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New York's Green Cleaning Program

New York's Green Cleaning Program
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The New York State Office of General Services (OGS) is pleased to provide this website for use by institutions and the general public. Its purpose is to offer facility managers, school administrators, educators, parents, and citizens a wealth of free information and tools to promote the adoption of effective green cleaning practices, leading to healthier indoor environments.

Good to Know

The list of Green Cleaning products does NOT include disinfectants. To identify disinfection products that are EPA and DEC registered and specifically labeled as effective for COVID-19 please see the DEC list at:

For further guidance on cleaning and disinfecting in schools and other public and private facilities, please see the following guidance from the New York State Department of Health:

Where to Buy
Green Cleaning Purchasing Resources
Environmentally Preferable Cleaning Products

Use this contract to purchase cleaning supplies that comply with EO 4 requirements to use environmentally preferred cleaning and maintenance products.

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Preferred Sources

Every state agency, public benefit corporation, municipality, and school districts, are required by law to purchase commodities & services from Preferred Sources first. 


GreenNY Purchasing

This list of Preferred Sources & OGS Centralized Contracts contains products that meet the state’s EO 4 sustainability product specifications.