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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

N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University (NCSU); U.S. Department of Energy

Department or Program: Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
DSIRE is the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States. The linked webpage lists the energy programs available in the state of Arizona.
Location: Raleigh   NC     Type: Public  
Contact : Brian Lips; General Contact   (919) 515-3954  
Email: brian_lips@ncsu.edu; http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  
Incentives: Yes  

Salt River Project (SRP)

Department or Program: SRP Commercial Rebates for Lighting
The SRP Standard Business Solutions program provides rebates for replacing common energy-efficient equipment found in commercial and industrial settings.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (602) 236-3054  
Email: http://www.srpnet.com/energy/powerwise/business/secure/rebatecontact.aspx?type=small  

Salt River Project (SRP)

Department or Program: Free Lighting Audit
Through the SRP Small Business Solutions rebate program, qualifying customers can get a no-cost lighting audit, euquivalent of $125 value, and discounted pricing that covers 75% or more of the costs for new energy-efficient equipment. Through this program, customers can reduce lighting costs on average of 35% by reducing maintenance and repair costs, and enhance employees' and customers' experience with improved lighting.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (602) 236-3054  
Email: http://www.srpnet.com/energy/powerwise/business/secure/rebatecontact.aspx?type=small  

Southwest Gas Corporation

Department or Program: Arizona Smarter Greener Better® Solar Water Heating Program
This program provides rebate incentives to qualifying Arizona customers who install solar water heating systems with a natural gas back-up. System must be installed by a qualified contractor and rebates are available for purchases made from June 01, 2015 through May 31, 2016, or until program funds are no longer available. The rebate amount is $11.50/therm up to $20,000 or 40% of installed cost.
Location: Las Vegas   NV     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (855) 743-1603  
Email: solarwaterheating@swgas.com  

Southwest Gas Corporation

Department or Program: Arizona Smarter Greener Better® Custom Commercial Rebates Program
Southwest Gas commercial customers may be eligible to receive rebates on the installation of measures showing a specific quantity of natural gas reduction. Qualifying measures include those that target cost-effective natural gas savings, including retrofits of existing systems, improvements to existing systems, and first time installations where the system's efficiecny exceeds applicable codes. The rebate amount is $1/therm up to 50% of incremental cost.
Location: Las Vegas   NV     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (855) 743-1603  
Email: CustomCommercial@swgas.com  

Southwest Gas Corporation

Department or Program: Arizona Smarter Greener Better® Distributed Generation Program
Southwest Gas offers Distributed Generation rebates to qualifying combined heat and power (CHP) systems. Rebates are available for purchases made from June 01, 2015 through May 31, 2016 or until program funds are no longer available. The rebate amount is $400-$500/kW up to 50% of installed cost.
Location: Las Vegas   NV     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (855) 743-1603  
Email: energyefficiency@swgas.com  

National Resources

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

City of Phoenix

Department or Program: Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) Program
The City of Phoenix Sustainable Purchasing resources general information with link to vendor resources list.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (602) 256-5669  
Email: https://www.phoenix.gov/oep/economy/contact-epp  

National Resources

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Resources
Portal to extensive resources for environmentally preferable purchasing techniques, strategies, policies, training, product and service directories, state and local programs, and more.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : Deborah Nesbitt  
Email: nesbitt.deborah@epa.gov  

EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool)

Comprehensive searchable database and environmental rating that helps identify greener computers and other electronic equipment.
Location: Portland   OR     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Green Electronics Counsel General Contact   (503) 279-9383, (503) 279-9381 (Fax)  

Environmental Paper Network

Sustainable paper procurement resources including fact sheets, tools for purchasers, calculators, apps, news and more.
Location: Asheville   NC     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (828) 251-8558  
Email: info@environmentalpaper.org  
Measurement Tools: Yes

