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Green Resources

There are lots of ways to help the environment and learn about sustainability! To get you started, we’ve listed several organizations and websites that can help you live green. They represent just a few of the many resources out there that we hope you’ll explore.

Green Products and Sustainable Living

Build It Green

Carbon Footprint

Council on the Environment of New York City


Energy Star Program



Green Building

Battery Park City Commercial and Residential Environmental Guidelines

Building Green

Environmental Protection Agency Green Building Workgroup

Green Home NYC

NYC DDC Office of Sustainable Design

Solar One

United States Green Building Council (USGBC)

Sustainable Landscapes and Water Management

Earth Pledge

Friends of Hempstead Plains

NYC Department of Environmental Protection Bluebelt Program

Renewable Energy

Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy

NY State Energy Research and Development Authority

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association


Sustainable Wood

Forest Stewardship Council

Rainforest Relief

Environmental Justice & Economics

Center for Economic and Environmental Partnership

New York City Apollo Alliance

NYC Environmental Justice Alliance

NY State Environmental Business Association

Sustainable South Bronx


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