools: yes

National Resources

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: http://p2rx.org/aboutus/contactinfo.cfm  

Organic Waste

NOLA Green Roots

Department or Program: Compost Program
Collects and composts food waste generated in commercial kitchens; compost is then used in community gardens. Participating businesses are featured in community garden and website ads. Specialty Store discounts available for employees of participating companies.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : (504) 206-9290  
Email: info@nolagreenroots.com  
Incentives: Yes  

NOLA Green Roots

Department or Program: Compost Program
Collects and composts food waste generated in commercial kitchens; compost is then used in community gardens. Participating businesses are featured in community garden and website ads.  Specialty Store discounts available for employees of participating companies.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 1-504-206-9290  
Incentives: Yes  

National Resources

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 Contact   (866) 505-7173  
Email: wecs@pbsub.comÿ  

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 Contact; Terry Grist, Headquarters Contact   General Contact, (800) EPA-WISE / (800) 372-9473; Terry Grist, (703) 308-7257  
Email: General   Contact,   wastewisehelp@epa.gov;   Terry   Grist,   grist.terry@epa.gov  

Biodegradable Products Institute

Education, information and resources re: compostable materials and composting.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (888) BPI-LOGO / (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 Contact   (610) 967-4135 x 21  
Email: info@findacomposter.com  

Biodegradable Products Institute

Education, information and resources re: compostable materials and composting
Location: New York   NY     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 1-888-274-5646  
Email: info@bpiworld.org  

FindAComposter.com

Free searchable directory of composting facilities throughout North America
Location: Emmaus   PA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 610-967-4135  
Email: info@findacomposter.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 : 866-505-7173  
Email: wecs@pbsub.com   

Recycling

Environmental Operators LLC

Department or Program: Pelican Commercial Waste Services, LLC
Provides solid waste services including disposal of construction and demolition debris, treated timbers, used pilings, and scrap metals for commercial businesses. Worked with the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to haul and sort recycled materials when it converted over 200 trash cans to recycling bins in 2009.
Location: Belle Chasse   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : (504) 392-4619  
Email: info@environmentaloperators.com.  

Metro Disposal Service

Department or Program: Solid Waste Management
Provides commercial recycling services including supplying containers and retrieving recyclables.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : (504) 520-8331  

Metro Disposal Service

Department or Program: Solid Waste Management
Provides commercial recycling services including supplying containers and retrieving recyclables.
Location: New Orleans   LA    
Contact : 504-520-8331  

Environmental Operators LLC

Department or Program: Pelican Commercial Waste Services, LLC
Provides solid waste services including disposal of construction and demolition debris, treated timbers, used pilings, and scrap metals for commercial businesses. Worked with the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to haul and sort recycled materials when it converted over 200 trash cans to recycling bins in 2009.
Location: Belle Chasse   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : 1-504-392-4619  
Email: info@environmentaloperators.com.  

National Resources

Ecocycle

Large national recycling and disposal service provider with materials on green purchasing, staff training and education, business promotion and more.
Location: Boulder   CO     Type: Non-profit  
Contact :

Casella

Offers zero-sort recycling programs throughout New York and New England that are time- and cost-efficient
Location: Peabody   MA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (888) 485-1469  
Email: Online   Form:   http://www.casella.com/form/384  

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 Contact   (866) 505-7173  
Email: wecs@pbsub.comÿ  

Earth911

Assists consumers in finding local recycling information through an updated national recycling directory
Location: Scottsdale   AZ     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 480-889-2650  

Casella

Offers zero-sort recycling programs throughout New York and New England that are time- and cost-efficient
Location: Peabody   MA     Type: Private  
Contact : 800-950-9293  

Waste360

Waste management, recycling and composting industry news and analysis, online training and education, industry best practices, and other event information
Location: Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 866-505-7173  
Email: wecs@pbsub.com   

National Restaurant Association

Department or Program: Recycling for All the Right Returns
Information, tips, and links to how-to guides for recycling in food service establishments
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : 202-331-5900  

Stormwater

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Transportation

Regional Transit Authority

Provides public bus services to both the Mercedes Benz Superdome and the New Orleans Arena.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : (504) 248-3900  
Email: comments@norta.com  

ALTEC Environmental Consulting LLC

Department or Program: ALTEC Services
Provides engineering services to industry and commercial businesses in the areas of water, solid waste, storm water pollution prevention, compliance audits, and design and building.
Location: Keithville   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : 1-318-687-3771  
Email: http://www.altecenv.com/contact.php  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Regional Transit Authority

Provides public bus services to both the Mercedes Benz Superdome and the New Orleans Arena.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : 1-504-248-3900  
Email: comments@norta.com  

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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 Contact   (734) 214-4767  
Email: smartway_transport@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

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 : 734-214-4767  
Email: smartway_transport@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Waste & Recycling

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Water Conservation

EPA

Department or Program: WaterSense
Regional contact for commercial rebates and information on regional sponsoring partners providing technical assistance in commercial water efficiency and conservation.
Location: Dallas   TX     Type: Public  
Contact : Debora Browning   (214) 665-8025  
Email: browning.debora@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Wolf Creek Co.

