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

Missouri Department of Economic Development

Department or Program: Division of Energy; Businesses
The U.S. and Missouri funding opportunities and incentives listed and linked below are for financial incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency ? those designed primarily for businessesrather than funding opportunities for research & development, outreach, or inter-governmental programs.
Location:   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : General contact   (573) 751-2254; (855) 522-2796  
Email: energy@ded.mo.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Amren Missouri

Department or Program: ActOnEnergyÿBizSavers
The ActOnEnergy BizSavers program offers cash incentives for virtually any cost-effective energy efficiency project.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Private  
Contact : BizSavers contact   (866) 941-7299ÿ  
Email: BIZefficiency@ameren.com  
Incentives: Yes  

Liberty Utilities Missouri

Department or Program: Missouri High-Efficiency Equipment Rebate
Liberty Utilities is offering a rebate to our Missouri customers on the purchase of high-efficiency ENERGY STAR natural gas home heating and water heating equipment. The rebate applies for natural gas equipment upgrades in an existing home or business served by Liberty Utilities.
Location:   MO     Type: Private  
Contact : Energy Federation Incorporated   (877) 333-9965  
Incentives: Yes  

Laclede Gas

Department or Program: Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Rebate Program
Laclede?s 2014-2015 C&I Rebate program provides business customers standard and custom rebates for the implementation of natural gas energy efficiency measures. Businesses may also be eligible for an energy audit rebate when a recommended improvement that qualifies for a rebate is completed. Laclede Commercial and Industrial Customers of all rate classes are eligible to participate in the Laclede C&I Rebate program. Customers may receive standard and/or custom rebates up to $25,000 per program year.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Private  
Contact : Rebate Coordinator   (800) 426-5784; (302) 504-3084  
Email: Laclede-MGE@appliedenergygroup.com  
Incentives: Yes  

PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy)

Department or Program: Set the PACE St. Louis
Set the PACE St. Louis is an innovative program that uses PACE financing to help homeowners and commercial, industrial and multi-family property owners access affordable, long-term financing for smart energy upgrades to their buildings. PACE financing allows home and building owners to finance qualifying energy efficiency and clean energy improvements through a voluntary tax assessment. Set the PACE St. Louis provides 100% upfront, fixed rate, long-term financing to property owners for qualified energy upgrades.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : General contact   (314) 499-8756  
Email: info@setthepacestlouis.com;   http://setthepacestlouis.com/contactus.shtml  
Incentives: Yes  

PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy)

Department or Program: The Missouri Clean Energy District (MCED)
PACE can be a great way to help you finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects on commercial buildings. Energy efficient retrofits are a highly effective way to reduce energy consumption and green house gas emissions. Through PACE, your financing is repaid through an increased assessment on your property tax bill. Approved projects are expected to create a net economic benefit, because your energy cost saving and other associated cash savings should be greater than your increased assessment.
Location:   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : General contact; J.L. ?Kris? Christopher, Program Manager   (866) 554-4083; (866) 554-4083 x701  
Email: http://www.mced.mo.gov/contact-mocef/;   jchristopher@MCED.mo.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

National Resources

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

St. Louis Green

Department or Program: Companies and Products
This searchable database provides a listing of green companies, products, and services in the St. Louis metropolitan area as well as news and updates within each industry. Some of the organizations listed on this web site are involved in multilevel implementation of sustainable practices, while others offer a wide variety of eco-conscious products or services. Visit each organization's profile page to learn more about their green initiatives.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General contact   (314) 222-8004  
Email: info@stlouisgreen.com  

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

The Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center (P2RIC)

Department or Program: EPA Region 7 (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska)
The Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center (P2RIC) improves resource sharing among the programs, businesses, and agencies within EPA Region 7 (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska) that provide waste reduction services and expertise to business and industry. Such services include a business guide to purchasing issues and tips to reduce waste in the office and case studies from EPA funded research for companies in Region 7 that pursued sustainability initiatives while increasing their profit margin.
Location: Omaha   NE     Type: Public  
Contact : Rick Yoder; Jean Waters; General contact   (402) 554-2521  
Email: ryoder@unomaha.edu;   Jwaters@unomaha.edu;   http://p2ric.org/contact/  

Missouri Waste Control Coalition (MWCC)

Missouri Waste Control Coalition (MWCC) is a 400-member not-for-profit organization which is concerned with environmental issues. The statewide organization is a coalition of citizens, businesses, consultants, regulators, and others concerned with the management and disposal of generated wastes and other environmental issues.
Location: Kansas City   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Sandra Sabanske, Executive Director   (913) 381-4458  
Email: mwcc@sbcglobal.net;   http://www.mowastecoalition.org/page-1416254  

The East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG or Council)

