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COMPOSTING
compost bin construction
composting for teachers & kids
compost science   
compost guides
composting with worms   
large-scale composting
sustainable landscaping

ENERGY EFFICIENCY
general 
appliances
energy incentive programs
fluorescent lighting
heating and cooling
vehicles

GREEN BUILDING
general
costs and incentives
deconstruction
green building in nyc
reducing c&d waste
standards
water conservation

INCENTIVES AND ASSISTANCE
awards and certifications
get donated goods
grants
incentive and assistance programs

MANUFACTURING
assistance for manufacturers
environmental mgmt systems
packaging and product design
plastics
using recycled content

NYC ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
a-f  
g-l 
m-r
s-z 

PURCHASING
purchasing guides for consumers
purchasing for the workplace

PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP
general
packaging and product design

RECYCLING
general
recycling setup
sites for teachers & kids
new york state bottle bill

REDUCING HOUSEHOLD WASTE 
general
awards programs for individuals
junk mail & unwanted publications
packaging
sharps
for teachers & kids
water conservation    

REDUCING TOXICS
general
asbestos 
cleaning products   
dry cleaners  
mercury in bulbs   
mercury equipment
paint 
pesticides/herbicides/fertilizer 
plastics
pollution prevention incentives  
rechargeable batteries
vehicles

REDUCING WASTE AT THE WORKPLACE
awards, incentives, and certification
business
healthcare facilities   
local government 
restaurants 
retail industry       
water conservation

TEACHERS AND KIDS
composting
environmental education
field trips and tours
assembly programs
grants, assistance, and awards
school recycling setup
recycling and solid waste
waste prevention

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