National Association of State Procurement Officials

Department or Program: Green Purchasing Guide
Guide to adopting a responsible purchasing program, concepts and benefits of green purchasing, recommended steps, proven implementation strategies, and links to other resources.
Location: Boston   MA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact :

ConServe: National Restaurant Association

Department or Program: Conserve Program: Serving Up Sustainability
Sustainability solutions for food service including best practices, educational videos, money-saving techniques and customized action plans.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (202) 331-5900 or (800) 424-5156  
Email: conserve@restaurant.org  

Responsible Purchasing Network

Green purchasing webinars, technical assistance, purchasing guides, membership opportunities, and many more resources and links.
Location: Oakland   CA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (510) 547-5475  
Email: membership@responsiblepurchasing.org  

General Sustainability Assistance

Senora Environmental Research Institute, Inc. (SERI)

SERI provides technical assistance to community groups, work with communities to address environmental issues, identify Air Toxics hotspots, recommend solutions on solid waste issues and analyze heavy metal contamination.
Location: Tucson   AZ     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (520) 321-9488  
Email: seri@seriaz.org  

Western Sustainaiblity and Pollution Prevention Network (WSPPN)

A cooperative alliance of pollution prevention (P2) programs throughout EPA Region 9 (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada). The network serves as a technical resource for regional P2 issues through researching, consolidating, and disseminating P2 information.
Location: Reno   NV     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Chris Lynch; Linda Mariner   (775) 834-3687; (602) 771-4294  
Email: clynch@unr.edu; Mariner.Linda@azdeq.gov  

City of Phoenix

Department or Program: Adaptive Reuse Program
The program offers development guidance, streamlined processes, reduced timeframe, and cost savings to customers looking to adapt older buildings for new business uses.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (602) 534-7344  
Email: https://www.phoenix.gov/contactus  

National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (IPA)

Department or Program: Agreements
Cooperative purchasing organization, with Green cleaning, janitorial and sanitation supplies, lighting, groundskeeping materials, grounds maintenance equipment, office related and food related supplies too.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (866) 408-3076  
Email: info@nationalipa.org  

City of Phoenix

Department or Program: Brownfields Land Recycling Program
The overall goal of the project is to remove hazardous substances and pollutants from identified brownfield properties and to redevelop these properties for uses that improve public health. Can be used to create a city recreational park.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : Rosanne Albright   (602) 256-5669  
Email: https://www.phoenix.gov/contactus  

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

Department or Program: Brownfields Assistance Program
Provides financial and technical assistance for Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments, lead and asbestos surveys or cleanup activities.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : Jennie Curé   (602) 771-2296  
Email: cure.jennie@azdeq.gov  

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

Department or Program: Pollution Prevention (P2)
Extensive information on ADEQ's Pollution Prevention (P2) Program and its Planning Statute, Purpose, Regulatory Program requirements, Arizona P2 Policy, P2 Planning Manuals and resources.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : Jeanine Inman; Linneth Lopez   (602) 771-2351; (602) 771-4739  
Email: inman.jeanine@azdeq.gov; lopez.linneth@azdeq.gov  

National Resources

Center for Integrated Pest Management

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

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

Let’s Go Solar

Advancing sustainability through solar energy and environmental education resources
Location: San Francisco
Contact : General Contact  
Email: http://www.letsgosolar.com/about-us/  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

Green Seal

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

U.S. Green Building Council

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

Environmental Paper Network

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

Green Cleaning

National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (IPA)

Department or Program: Go Green
Cooperative purchasing organization, with Green cleaning, janitorial and sanitation supplies, lighting, groundskeeping materials, grounds maintenance equipment, office related and food related supplies too.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (866) 408-3076  
Email: info@nationalipa.org  

National Resources

Green Energy

N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University (NCSU); U.S. Department of Energy

Department or Program: Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
DSIRE is the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States. The linked webpage lists the energy programs available in the state of Arizona.
Location: Raleigh   NC     Type: Public  
Contact : Brian Lips; General Contact   (919) 515-3954  
Email: brian_lips@ncsu.edu; http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  
Incentives: Yes  

