Climate Solutions AcceleratorAn inclusive, non-partisan network of organizations and individuals unified by their determination to identify and implement effective climate solutions. Supporters include business, faith, civic, labor, and environmental groups.
Community Design Center RochesterA nonprofit organization promoting healthy, sustainable communities by encouraging quality design of the built environment and thoughtful use of built and natural resources.
FoodlinkA regional food hub and the Feeding America food bank that serves Allegany, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates counties. They work to create new access points for healthy foods in underserved communities and address health disparities related to food insecurity.
Greater Rochester Clean CitiesA U. S. Department of Energy sponsored program designed to encourage the use of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) and their underlying support systems throughout the Greater Rochester area.
Local HarvestSearch by ZIP code to find area farmers’ markets, CSAs, farms, meat processors, etc.
Monroe County EcoParkA one-stop drop-off site for residential recycling including electronics recycling, medication disposal, hazardous waste disposal, and many other items.
Rochester Regional Sierra ClubA volunteer organization that consists of national Sierra Club members who reside in the counties of Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, and Wayne, plus adjoining parts of Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Seneca, and Yates counties.
Rochester EV AcceleratorA community-wide initiative aimed at achieving widespread deployment of electric vehicles (EVs).
Flower City PickersA secular, all-inclusive group of volunteers that redistributes leftover and discarded produce from Rochester's Public Market every Saturday to local homeless shelters, halfway houses, soup kitchens, food pantries, and other organizations with need for food.
Reconnect RochesterAn organization that champions transportation choices that enable a more vibrant and equitable community.
Rochester Area Vegan SocietyLocal organization that provides educational resources for informing the public about the advantages of a vegan life-style. Nutritional information, including recipes, that will support and facilitate the adoption and healthful enjoyment of a vegan diet.
Rochester GreenovationAn organization that seeks to reduce waste and associated environmental and economic costs by providing and promoting alternatives for reusable materials.
Taproot CollectiveOffers expertise in a variety of areas related to urban agriculture, youth leadership, and neighborhood development. Consulting services are available on a sliding scale to community groups, educational and religious institutions, individuals, and socially-conscious businesses.
USGBC Upstate New York ChapterPromotes environmentally responsible, healthy and profitable places to live and work. Through a variety of activities, the chapter helps initiate, develop, and implement green building concepts and technologies.