EPA WaterSense irrigation partner provides information on irrigation and products, turf care pertinent to sports facility operators, rain water harvesting and sustainable irrigation.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : John Clemens   (502) 244-7373  
Email: jclemens@wolfcreekcompany.com  

Water Savers LLC.

Experts in water efficiency; a single source for contact water, lighting, and mechanical and steam systems optimization.  Services include drip irrigation, reverse osmosis water reuse, water catchment, reuse of irrigation or process application, green roofs, and rain gardens.
Location: Gambrills   MD     Type: Private  
Contact : (410) 923-2125  
Email: admin@watersaversllc.com  

Wolf Creek Co.

EPA WaterSense irrigation partner provides information on irrigation and products,  turf care pertinent to sports facility operators, rain water harvesting and sustainable irrigation.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : John Clemens   1-502-244-7373  
Email: jclemens@wolfcreekcompany.com  

EPA

Department or Program: WaterSense
Regional contact for commercial rebates and information on regional sponsoring partners providing technical assistance in commercial water efficiency and conservation.
Location: Dallas   TX     Type: Public  
Contact : Debora Browning   1-214-665-8025  
Email: browning.debora@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

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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 Contact   (866) WTR-SENS / (866) 987-7367  
Email: Online   Form:   http://www.epa.gov/watersense/contact_us.html  
Incentives: Yes  

Food Service and Technology Center

Department or Program: Custom Water Rebates
Water efficiency best practices, rebates, and certification of high performing water appliances.
Location: San Ramon   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Varies by Program and Area  
Email: Varies   by   Program   and   Area:   http://www.fishnick.com/about/contact/  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

American Water Works Association

Department or Program: WaterWiser
Hub with water conservation references, water waste calculators, water audit and loss control programs, and more.
Location: Denver   CO     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (303) 794-7711  
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 Contact  
Email: Online   Form:   http://wateruseitwisely.com/contact-us/  

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 : 866-987-7367  
Email: http://www.epa.gov/watersense/contact_us.html  
Incentives: Yes  

Food Service and Technology Center

Department or Program: Custom Water Rebates
Water efficiency best practices, rebates, and certification of high performing water appliances
Location: San Ramon   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : 925-866-2844  
Email: r.young@fishnick.com  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

American Water Works Association

Department or Program: WaterWiser
Hub with water conservation references, water waste calculators, water audit and loss control programs, and more
Location: Denver   CO     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Eva Opitz   618-351-4647  
Email: opitzem@cdm.com  
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 :
Email: http://www.wateruseitwisely.com/join-the-cause/contact.php  

Water Re-Use

Hydro Environmental Technologies, Inc.

Department or Program: Regulatory Support
EPA WaterSense partner organization, provides remediation services, Environmental Site Assessments for large scale construction projects, technical support via water audits and information on ground and surface water discharge permitting.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : Dan Benner   (770) 420-2525  
Email: dan@hydro-environmental.com  

State of Louisiana

Department or Program: Clean Water State Revolving Fund
Low-interest loans to communities promote construction or upgrade projects for wastewater treatment works, non-point source pollution management, and other water quality improvement/ wastewater treatment projects.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Jonathan McFarland   (225) 219-3956  
Email: jonathan.mcfarland@la.gov  

State of Louisiana

Department or Program: Clean Water State Revolving Fund
Low-interest loans to communities promote construction or upgrade projects for wastewater treatment works, non-point source pollution management, and other water quality improvement/wastewater treatment projects.
Location: Baton Rouge   LA     Type: Public  
Contact : Jonathan McFarland   1-225-219-3956  
Email: jonathan.mcfarland@la.gov    

Hydro Environmental Technologies, Inc.

Department or Program: Regulatory Support
EPA WaterSense partner organization, provides remediation services, Environmental Site Assessments for large scale construction projects, technical support via water audits and information on ground and surface water discharge permitting.
Location: New Orleans   LA     Type: Private  
Contact : Dan Benner   1-770-420-2525  
Email: dan@hydro-environmental.com  

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