Greener Garment Cleaning Webinar
Paper use decreased 53% since FY 08-09, saving the state $29.2 million in the first seven years of Governor Cuomo’s administration, $55.4 million since reporting began, and $8 million per year going forward.
Executive agencies have virtually eliminated the purchase of bottled water, and 80% of authorities have done so, restricting bottled water use to special circumstances, such as for soldiers in the field.
New York spent $106.8 million on green products and services in 2017-18, helping to drive the market toward green products. The State’s green purchasing program won national awards in both 2017 and 2018.