The East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG or Council) provides a forum for local governments of the bi-state St. Louis area to work together to solve problems that cross jurisdictional boundaries. East-West Gateway is the metropolitan planning organization for the area, leading its focus to be primarily on transportation and air quality. The linked webpage lists the environmental programs and projects - among others - the EWG is involved in.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : General contact   (314) 421-4220; (618) 274-2750  
Email: webmaster@ewgateway.org  

St. Louis Earth Day

St. Louis Earth Day offers year-round programming like Recycling On the Go, Green Dining Alliance, and Earth Day Action Grants, plus annual events for organizations and individuals to get involved in.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General contact   (314) 282-7533  
Email: info@stlouisearthday.org  

Environmental Protection Agency

Department or Program: Environmental Protrection Agency Region 7 Pollution Prevention
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 serves Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.
Location:   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : EPA Region 7 general contact; Marcus Rivas; Jennifer Dawani; Jim Callier   (913) 551-7003; (800) 223-0425  
Email: Rivas.Marcus@epa.gov;   dawani.jennifer@epa.gov;   Callier.James@epa.gov  

St. Louis Green

Department or Program: Companies and Products
This searchable database provides a listing of green companies, products, and services in the St. Louis metropolitan area as well as news and updates within each industry. Some of the organizations listed on this web site are involved in multilevel implementation of sustainable practices, while others offer a wide variety of eco-conscious products or services. Visit each organization's profile page to learn more about their green initiatives.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General contact   (314) 222-8004  
Email: info@stlouisgreen.com  

Department of Natural Resources

Department or Program: Grants and Loans
The provided webpage lists and links loan and rebate programs available in the state of Missouri.
Location: Jefferson City   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : General contact   (800) 361-4827; (573) 751-3443  
Email: contact@dnr.mo.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Slow Food

Department or Program: Slow Food, Saint Louis, MO
If you own a business, restaurant or farm that would like to participate by offering discounts or donations for our member benefits, Slow Food St. Louis has launched a new Membership Benefits program. We want to build our membership and encourage our members to patronize SLOW businesses, farms, and establishments. We are looking to run month long discounts and/or offer member drawings for prizes. The benefit to you is your business being highlighted in a Slow Food StL monthly newsletter and on our social media platforms. We hope this program will also increase foot traffic for your business as well as offer more exposure than a silent auction. We hope to benefit by gaining members to support our work at Slow Food.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Kelly Childs, Co- Leader  
Email: kelly@slowfoodstl.org  

FOCUS St. Louis

FOCUS St. Louis is the region's premier leadership organization. Our mission is to create a cooperative, thriving St. Louis region by engaging citizens to participate in active leadership roles and to influence positive community change. Through leadership programs and citizen engagement initiatives, we develop and connect diverse leaders from public, private, and civic sectors, and empower them to work together for a better community.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Charity?  
Contact : Ginger Alt-Hildebrandt, membership information; General contact   (314) 657-4020  
Email: gingerh@focus-stl.org  

Missouri Botanical Garden

Department or Program: BiodiverseCity St. Louis
BiodiverseCity St. Louis is a community initiative to promote, protect and plan for biodiversity throughout the Greater St. Louis Region. BiodiverseCity St. Louis calls for everyone in our shared community ? city governments, corporations, non-profit organizations, universities, schools, scientists, concerned citizens, homeowners, families and community leaders ? to be inspired and take action. Take the pledge to support the BiodiverseCity St. Louis community initiative, with the intent to help promote, protect, and plan for urban biodiversity throughout our shared region.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Public?  
Contact : Sheila Voss; Deb Frank; Jean Ponzi; Christine Hanson; General contact   (314) 577-0284; (314) 577-0284; (314) 577-0246; (314) 577-9473 x6311  
Email: sheila.voss@mobot.org;   deborah.frank@mobot.org;   jean.ponzi@mobot.org;   christine.hanson@mobot.org;   BiodiverseCitySTL@mobot.org  

Missouri Environmental Assistance Center (MOEAC)

Department or Program: University of Missouri Extension Business Development Program (BPD)
The University of Missouri Extension Business Development Program (BDP) is a statewide network which helps businesses succeed in every stage from concept to startup, growth to renewal, mature to succession through a variety of programs.
Location: MO   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : Paul Bateson; Steven Devlin   (573) 882-9976; (573) 882-5011  
Email: BatesonP@missouri.edu;   devlinsl@umsystem.edu  

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Department or Program: Grants and Loans
The provided webpage lists and links loan and rebate programs available in the state of Missouri.
Location: Jefferson City   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : General contact   (800) 361-4827; (573) 751-3443  
Email: contact@dnr.mo.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Department or Program: Division of Environmental Quality
The provided webpage lists and links programs various environmental programs within the Division of Environmental Quality.
Location: Jefferson City   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : General contact   (800) 361-4827; (573) 751-3443  
Email: contact@dnr.mo.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  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