Salt River Project (SRP)

Department or Program: SRP Commercial Solar Electric Program
The SRP Solar Program helps customers to interconnect business's solar electric system to SRP's electric grid. By installing and using a solar electric system, customers can use clean renewable energy and help protect the environment.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (602) 236-4663  
Email: SRPSolarBiz@srpnet.com  

State of Arizona Department of Revenue

Department or Program: Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit
An individual income tax credit for taxpayers for renewable energy produced by a qualified energy generator with at least 5 megawatts generating capacity.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : Elaine Smith; Darlene Teller   (602) 716-6924; (602) 716-6436  
Email: problemresolutionoffice@azdor.gov  

State of Arizona Department of Revenue

Department or Program: Renewable Energy Investment and Production for Self-Consumption by Manufacturers and International Operations Centers Tax Credit
An individual or corporate income tax credit is available for taxpayers that invest in new renewable energy facilities in Arizona that generate energy for self-consumption using renewable energy resources. With specific stipulations.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : Darlene Teller; Duong Nguyen   (602) 716-6436; (602)716-6048  
Email: problemresolutionoffice@azdor.gov  

Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA)

Department or Program: Commercial/Industrial Solar Engery Tax Credit
Eligible businesses receive tax credits equal to 10% of the installed cost of solar energy devices up to $25,000 in and up to $50,000 in total tax credits for one business in a single tax year.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : Blanca Carrilo  
Email: blancac@azcommerce.com  

National Resources

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

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

Commercial Building Tax Deduction Coalition

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

Center for Resource Solutions

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

U.S. Department of Energy

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

Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE)

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

Solar Energy International (SEI)

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

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

SWEEP: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

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

U.S. Department of Energy

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

WSU Extension Energy Program

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

Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE)

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

Energy Solutions Center, Inc. (ESC)

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

National Pollution Prevention Roundtable

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

The Climate Trust

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

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

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

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

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

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

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

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

Green Maintenance

National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (IPA)

Department or Program: Go Green
Cooperative purchasing organization, with Green cleaning, janitorial and sanitation supplies, lighting, groundskeeping materials, grounds maintenance equipment, office related and food related supplies too.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (866) 408-3076  
Email: info@nationalipa.org  

National Resources

Groundskeeping

National Resources

Organic Waste

National Resources

Organic Waste & Food Donation

FoodPantries.org

Department or Program: Arizona Food Pantries
Search for local Arizona Food Pantries by city, for excess food donation.
Location: Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information  
Email: http://www.foodpantries.org/ar/about  

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  

City of Phoenix

Department or Program: Composting and Mulching Programs
Composting and mulching information,
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (602) 262-7251  
Email: https://www.phoenix.gov/contactus  

City of Phoenix

Department or Program: Certified Clean Green Program
The Certified Clean Green Program is one of the programs designed and implemented to help divert large amounts of clean green waste from the landfill to obtain the City goal of 40 percent waste diversion by 2020.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (602) 495-3784  
Email: pwserve@phoenix.gov  

National Resources

BioCycle Magazine

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

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

Biodegradable Products Institute

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

FindAComposter.com

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

Stormwater

National Resources

Transportation

Grid Bikes

Department or Program: Bike Share Program
A bike share program that offers hourly, monthly, and yearly passes, for a green transportation option.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Private  
Contact : General Contact   (602) 753-4743  
Email: info@gridbikes.com  

City of Phoenix

Department or Program: Bike Safety Information
General Bicycle safety information including Bike locker information and share program.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact  
Email: joseph.perez@phoenix.gov  

Arizona Transit Association (AzTA)

