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GreenNY: State Purchasing and Operations

EO 4 Approved Purchasing Specifications and GreenNY Educational Resources
GreenNY: State Purchasing and Operations

How to Build Sustainability in Your Life
Lunchtime Learning

New Seminars Added!

New seminars added through April 2022: Being a Change Agent, Going Paperless in Your Life, Map Invasives Training, Sustainable Floor Coverings, Sustainability for Kids & Creating a Backyard Vegetable Garden.
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Annual Report
GreenNY is Making a Difference
Reducing Emissions

In FY 2019-20 alone, New York State's zero emissions vehicle fleet traveled 4.4 million miles, equivalent to traveling the length of the Erie Canal more than 12,000 times.

Reducing Waste

90% of all waste generated by State agencies in FY 19-20 was recycled or composted.

Greening the Economy

New York spent a record more than $212 million on green products and services in FY 2019-20, helping to drive the market toward green products. The State’s green purchasing program won national awards in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

What's New
A Guide to Working with OGS on Sustainability
For tenant agencies in state-owned or leased facilities.
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.
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.