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Energy

Energy Efficiency
Green Energy

Water

Water Conservation
Stormwater

Waste

Waste & Recycling
Organic Waste

Green Maintenance

Green Cleaning
Groundskeeping

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing


Transportation


General Sustainability Assistance



Energy Efficiecny

National Resources

Energy Efficiency

PECO Energy (Electric)

Department or Program: PECO Smart Business E-Audit
Online energy audit tool to evaluate facility's energy use and find ways to save. Audit tool uses local Weather and Energy Rates to calculate energy use and conservation recommendations.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Private  
Contact : Customer Service   (800) 494-4000  
Email: https://www.peco.com/Pages/ContactUs.aspx  
Measurement Tools: Yes

PECO Energy (Electric)

Department or Program: PECO Smart Construction Incentives
Encourages building designers, developers, engineers, and architects to incorporate energy efficient measures into designs to surpass standard practices, using less energy. Businesses can receive financial incentives to offset the cost of higher energy efficient designs. Program currently operating on a "wait list" procedure.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Private  
Contact : PECO Customer Service   (888) 573-2672  
Email: https://www.peco.com/Pages/ContactUs.aspx  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

PECO Energy (Electric)

Department or Program: PECO Smart Equipment Incentives
Financial incentives for installing energy efficient equipment and processes: HVAC, lighting, drives& motors, refrigeration, and load reduction strategies. Incentive programs option for customized equipment and energy efficiency upgrades. Program currently operating on a "wait list" procedure.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Private  
Contact : PECO Customer Service   (888) 573-2673  
Email: https://www.peco.com/Pages/ContactUs.aspx  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

PPL Electric

Department or Program: E-Power: Save Energy & Money
Business energy effficiency tips, library, rebates & discounts, energy assessment tools, and discounts on energy-saving equipment.
Location: Allentown   PA     Type: Private  
Contact : Customer Service for E-Power Programs   (866) 432-5501  
Email: https://www.pplelectric.com/my-account/web-contact-us.aspx  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

DSIRE / NC Clean Energy Technology Center

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

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Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Department or Program: Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
Index to find and evaluate information about green products and services, identify federal green buying requirements, calculate the costs and benefits of purchasing choices, and manage green purchasing processes.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : Deborah Nesbitt, EPP  
Email: nesbitt.deborah@epa.gov  

Peen State

Department or Program: Purchasing Services
Seeks to increase awareness and enable the purchase of products with a reduced or minimal (ideally zero) environmental impact as compared to other similar products/services that serve the same purpose. Page also provides best practices and information on Penn's purchasing techniques and green suppliers.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (215) 898-7216  

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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

Clean Air Council

Department or Program: Use It Again, PA!
A search directory that allows you to search for businesses that rent, repair, or sell used products across Pennsylvania.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : Clean Air Council, Philadelphia Office   (215) 567-4004, (215) 567-5791 (Fax)  
Email: http://www.cleanair.org/contact  

Pennsylvania Environmental Council

Statewide network of different green organizations and resources for ongoing sustainability initiatives
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (215) 545-4570  
Email: http://www.pecpa.org/contact  

Recycled Artist in Residency (RAIR)

Individuals working to connect art and sustainability; recycled waste donations provide artists with materials to convey sustainability messages.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : RAIR Tours and Material Sourcing Inquiries   (215) 333-6505  
Email: RAIR.philly@gmail.com  

Green Roof Works

Provides a one stop resource for vegetated architectural solutions including green roofs, rain gardens, and other organic building systems.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Information   (215) 224-4546  
Email: info@greenroofworks.com  

Penn State

Department or Program: Cooperative Extension
Working to evaluate energy alternatives, develop strategies for using energy more efficiently and educating about complex issues related to alternative energy and improving energy efficiency.
Location: University Park   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : Daniel Ciolkosz   (814) 863-3484  
Email: dec109@psu.edu  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Pennsylvania Environmental Council

The Green Business Program is committed to focusing on a checklist of green operational practices designed for office users. Once a key company leader has signed the commitment, the company will be ranked as Basic, Silver, and Gold based on the number of green practices it has adopted.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   800-322-9214  
Email: Link   to   Online   Form:   http://archive.pecpa.org/contact  

