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Info for Agencies


Recycling Info
Every building in NYC is required by law to recycle. This includes City, State, and Federal government agencies.
recycling in agencies and institutions
recycling plan submission
site visit request
materials request form for nyc agencies
promotional materials

Disposal Guidelines
State and federal regulations define Agencies as businesses in regard to which items require special handling, and can't go in the trash.
disposal guidelines
agency safe handling of universal and electronic waste

Agency Safe Handling of Universal and Electronic Waste
The agency safe handling program offers agencies support and oversight in managing their universal and electronic waste.
agency safe handling program
agency safe handling contract services
safety and audit training
2011-2012 mandatory citywide audits (completed)

Reducing Workplace Toxics
Create a safer workplace by reducing and eliminating products that are toxic, carcinogenic, and flammable.
reducing workplace toxics
properly handle your lighting
properly handle your electronics
properly handle your rechargeable batteries and cell phones

Waste Prevention at Agencies
Incorporating waste prevention in everyday decisions and long-term planning can reduce waste and save money.
waste prevention at work
waste prevention and reuse plan
tips for your agency: virtual agency tour
calculate your savings

Green Purchasing
Save money, cut waste, and boost recycling efforts by purchasing products that are reusable, less toxic, energy efficient, and manufactured with recycled material.
environmentally preferable purchasing

Find lawn care tips and composting instructions to help groundskeepers reduce organic waste, and use less chemicals.
composting in nyc
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