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unwasteNY is a public service of the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) in collaboration with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), electric and gas utilities, other state agencies, and community-based organizations. These organizations have joined forces to help New Yorkers see energy in a new light.  unwasteNY is designed to help home and business owners across the state learn effective ways to eliminate energy waste by modifying behaviors, participating in do-it-yourself activities, and taking advantage of an array of New York State energy efficiency programs available to them.   All New Yorkers are invited to join the unwasteNY, a groundbreaking online community where members can connect with others and share simple ways to unwaste.

The PSC regulates privately owned cable, electric, gas, steam, telecommunications and private water utilities in New York State. Its mandate is to ensure that consumers receive safe and reliable utility services at just and reasonable rates. NYSERDA is a public benefit corporation whose mission is to facilitate change through widespread development and use of innovative technologies to improve the State’s energy, economic, and environmental wellbeing.

Meet some of our partners:

  • Central Hudson Gas and Electric
  • Con Edison
  • The Independent Energy Efficiency Program
  • LIPA
  • National Fuel Gas Distribution Co.
  • National Grid
  • New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG)
  • New York State Energy and Research Development Authority
  • NYPA
  • Orange and Rockland Utilities
  • Rochester Gas and Electric

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The Pledge to Unwaste

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