Green Seal

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

U.S. Green Building Council

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

Environmental Paper Network

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

Green Cleaning

National Resources

Green Energy

N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center; 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 Missouri.
Location:   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : General contact  
Email: http://www.dsireusa.org/contact-us/  
Incentives: Yes  

Missouri Department of Economic Development

Department or Program: Division of Energy; Businesses
The U.S. and Missouri funding opportunities and incentives listed and linked below are for financial incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency ? those designed primarily for businessesrather than funding opportunities for research & development, outreach, or inter-governmental programs.
Location:   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : General contact   (573) 751-2254; (855) 522-2796  
Email: energy@ded.mo.gov  
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

National Resources

Groundskeeping

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Organic Waste

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Organic Waste & Food Donation

Food Pantries

Food Pantries provides a directory of Food Banks, Soup Kitchens, and non-profit organizations committed to fighting hunger throughout the U.S. The webpage provided lists all of the St. Louis food pantries.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Food Pantries general contact; Contact listed services individually  
Email: http://www.foodpantries.org/ar/about  

St. Louis Area Foodbank

Department or Program: Food Manufacturer Donations
Local and national food manufacturers can donate directly to the Foodbank to help us provide a steady flow of food to families in need. The large donations we receive from manufacturers tend to be: packaging misprints, new products that didn?t sell as well as expected, foods packaged with outdated or seasonal advertising, and foods that are edible, but missing a minor ingredient such as flavoring or spice
Location: Bridgeton   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Shannon O?Connor, Food Industry Donations Coordinator ; General contact   (314) 227-3738; (314) 292-6262  
Email: soconnor@stlfoodbank.org;   http://stlfoodbank.org/contact-page/  

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

Missouri Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association, Inc.

The Missouri Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association, Inc. is involved in floodplain and stormwater management within the State of Missouri. The Association provides an additional link between state/federal government agencies and the local community official or private company or individual. Annual membership dues are $25 for individuals and $100 for corporate members, which includes up to 5 memberships.
Location:   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Scott Edgar, P.E., CFM, President   (816) 969-1800  
Email: Scott.Edgar@cityofls.net  

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Transportation

RideFinders

RideFinders is the St. Louis regional rideshare program whose mission is to improve air quality and reduce traffic congestion by encouraging and developing alternate transportation options. RideFinders provides a free carpool and vanpool ridematching service for commuters and a free ?Schoolpool? program for parents of K-12 students.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : General contact   (800) 847-7433  
Email: ridefinders@mct.org  

Metro Transit

Department or Program: Transit Benefit Program
The Transportation Equity Act is a provision of the Internal Revenue Code that allows favorable tax treatment for employers that offer commuting options to their employees. The employer can deduct these costs as business expenses and the employees do not report the subsidy as income for tax purposes. In addition, employers are able to offer the cost of a transit pass to employees on a pre-tax basis. Advantages to employers include both a tax deduction for the expense, and savings on payroll taxes, FICA, disability insurance and payments into 401(k) plans.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : Metro's Marketing Department   (314) 982-1400  
Email: marketing@metrostlouis.org  
Incentives: Yes  

U.S. Department of Energy

Department or Program: St. Louis Regional Clean Cities Program (STLRCC)
The St. Louis Clean Cities coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Kevin Herdler, Executive Directory   (314) 397-5308  
Email: kevin@stlcleancities.org;   clnfuel@gmail.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 Information   (734) 214-4767, (734) 214-4052 (Fax)  
Email: smartway_transport@epa.gov  
Incentives: Yes  

Waste & Recycling

Missouri Waste Control Coalition (MWCC)

Missouri Waste Control Coalition (MWCC) is a 400-member not-for-profit organization which is concerned with environmental issues. The statewide organization is a coalition of citizens, businesses, consultants, regulators, and others concerned with the management and disposal of generated wastes and other environmental issues.
Location: Kansas City   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : Sandra Sabanske, Executive Director   (913) 381-4458  
Email: mwcc@sbcglobal.net;   http://www.mowastecoalition.org/page-1416254  

Missouri Recycling Association (MORA)

MORA supports waste reduction and recycling efforts in Missouri. We do this by providing information, education, and technical support. We partner with state, national and regional organizations to advance recycling in order to recover valuable materials and create jobs. MORA workshops and annual conference bring all parts of the recycling loop together to share information and resources. Based on membership level MORA provides a specific set of ever increasing benefits.
Location: Jefferson City   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General contact; Angela Gehlert   (573) 491-4255  
Email: http://www.mora.org/contact-us.html;   angie@mora.org  

