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The mission of AdkAction is to create projects that address unmet needs, promote vibrant communities, and preserve the character of the Adirondacks. AdkAction provided education on local road salt research and best management practices for salt use.
The Radix Ecological Sustainability Center was founded in 2009 with the mission of promoting ecological literacy and environmental stewardship through educational programs based around demonstrations of sustainable technologies. Radix Ecological Sustainability Center aims to expand the reach of the Center's Community Composting Initiative to divert a larger amount of Albany's organic waste.
The Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization funded in 2003. CELF's mission is to make Education for Sustainability an integral part of K-12 school curricula and culture to prepare current and future students to be active and responsible citizens of a sustainable world. CELF developed a replicable citizen science program for grade 5-8. The pilot program focused on air quality data collection from schools in Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York.
The Center for Environmental Initiatives (CEI) has over 42 years of experience implementing successful initiatives to improve water quality in the Lake Ontario Basin, emphasizing positive energy usage, green business, reducing the use of toxic materials, and improving air quality. CEI's strategic plan outlines its ideas for their Genesee RiverWatch initiative, which endeavors to improve the water quality of the Genesee River and its tributaries to create environmental, recreational, and economic assets for its communities.
Home HeadQuarters, Inc. (HHQ) was founded in 1996 with the mission to create housing and related opportunities and services in Central and Upstate New York that improve the lives of underserved people and revitalize the communities in which they live. HHQ seeks to decrease residents' exposure to home pollutants by providing classes and resources that will support maintenance of safe, healthy, and efficient homes.
The New York State Sustainable Business Council (NYSBC) is an alliance of more than 1,500 business organizations and businesses committed to advancing a vibrant, just, and sustainable economy in the State. NYSBC aims to educate and motivate business leaders on the benefits of selecting safe materials and chemicals by engaging with businesses, providing educational materials, and connecting them with like-minded businesses.
The Buffalo Zoo is a not-for-profit organization promoting wildlife conservation through up-close animal encounters, engaging educational experiences and participation in regional and international programs for endangered species. The Buffalo Zoo wanted to increase awareness to effect behavioral changes that will reduce pollution in waterways and decrease plastic pollution from single-use plastic bags.
Clean and Healthy New York, Inc. (CHNY) conducts crucial research, education and advocacy to promote their mission of safer chemicals, a sustainable economy, and a healthier world. CHNY represents, connects and taps into the power of otherwise isolated constituencies, such as scientists, nurses, pediatricians, teachers, parents, child care providers and businesses.
The Hudson Valley Regional Council is an intergovernmental forum with seven member counties (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester). The Council's mission is to foster cooperation in resolving problems of mutual concern and to pursue opportunities of mutual benefit across the region.
Since 1993, the Syrauce University Environmental Finance Center has established itself as an international leader in the field of environmental finance, environmental stewardship, and sustainable infrastructure management, with expertise in technical assistance and communicating environmental problems and solutions. This organization aims to increase awareness about preventing plastics pollution in waterways by educating and engaging individuals about the impacts of plastic pollution in local communities in New York State through the visual arts.
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