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Green Guide for Health Care
The Green Guide for Health Care is the healthcare sector’s first quantifiable sustainable design toolkit integrating enhanced environmental and health principles and practices into the planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance of healthcare facilities.

Practice Greenhealth
Practice Greenhealth is the source for environmental solutions for the healthcare sector and lends support to create better, safer, greener workplaces and communities. We are a nonprofit membership organization founded on the principles of positive environmental stewardship and best practices by organizations in the healthcare community.

Going Green Globally (G3)
G3 is designed as a cornerstone, hands-on, practical, integrative business environment that brings together first-year MBA student teams with real clients, university faculty, and industry experts to work on client strategic initiatives and sustainability plans. Have MBA students analyze your business and look for sustainable solutions.

Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) - College Student Internships for Sustainability
The DEC Internship program is good for businesses, students, and the environment. Interns can provide businesses with: technical assistance, reduce pollution, reduce energy use, reduce water use, enhance water quality, design green infrastructure, and many more. This opportunity gives New York state businesses with access to the top engineering and science students in their area.

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) - EDGE Program
The Economic Development Growth Extension (EDGE) Program offers local, regionally-based access to the energy efficiency and research and development (R&D) programs. NYSERDA works with 26 Regional Outreach Contractors strategically located throughout New York State’s 10 regions to extend the program's outreach to commercial institutional, municipal, industrial and residential customers.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Pollution Prevention (P2) Small Business Resources
Pollution prevention (P2) is reducing or eliminating waste at the source by modifying production processes, promoting the use of non-toxic or less-toxic substances, implementing conservation techniques, and re-using materials rather than putting them into the waste stream. Here is a list of contacts for resources, networking, technical assistance, workshops, and grants programs.

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