Office of General Services

New York State Office of General Services

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.

EO 4 Interagency Committee on Sustainability and Green Procurement will meet on Friday, April 28th at 1:00 p.m. in Meeting Room 2, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY

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Green Resources

Education & Engagement

Connect to information and people about greening your operations, reporting and training events. Find useful case studies and tip sheets.

Annual Report

GreenNY is Making a Difference


Cutting Costs

53% decrease in paper use by agencies from FY 08-09 to FY 14-15, saving the State $33.2 million


Reducing Waste

51% decrease in the aggregate quantity of solid waste generated across all agencies over the last 7 years

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Decreasing Toxins

79% of affected entities are using green cleaning practices all or most of the time

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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