Environmental Sustainability Resource Center (ESRC)

Serves the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA_ Regions III and IV with comprehensive online resources, news and information about pollution prevention.
Location: Louisville   KY     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (502) 852-1560 or Toll Free: (855) 531-3772  
Email: Online   Form:   http://esrconline.org/contact-us-form/  

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Department or Program: PHS Program Guide
A "library" of subject guides that includes book titles, videos, links, and resources on everything you need to further your knowledge on a green topic of interest.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (215) 988-8772  
Email: Link   to   E-mail:   http://pennhort.libguides.com/profile.php?uid=22112  

EPA

Department or Program: ENERGY STAR Program
Provides information, education, benchmarking tools, and recognition programs to improve energy efficiency. Portfolio Manager is a free online benchmarking tool for commercial buildings. Online Service Provider Partner list available.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (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  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Portfolio Manager https://www.energystar.gov/istar/pmpam/

Penn State

Department or Program: Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP)
Unbiased energy analyses and information on buildings energy consumption: inspecting motors, compressed air systems, lighting, building envelope, boilers. Examines utility bills to identify opportunities to improve efficiency and reduce energy-related costs.
Location: University Park   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (814) 865-0427  
Email: penntap@psu.eduÿ  
Measurement Tools: Yes

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Center for Integrated Pest Management

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

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

Green Seal

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

U.S. Green Building Council

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

Environmental Paper Network

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

Green Cleaning

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Green Energy

Sustainable Energy Fund

Provides financing for renewable enrgy projects (e.g. biomass, geothermal, hydro, solar, wind and more) as well as energy efficiency projects (e.g. building envelope improvements, energy control systems, HVAC, lighting systems, motors, power factor improvements and more).
Location: Allentown   PA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (610) 264-4440  
Email: thesef@thesef.org  

The Reinvest Fund

Department or Program: Sustainable Development Fund
Low-interest, flexible financing for renewable energy, clean energy technologies and energy efficiency/conservation are available for end-user companies wishing to purchase renewable energy or advanced clean energy systems. Customers in PECO Energy's service territory eligible.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Inquiries   (215) 574-5800  
Email: Energy@TRFund.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:   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact  
Email: http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  
Incentives: Yes  

EnergyWorks

Department or Program: Building Energy Loan Program
Low-interest loans to assist building owners invest in energy efficient building renovations, systems, and equipment. Offers expert assistance, including energy assessments, rebates and tax credits. Webpage also has benchmarking tools and available energy assessment.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : Commercial Service Representatives   (215) 496-8157  
Email: chollinger@pidc-pa.org  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

Department or Program: Funding & Program Finder
One-stop search for all grants, loans, and initiatives offered through the Department of Community and Economic Development. Check website often for new programs.
Location: Harrisburg   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (866) 466-3972  
Email: Online   Form:   http://www.newpa.com/contact-us/  
Incentives: Yes  

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission

Department or Program: Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards (AEPS) Program
Assists in management of AECs (Alternative Energy Credits) produced by small customer-owned generators and Green Energy measures. Facilitates the trade of AECs from customer-owned generators and Green Energy measures through a regional bulletin board.
Location: Harrisburg   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : Program Administrator   (877) 237-7773, (610) 444-9213 (Fax)  
Email: admin@paaeps.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Pennsylvania – Department of Community and Economic Development

Department or Program: Alternative and Clean Energy Program (ACE)
Provide loans for alternative/clean energy generation equipment or components. Loans shall not exceed $40,000 for every new job created within three years after approval of the loan. Loans for alternative/clean energy project shall not exceed $5 million or 50% of the total project cost. Grants for alternative/clean energy generation shall not exceed $10,000 for every job projected to be created within 3 years. Grants for alternative/clean energy project shall not exceed $2 million or 30% of total project.
Location: Harrisburg   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (866) 466-3972  
Email: http://www.newpa.com/contact-us  
Incentives: Yes  

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Green Power Partnership
Resources for buying green power, top-ranked green power providers, partnership incentives and benefits, and more sustainable energy resources.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : James Critchfield, Director; Melissa Klein, Communications Director   James: (202) 343-9442 Melissa: (202)343-9207  
Email: critchfield.james@epa.gov,   klein.melissa@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Educational resources on renewable energy and energy technologies.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : Washington, D.C. Office   (202) 488-2200  
Email: http://www.nrel.gov/webmaster.html  