Arizona Transit Association (AzTA) is a non-profit statewide organization dedicated to improving public transportation in all Arizona communities. AzTA’s membership includes local governments, chambers of commerce, major employers, transit program operators, transit suppliers and contractors, small businesses, non-profit community agencies and transportation consultants.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information   (480) 361-5101  
Email: clozano@azta.org  

National Resources

EPA

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

Waste & Recycling

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 9

Department or Program: Wastewise Program
A national resource for businesses to reduce waste and practice sustainable materials management through prevention and Waste & Recycling.
Location: San Francisco   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Laura Moreno   (415) 947-4240  
Email: moreno.laura@epa.gov  

Earth911

Department or Program: Recycle Search
Recycle search locates nearby recycling for a wide range of products.
Location: Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (877) 321-1811 Sales Support only  
Email: info@earth911.com  

Maricopa County

Department or Program: Water & Wastewater Treatment Program
Extensive information on drinking water, wastewater, water and solid waste.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (602) 372-2861  
Email: http://www.maricopa.gov/feedback/default.aspx  

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

Department or Program: Recycling
Comprehensive information on recycling wastes, hazardous wastes disposal, electronic waste, waste management, littering, etc throughout the state of Arizona.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : J.B. Shaw   (602) 771-5613  
Email: shaw.joseph@azdeq.gov  

Keep Phoenix Beautiful (KPB)

Department or Program: Special Event Recycling
KPB provides recycling stations to special events to divert wastes and raise awareness on recycling and sustainability.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Tom Waldeck   (602) 534-5114  
Email: tom@keepphxbeautiful.org  

Valleywide Recycling Partnership (VRP)

Department or Program: Recycling in Your Community
The goal of the VRP is to divert as much garbage as possible from valley landfills through public awareness campaigns and educational programs. VRP offers waste management information on each city and county in Arizona.
Location: Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (602) 262-7251  

Arizona Recycling Coalition (AZRC)

Department or Program: AZRC Grants Program
AZRC provides information on recycling and waste management. The AZRC Grants Program awards local non-profit, governments and tribal nations to significantly increase recycling and divert wastes.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact  
Email: info@arizonarecyclingcoalition.org  

National Resources

Waste Management Sustainability Services

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

Waste360

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

Building Green

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

Electronic Recyclers International, Inc.

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

Building Materials Reuse Association

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

Construction & Demolition Recycling Association

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

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

Ecocycle

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

Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)

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

StopWaste

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

Water Conservation

Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR)

Department or Program: Landscape Professionals
The ADWR provides information on water use in al landscapes that can significantly reduce water usage through regionally-appropriate designs, plant selection and irrigation practices. Other information indclude trainings, certifications, plant lists, landscaping, and water harvesting.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (602) 771-8585  
Email: CM_SP_Con@azwater.gov  

Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR)

Department or Program: Conservation Tools
Comprehensive information on water conservation in order to assist business owners and facilitiy managers in establishing and implementing effective water conservation strategies including tips, information about planning, audits and technologies.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : General Contact   (602) 771-8585  
Email: CM_SP_Con@azwater.gov  

University of Arizona WaterWise

Department or Program: RainScapes
RainScapes are designed to maximize water efficiency in landscaping through harvesting rainwater while preserving tap water for indoor and drinking water needs.
Location: Sierra Vista   AZ     Type: Public  
Contact : Cado Daily   (520) 458-8278  
Email: cdaily@email.arizona.edu  

The Cochise Water Project

Effort dedicated to conserving water in the Sierra Vista area by decreasing water use in both residential and commercial areas.
Location: Sierra Vista   AZ     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Contact   (520) 732-2014  
Email: information@thecochisewaterproject.com  

Water Use it Wisely

Department or Program: Tools of the Water-Wise Trade
A comprehensive database on water conservation including water usage calculator, free workshops, water guides, landscape guides, drought monitor map, water saving products, and watergarden.
Location:
Contact : General Contact  
Email: http://wateruseitwisely.com/contact-us/  

National Resources

Water Conservation & Reuse

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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