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GreenNY: State Purchasing and Operations

EO 4 Approved Purchasing Specifications and GreenNY Educational Resources
GreenNY: State Purchasing and Operations
What's New
A Guide to Working with OGS on Sustainability
For tenant agencies in state-owned or leased facilities.
Annual Report
GreenNY is Making a Difference
Cutting Costs and Emissions

In FY 2018–19 alone, energy efficiency measures saved the State $65 million relative to 2010 and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 293,000 tons.

Reducing Waste and Saving Money

Copy paper purchasing decreased 60% since FY 08–09, saving the State $34.8 million in the first 8 years of the Cuomo administration, $64.1 million since reporting began, and $8.7 million in FY 18–19.

Greening the Economy

New York spent $114 million on green products and services in 2018-19, helping to drive the market toward green products. The State’s green purchasing program won national awards in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Green Home Tips
Bring Sustainable Living Into Your Home
Go green! Learn how to reduce waste and hazardous chemical use in your home. Access all of our Tip Sheets in one place.
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.
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.