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GreenNY: State Purchasing and Operations

EO 4 Approved Purchasing Specifications and GreenNY Educational Resources
GreenNY: State Purchasing and Operations
Tenth Annual Progress Report
GreenNY is Making a Difference
Greening the Economy

A record $300 million spent on green products and services in FY 20-21, a 40% increase over the previous year. The state's green purchasing program also won another national award.

Reducing Emissions

4.4 trillion BTUs of energy-saving projects are completed or underway as part of the New York Power Authorities BuildSmart 2025 program.

Reducing Waste

94% of all waste generated by State agencies was recycled or composted in FY 20-21, a new record.

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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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.