Green Page

Housing Conservation Coordinators is committed to helping building residents and owners learn ways to live a greener, more eco-friendly lifestyle.  Please take a look at some of the following websites to read tips on saving energy and other resources.

Government Resources

Click here for hints about living a more eco-friendly lifestyle (water conservation, reduced energy consumption, recycling, etc.) from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Click here for hints to make your commute and workplace more environmentally-friendly from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Click here to get general information from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) about improving and protecting New York's natural resources and environment.

Click here to see the portion of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) website about environmental justice and how you can protect your community from serious environmental hazards.

Click here to read about PlaNYC, a comprehensive sustainability plan for New York City’s future. PlaNYC puts forth a strategy to reduce the City’s greenhouse gas footprint, while also accommodating a population growth of nearly one million, and improving our infrastructure and environment.

Products and Ideas

Click here to find tips from conEd to help you save on energy bills, use energy safely, select an energy-efficient appliance, compare energy providers and otherwise learn to live a greener lifestyle.

Click here for a source of green office supplies, cleaning products and other ecologically-sound alternatives for your home and workplace.

Click here to visit NBC Universal's new environmental initiative, which defines environmental terms, discusses ecologically-sound household products and posts current news stories about environmental issues.

Click here to read about new toilet technology that may help you conserve water in your bathroom.

Click here to visit HCC's Green Page for Kids