ReSource St. Louis

Department or Program: Waste Diversion Consulting Services
We offer waste diversion knowledge and experience to help you find cost effective solutions for reducing the amount of waste sent to the landfill.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General contact  
Email: http://resourcestlouis.org/contact  

ReSource St. Louis

Department or Program: Materials Exchange
Place or browse ads with St. Louis' only online commercial construction and demolition materials exchange database. "Pre-Cycling" is also available. If your project requires a quick turn around, you have the ability to post an item in advance of its availability.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General contact  
Email: http://resourcestlouis.org/contact  

St. Louis Green

Department or Program: Where to Recycle
The provided webpage lists and links recycling services in the St. Louis area by material.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Non-Profit  
Contact : General contact   (314) 222-8004  
Email: info@stlouisgreen.com  

The Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center (P2RIC)

Department or Program: EPA Region 7 (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska)
The Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center (P2RIC) improves resource sharing among the programs, businesses, and agencies within EPA Region 7 (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska) that provide waste reduction services and expertise to business and industry. Such services include a business guide to purchasing issues and tips to reduce waste in the office and case studies from EPA funded research for companies in Region 7 that pursued sustainability initiatives while increasing their profit margin.
Location: Omaha   NE     Type: Public  
Contact : Rick Yoder; Jean Waters; General contact   (402) 554-2521  
Email: ryoder@unomaha.edu;   Jwaters@unomaha.edu;   http://p2ric.org/contact/  

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

National Resources

Water Conservation & Reuse

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Department or Program: Soil and Water Conservation Program
The Soil and Water Conservation Program (SWCP) provides financial incentives to landowners to implement conservation practices that help prevent soil erosion and protect water resources. By promoting good farming techniques that help keep soil on the fields and waters clean, the program helps conserve the productivity of Missouri?s working lands.
Location:   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : Soil & Water Conservation Program contact   (800) 361-4827; (573) 751-4932  
Email: http://dnr.mo.gov/contact/land.htm  
Incentives: Yes  

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Department or Program: Soil and Water Conservation Program
The Soil and Water Conservation Program (SWCP) provides financial incentives to landowners to implement conservation practices that help prevent soil erosion and protect water resources. By promoting good farming techniques that help keep soil on the fields and waters clean, the program helps conserve the productivity of Missouri?s working lands.
Location:   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : Soil & Water Conservation Program contact   (800) 361-4827; (573) 751-4932  
Email: http://dnr.mo.gov/contact/land.htm  
Incentives: Yes  

Missouri Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD)

The Missouri Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD) serves as the voice for Missouri's 114 soil and water conservation districts on state legislative issues. It also provides a forum for training, policy-making and the exchange of information. MASWCD represents all Missouri soil and water conservation districts.
Location:   MO     Type: Public  
Contact : Peggy Lemons   (573) 893-6790  
Email: peggyl@maswcd.net  

Missouri American Water

Department or Program: Environmental Grant Program
American Water's Environmental Grant Program offers funds for innovative, community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or protect the watersheds, surface water and/or groundwater supplies in our local communities. We are pleased to offer this modest assistance to our community partners, while leveraging local resources and capabilities to make a positive impact on the environment. For more information about the programs in Missouri, select the appropriate tab on the linked webpage.
Location: St. Louis   MO     Type: Private  
Contact : General contact   (866) 430-0820  
Email: infomo@amwater.com  
Incentives: Yes  

National Resources

Food Service and Technology Center

Department or Program: Custom Water Rebates
Water efficiency best practices, rebates, and certification of high performing water appliances.
Location: San Ramon   CA     Type: Public  
Contact : Varies by Program and Area   (985) 866-2844, (925) 866-2864 (Fax)  
Email: http://www.fishnick.com/about/contact/  
Incentives: Yes   Measurement Tools: Yes

Water – Use It Wisely

Water conservation resources and links incl. business office tips, water re-use, landscaping, fixtures, water-saving products, state and regional resources, and more.
Location: Phoenix   AZ     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : General Information  
Email: http://wateruseitwisely.com/contact-us/  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department or Program: WaterSense
Information on water-efficient products, services, and practices, including calculators, rebates, and best management practices.
Location: Washington   D.C.     Type: Public  
Contact : General Information   (866) 987-7367  
Email: http://www.epa.gov/watersense/contact_us.html  
Incentives: Yes  

Food Service Technology Center

Resources including water conservation measures, certified sustainable appliances and equipment, as well as energy conservation information.
Location: San Ramon   CA     Type: Non-profit  
Contact : Food Service Technology Center   (925) 866-2844, (925) 866-2864  
Email: http://www.fishnick.com/about/contact/  
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