Office of General Services

New York State Office of General Services

GreenNY
State Purchasing and Operations

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s vision of a vibrant economy built on innovation, social justice, and the protection of public health and the environment guides New York State’s green purchasing and agency sustainability program.


 
 
 
 
 
 

GREENNY SPOTLIGHT

Integrated Pest Management


Green Your Commute Day

Learn how the greenhouse manager at Nissequogue River State Park uses praying mantises to reduce pest populations in an environmentally, economically, and socially responsible way


Annual Report

GreenNY is Making a Difference

57%↓

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.

70%+✓

Reducing Waste

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


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77%✓

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 identifying an annual list of categories and products for which specifications can be developed and issued for greener procurements, the establishment of goals for reductions in the amount of solid waste, and with the development and performance of training relative to sustainability efforts.

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