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American Institute of Architects, Architecture 2030 Initiative -
American Wind Energy Association -
Building Performance Contractors Association -
Buy Recycled Alliance of NY
Central Hudson - Savings Central -
County Solid Waste Agencies (Columbia,Greene, Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland,
Putnam, Sullivan,Westchester)
Columbia - - t. 518.828.2737
Greene - - t. 518.943.4600 f. 518.943.3868
Ulster - - t. 845.336.0600
Dutchess - - t. 845.463.6020 t. 845.462.6090
Orange - - t. 845.291.2640
Rockland - - t. 845.364.2615
Putnam - waste removal practices vary by town, visit website for individual contact info.
Sullivan - - t. 845.807.0475
Westchester: - t. 914.813.6850 f. 914.813.6852
CUNYInstitute for Sustainable Cities -
Dormitory Authority of the State of NY - Green Building Program -
EPA climate action toolkits -
GreenRoofs for Healthy Cities -
Hudson River Valley Greenway -
HudsonValley Vernacular Architecture Association -
Livability Solutions -
National Grid - Smart Grid -
NYS Department of Transportation GreenLITES Program -
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) -
NY Solar Energy Industries Association -
Orange and Rockland -
SUNY Clean Energy Technology Training Consortium -
US Green Building Council Upstate Chapter, Hudson Valley Branch -