Commercial Building Tax Deduction Coalition

Department or Program: Energy Policy Act of 2005
Deductions for commercial facilities meeting specific energy reduction targets as a result of energy efficiency improvements.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : Kyle Pitsor, Vice President of NEMA Government Relations  
Email: kyl_pitsor@nema.org  
Incentives: Yes  

Center for Resource Solutions

Department or Program: Green-e
Certification and verification of renewable energy and greenhouse gas mitigation products: an independent consumer protection program for the sale of renewable energy and greenhouse gas reductions in the retail market.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (415) 561-2100, (415) 561-2105 (Fax)  
Email: info@green-e.org,   energy@gree-e.org  

U.S. Department of Energy

Department or Program: DSIRE (Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency)
Provides information on federal, state and local rebates and incentives for energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Location: Raleigh   NC     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Varies by state & program  
Email: http://dsireusa.org/contacts/  
Incentives: Yes  

Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE)

Business association of solar energy companies based in New England. Provides list of resources related to solar energy.
Location: Boston   MA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (857) 488-4454  
Email: info@sebane.org  

Solar Energy International (SEI)

Training, resources and services on renewable energy technologies and systems.
Location: Carbondale   CO     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (970) 963-8855  
Email: http://www.solarenergy.org/?s=general+contact+information  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Energy Star
Information, education, benchmarking tools, product information, and recognition programs to improve energy efficiency. Online Service Provider Partner list available.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : Energy Star Hotline   (888)782-7937, (703)412-3086  
Email: http://energystar.supportportal.com/ics/support/ticketnewwizard.asp?style=classic  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

SWEEP: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

Department or Program: US Dept of Energy (DOE) Technical Assistance Program (TAP), with State Energy Program (SEP) & the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG)
Provides tools and resources to implement sustainable clean energy programs. Energy Efficiency Block Grants available. Service area includes Arizona, Colorado, Nevada New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
Location: Boulder   CO     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (303) 447-0078, (303) 447-0158 (Fax)  
Email: info@swenergy.org  
Incentives: Yes  

U.S. Department of Energy

Department or Program: Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Program
Funds research, provides information, data and training on energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact :
Email: http://energy.gov/eere/about-us/office-energy-efficiency-and-renewable-energy-contacts  
Incentives: Yes  

WSU Extension Energy Program

Department or Program: Resource Conservation Management Program
National energy efficiency and renewable energy clearinghouses providing technical and programmatic guidance, resource accounting tools, newsletter, workshops, and other energy efficiency resources.
Location: Olympia   WA     Type: Public  
Contact : Main Olympia Office   (360) 956-2000, (360) 956-2217 (Fax)  
Email: info@energy.wsu.edu  

Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE)

Department or Program: Commercial Programs
Promotes high efficiency product design, manufacturing and purchasing as well as information on specific products (e.g., HVAC, Lighting, commercial kitchens).
Location: Boston   MA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information  
Email: http://www.cee1.org/content/about  

Energy Solutions Center, Inc. (ESC)

Department or Program: Natural Gas Efficiency website
Promotes energy efficient natural gas solutions: technologies, audit tools, case studies, rebates and incentive information.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Energy Solutions Center General Contact   (202) 824-7152, (202) 824-7096 (Fax)  
Email: dweiss@escenter.org  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

National Pollution Prevention Roundtable

Department or Program: Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance Compendium
Online compendium of energy efficiency and pollution prevention best practices and technical assistance, incl. energy audits, workshops, webinars, financial assistance, and implementation.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (202) 299-9701  
Email: nppr@p2.org  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

The Climate Trust

Department or Program: RECs, offsets, consulting
Provide carbon credits, customized voluntary climate programs, and climate consulting services for governments, utilities and large businesses.
Location: Portland   OR     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (503) 238-1915  
Email: info@climatetrust.org  

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Department or Program: Modified Accelerated Cost-Recovery System (MACRS)
Businesses may recover investments in certain renewable energy technologies property through depreciation deductions.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : Public Information - (IRS)   (800) 829-1040  
Incentives: Yes  

