DASNY Greening Initiatives
Our Headquarters at 515 Broadway, NY
Our Track Record
Legislation & Policy Support
Executive Order #4
Calls for all affected entities to track and reduce paper usage, track and reduce waste, increase green procurement and develop sustainability planning processes.
Executive Order #18
Affected entities are to eliminate purchase of single use water bottles, unless it can be shown that no potable water is accessible in a facility.
Executive Order #24
Comprehensive policy planning for Climate Change adaptation and mitigation, in the areas of buildings, transportation, agriculture, and power. This draft document is a must read for anyone seeking to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions in NYS or to undergo sustainability planning. DASNY’s Director of Sustainability programs was the co-chair of the residential, Institution and Industrial working group, developing recommendation for NYS policy to reduce energy usage, increase renewable energy generation and usage and increase positive health and community effects of buildings.
Executive Order #88
Most recent Executive Order calling for benchmarking and continual improvements for existing state buildings. Each affected state entity must reduce energy use 20% over the baseline year across their entire aggregate portfolio of buildings.
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