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GreenNY: State Purchasing and Operations

EO 4 Approved Purchasing Specifications and GreenNY Educational Resources
GreenNY: State Purchasing and Operations
GreenNY Spotlight
Lunchtime Learning Webinars
Mark your calendars for a series of Lunchtime Learning webinars on how to build sustainability into your life. Topics include composting, greener gifting, plastics avoidance, and more! Registration required.
Annual Report
GreenNY is Making a Difference
Cutting Costs

Paper use decreased 57% since FY 08-09, saving the State $27.84 million in the first six years of Governor Cuomo’s administration, $49.14 million since reporting began, and $8 million per year going forward.

Reducing Waste

Recycling rates have soared, from the 50% first measured in FY 08-09, to over 70% in the last 5 years.

Renewable Energy

77% of agencies have installed ENERGY STAR® equipment at all or a majority of their facilities.

Interagency Committee on Sustainability and Green Procurement

The GreenNY Interagency Committee is charged with developing EO 4 specifications. 



Past Meetings

Meeting archive of all past EO 4 Interagency Committee meetings, from 2009 through the present. 


Past Meetings




The EO 4 sub-committees are Procurement, Training, Reporting, and Operations and Engagement.