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Department or Program: Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC)
Corporate tax credit for qualifying renewable energy equipment and systems.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : (800) 829-1041  
Incentives: Yes  

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Department or Program: Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC)
A per-kilowatt-hour tax credit for electricity generated by qualified energy resources and sold by the taxpayer to an unrelated person.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : (800) 829-1042  
Incentives: Yes  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Energy Star
Provides information, education, benchmarking tools, and recognition programs to improve Green Energy. Portfolio Manager is a free online benchmarking tool for commercial buildings.
Location: Washington   DC     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (888) 782-7937 or (703) 412-3086  
Email: Online   Form:   http://energystar.supportportal.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=23018&_referrer=http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=contact.ct_index&s=footer&s=footer  
Measurement Tools: Yes

Green Maintenance

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Groundskeeping

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Organic Waste

Philly Compost

Provides reliable, scheduled collection services for food waste and related compostables to businesses in the Philadelphia area. The can also provide custom collections for special events. Customized organics recycling process for your business.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Private  
Contact : Customer Service   (215) 703-7645  
Email: realperson@phillycompost.com  

National Resources

Organic Waste & Food Donation

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Food Recovery Challenge
Organization can participate in the Food Recovery Challenge through prevention, donation, and recycling. Participation allows for access to free technical assistance for baseline assessment and food recovery activities
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : Region 3 Contact, Luke Wolfgang   (215) 814-2913  
Email: wolfgang.luke@epa.gov  

Pennsylvania – Department of Environmental Protection

Department or Program: Composting Technical Assistance Program
Composting technical assistance, up to a value of $7,500, is available at no charge to Pennsylvania local governments selected to participate. The purpose of the program is to upgrade recycling programs to meet or exceed the Commonwealth's 35% recycling goal.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (717) 787-7382  
Email: recyclepa@pa.gov  

Philabundance

A non-profit organization in which businesses can help by donating food, organizing food drive(s), or volunteer one of their fundraising/public awareness events. Donations are used to help fight again hunger in the Delaware Valley.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (215) 339-0900, (215) 339-0924 (Fax)  
Email: contactus@philabundance.org  

National Resources

BioCycle Magazine

Department or Program: Find A Composter
A free directory of composting facilities throughout North America.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (610) 967-4135 ext.21  
Email: info@findacomposter.com  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: WasteWise
Free technical assistance, tools, regional contacts, awards, and other resources to reduce and recycle solid waste and selected industrial wastes.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (800) 372-9473  
Email: wastewisehelp@epa.gov  

Biodegradable Products Institute

Education, information and resources re: compostable materials and composting.
Location: New York   NY     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (800) 274-5646  
Email: info@bpiworld.org  

FindAComposter.com

Free searchable directory of composting facilities throughout North America.
Location: Emmaus   PA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (610) 967-4135 x 21  
Email: info@findacomposter.com  

Stormwater

Philadelphia Water Department

Department or Program: Business Stormwater Management
Reduce stormwater fees, sustainable business tips, and guides to stormwater management incentives
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (215) 685-6213  
Email: streetgreening@gmail.com  

StormwaterPA

Resources for the most current information and effective, proven techniques in stormwater management. Information includes planning, knowledge forum, national perspective links, local regulations, best practices, and case studies.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General Contact   (215) 545-5880  
Email: Links   to   Contacts:   http://stormwaterpa.org/contact-us.html  

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Transportation

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)

Department or Program: Sustainability Program Plan
Resources on SEPTA sustainability initiatives as well as case studies, informational videos, local sustainability news and measurement tools. Plan includes a comprehensive, strategic framework for building a more sustainable SEPTA and a more sustainable region.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : SEPTA General Contact   (215) 580-7800  
Email: Online   Form:   http://www3.septa.org/customerservice/  

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EPA

Department or Program: SmartWay
Resources on sustainable freight transportation and supply chain fuel efficiency incl. partner resources, trends and indicators, finance programs and more.
Location: Ann Arbor   MI     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (734) 214-4767, (734) 214-4052 (Fax)  
Email: smartway_transport@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Waste & Recycling

