Numerous state agency programs, non-profit organizations and national initiatives work in conjunction with the EPP Program to address environmental issues throughout the Commonwealth and beyond. Below are just a few:
MASSACHUSETTS STATE AGENCY PROGRAMS
Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs: The State agency primarily responsible for protecting and conserving natural resources in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Leading by Example Program: The Leading by Example Program was formed by Executive Order No. 484 in April of 2007 to help state agencies minimize the environmental impacts of their operations and activities, and to promote innovative sustainable practices in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection:The State agency responsible for protecting human health and the environment by ensuring clean air and water, the safe management and disposal of solid and hazardous wastes, the timely cleanup of hazardous waste sites and spills, and the preservation of wetlands and coastal resources.
MASSACHUSETTS NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Center for Ecological Technology (CET): CET is a non-profit organization that engages in work that demonstrates and promotes practical, affordable solutions to the environmental challenges encountered in our daily activities from offices in Pittsfield, Northampton and Springfield. CET's mission is "to research, develop, demonstrate and promote those technologies which have the least disruptive impact on the natural ecology of the Earth."
MassRecycle: MassRecycle is a statewide coalition of individuals, governments, businesses, institutions and non-profit organizations dedicated to promoting and realizing the vital environmental, social and economic benefits created by reducing, reusing, and recycling waste materials, and by increasing the utilization of recycled products.