Pacific Southwest, Region 9
Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations
Partnership Programs and Activities - For Results
Region 9 is encouraging federal facilities to seek out partnership programs to help you achieve your green goals, and reduce your environmental footprint.
Region 9's Federal Facilities Compliance Program will help point you in the right direction for compliance assistance through partnership programs and activities designed to meet your facilities' specific needs.
Browse the partner services below.
The Design for the Environment program helps businesses incorporate environmental considerations into the design of products by integrating cleaner, cheaper, and smarter solutions into everyday business practices.
Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) helps the federal government "buy green," and in doing so, uses the federal government's enormous buying power to stimulate market demand for green products and services.
ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
EPEAT is a system to help purchasers in the public and private sectors evaluate, compare and select desktop computers, notebooks and monitors based on their environmental attributes.
The Federal Electronics Challenge (FEC) is a partnership program that encourages federal facilities and agencies to:
- Purchase greener electronic products.
- Reduce impacts of electronic products during use.
- Manage obsolete electronics in an environmentally safe way.
The Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program's (FEMP) mission is to facilitate the Federal Government's implementation of sound, cost-effective energy management and investment practices to enhance the nation's energy security and environmental stewardship.
The Federal Green Challenge is a voluntary partnership program challenging federal agencies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 5% in a year by managing their electronics, energy, purchasing, transportation, waste, and water.
Across America, consumers increasingly have a choice when they buy electricity. This now includes the ability to buy green power, power generated from renewable energy sources. EPA's Green Power Partnership recognizes organizations that demonstrate environmental leadership by choosing green power.
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria.
The National Partnership for Environmental Priorities (NPEP) program partners with public and private organizations to reduce the use or release of any of 31 Priority Chemicals (PCs). NPEP is part of EPA's National Waste Minimization Program and the Resource Conservation Challenge, a national effort to conserve natural resources and energy by managing materials more efficiently.
The Resource Conservation Challenge (RCC) is a national effort to conserve natural resources and energy by managing materials more efficiently. The goals of the RCC are to:
- Prevent pollution and promote reuse and recycling;
- Reduce priority and toxic chemicals in products and waste; and
- Conserve energy and materials.
WaterSense, a partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, makes it easy for Americans to save water and protect the environment.
A partnership program that seeks to reduce municipal solid waste through innovative waste prevention and recycling techniques.
The West Coast Collaborative is a partnership between federal, state, and local governments which is focused on creating, supporting and implementing diesel emissions reductions projects along the Western United States.
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