Pennsylvania – Department of Environmental Protection

Department or Program: Hazardous Waste Program
The regional solid waste management program provides technical support and guidance on the minimization and management of hazardous waste, perform inspections, and enforce regulations.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information  
Email: RA-epcontactus@pa.gov  

ForeRunner Recycling

100% free e-waste disposal and recycling. Company promotes reuse of computers and electronics and also offers secure data destruction.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Private  
Contact : General Information   (877) 478-6611  
Email: asset@forerunnerrecycling.com  

Revolution Recovery

Efficiency material handling reccyling program offers a wide range of containers and material handling options that fits your company. Assist with waste auditing, waste plan consulting specific to needs, and customized documentation and reporting.
Location: PhiladelphiaType: Private  
Contact : General Information   (215) 333-6437  
Email: info@revolutionrecovery.com  

Pennsylvania – Department of Environmental Protection

Department or Program: Recycling Technical Assistance
Recycling technical assistance, up to a value of $7,500, is available at no charge to Pennsylvania local governments selected to participate. The purpose of the program is to upgrade recycling programs to maximize material recovery and ensure program sustainability.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Inquiries   (717) 787-7382  
Email: recyclepa@pa.gov  

City of Philadelphia

Department or Program: Streets Department
Citywide recycling program compliance information as well as business recycling toolkit, a one-stop resource for Philadelphia businesses.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (215) 686-5560, (215) 686-7812 (Fax)  

RecycleNow Philly

A project of the Recycling Alliance of Philadelphia, a coalition of organizations and individuals working together to promote expanded recycling in the City of Philadelphia to improve the environment, economy, and quality of life in Philadelphia. Website includes information related to recycling and tools to advocate for more effective and expanded recycling.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (215) 545-0250  
Email: info@recyclenowphilly.org  

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Waste Management Sustainability Services

Industry waste solutions including case studies, resource library, meet our experts page, and more.
Location: Houston   TX     Type: Private  
Contact : General Information   (877) 441-3046  
Email: sustainabilityservices@wm.com  

Waste360

Waste management, recycling and composting industry news and analysis, online training and education, industry best practices, and other event information
Location: Type: Private  
Contact : General Information   (866) 505-7173  
Email: wecs@pbsub.comÿ  

Building Green

Information on LEED credits, green products and green building case studies as well as national environmental building news.
Location: Brattleboro   VT     Type: Private  
Contact :
Email: http://www2.buildinggreen.com/contact  

Electronic Recyclers International, Inc.

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

Building Materials Reuse Association

How-to guides, best practices, case studies, news, and other resources to facilitate building deconstruction and the reuse / recycling of recovered building materials.
Location: Chicago   IL     Type: Non-profit  
Contact :
Email: http://www.bmra.org/contact  

Construction & Demolition Recycling Association

Find a recycler online directory, news, certification, and other resources for recycling construction materials and debris incl. concrete, asphalt, asphalt shingles, gypsum wallboard, wood and metals.
Location: Aurora   IL     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : (630) 585-7530  
Email: info@cdrecycling.org  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: eCycling
Resources for proper disposal of electronic waste, where you live information, where to donate, FAQ, regulations/standards and more.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact :
Email: http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/comments.htm  

Ecocycle

Commercial recycling service providing educational and training resources, zero waste guides, and composting technical assistance.
Location: Boulder   CO     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (303) 444-6634  
Email: recycle@ecocycl.org  

Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)

Pollution prevention and waste management technical assistance: case studies, rapid response research services, relevant regional links and localized assistance through regional P2 centers.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Beth Anderson, USEPA   (202) 564-8833  
Email: anderson.beth@epa.gov  

StopWaste

Recycling (incl/ food and plant debris) and green purchasing expertise and tools: free publications, case studies, guides, posters, vendor lists, funding assistance and more.
Location: Oakland   CA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (510) 891-6500  
Email: http://www.stopwaste.org/home/index.asp?page=277  

Water Conservation

National Resources

Water Conservation & Reuse

Save Water PA

Commercial water efficiency fact sheets as well as appliance ratings, customized water efficiency resources for different businesses, and access to state and federal programs.
Location: Philadelphia   PA     Type: Public  
Contact :

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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