Green services and products

Companies and organizations from the greater Rochester area, New York, following green practices or/and offering eco-friendly products and services to individuals, home owners, and businesses.

Genesee Land Trust

Genesee Land Trust, founded in 1989, is the greater Rochester area’s land preservation organization. With a membership of nearly 1000 families, the Trust  protects woods, waterways, farmland, scenic, a recreational land and sensitive habitats. Come to the Backyard Habitat Garden Tour on June 22, 2012! Tickets  are on sale now at Genesee Land Trust – 256-2130 and at all Wegmans stores (That’s The Ticket) until noon on the day of the tour!

Isaac Home Energy Performance

Isaac Home Energy Performance offers full-service home performance contracting services ranging from whole-house home energy assessments, high efficiency heating and cooling equipment, solar PV, geothermal, insulation and air sealing to water heating and window replacement. All services except for window replacement are conducted by IHEP’s Building Analysts.

NeighborWorks Rochester

NeighborWorks Rochester collaborates with people and partners to strengthen, sustain and promote Rochester neighborhoods.

Rnet Recycling Bin Covers, LLC

Rnet Recycling Bin Covers help prevent windblown litter on trash day by keeping recyclables contained in the bin. Made of colorful stretchy mesh net and attached to the bin with a velcro strip, Rnets are easy to use and help keep our neighborhoods clean.

Viridian Energy

Viridian Energy is a socially responsible energy company providing clean energy choices at competitive prices. Viridian was founded with the vision to empower our customers to make a difference in the environment and their personal lives simply by switching energy providers.

Water Education Collaborative

The Water Education Collaborative (WEC) is an effective partnership of environmental and community organizations that advances educational programming consistent with the Rochester Embayment Remedial Action Plan and other regional water resource needs identified in the community.

Alternative Carbon Energy Systems, Inc.

Specializing in geothermal heating and cooling, solar PV, solar hot water and wind turbines in Rochester, NY and surrounding areas. Call today for your free site consultation.

Phone: 585-935-7186 | Website

Barefoot Edible Landscape and Permaculture

An edible landscaping and regenerative design firm, in partnership with Rochester Permaculture Center, we integrate humans into their environment by creating regenerative, organic landscapes that are full of beauty and healthy food. Our sustainable designs increase self-reliance, build nutrient- and life-rich soil, restore local ecosystem health, and strengthen community resilience.

Phone: 585-506-6505. Contact: Patty Love | Website

Berkshire Solar Wind Geothermal

Providing all forms of alternative energy systems — solar electric and thermal solar, direct exchange and water source geothermal systems, small wind turbines. Net zero energy building designs.


Braddock Bay Raptor Research

BBRR is a non-profit organization devoted to the conservation of birds of prey and the environment, through research activities and education in the community.

Phone: 585-267-5483 – Contact: Daena Ford | Website

Center for Environmental Initiatives (CEI)

Center for Environmental Initiatives (CEI) is working for environmental protection and enhanced quality of life in the Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes region through education, collaboration and informed action.

Phone: 585-262-2870 - Contact: George Thomas | Website

Certified Document Destruction & Recycling

Secure, cost-effective solutions for meeting your legal and regulatory requirements for document destruction and computer recycling.


Classic Window and Door

We offer Green products such as Polar Wall Vinyl Siding with an insulated full back. The windows that we offer are a green product and manufactured by a Green Wise certified manufacturer. The Metal roofing we offer is 100% recyclable material. That means we are not filling our land fills with non-biodegradable materials.


Excellent Air

As full service geothermal, high efficiency heating, cooling and IAQ provider for the Rochester and Finger Lakes New York region, Excellent Air is committed to saving you money and helping the environment.

Phone: (585) 889-7840 - Contact: Greg Dixon | Website

Finger Lakes Biochar

Finger Lakes Biochar produces a sustainable, long lasting soil conditioner called CHARpe Diem. CHARpe Diem is a biochar blended product made from local agricultural waste. Biochar improves soil fertility and tilth, reduces fertilizer requirements, improves water management, and filters toxins.

Phone: 585-737-7282 Contact: Kathleen Draper | Website

Helping Community Charities

The Community Wishbook encourages recycling by donating still-useful  items to local charities that need them. Visit our website to find an agency that needs your donated item or volunteer skill. More than 220 charities are  listed.


Hip Green Pet

Reduce your Pet’s carbon pawprint and make your pet a Hip Green Pet today! All and only USA-made green pet products. Everything is 100% non-toxic and safe for your pet, you and the earth! A social business and each purchase a win, win, win! Offering 20 years of nutritional and health advice for pets.

Phone: 585-479-7132 — Contact: Jai Aroneseno | Website

Modern Health & Energy — Vollara Independent Distributor

Vollara strives to deliver a healthy lifestyle. Our products create physical health for our customers.

The LaundryPure is a wonderful green product that will have a significant benefit for your health and our planet. Please scroll through the power point at LaundryPure Info and contact Bill at 585-338-7103 with questions on any of our products, and to learn how you can save $200.00 on the LaundryPure.

Phone: 585-338-7103 | Website

PathStone Corporation

PathStone builds family and individual self-sufficiency by strengthening farmworker, rural and urban communities. We promote social justice through programs and advocacy. PathStone is a visionary, diverse organization empowering individuals, families and communities to attain economic and social resources for building better lives.

Phone: 585-442-2030 ext. 204 - Robert Cain | Website

Rochester Solar Technologies

Western New York’s premier solar and wind renewable energy company. We specialize in solar electric system installations, design, and services, along with wind turbine installation and consulting.

Phone: 585-924-2176 x205 | Website

Scrap Art

Scrap Art provides organized craft activities for all ages from everyday items and materials. Hire us for parties, festivals, fund raising and other events. We also provide Scrap Art Kits bags for your home that are filled with materials.

Phone: 585-381-0524

Sunnking Electronics Recycling

Sunnking’s electronic recycling facility services Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and the surrounding regions of Western New York and Central New York. Our 80,000 sq. ft. facility focuses on eScrap collection, refurbishing, and recycling to help reduce the amount of eWaste that consumers historically throw out. Call 585-637-8365 today!

Phone: 585-637-8365 | Website

True Energy Solutions

True Energy Solutions is a comprehensive energy management firm with extensive experience in energy auditing, Energy Reduction Plan (ERP) development, and project implementation in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors.

Phone: 585-248-8783 – Contact: Damian Hodkinson | Website

You Save Green — Energy Audits, Solar, Wind, Geothermal

We sell, design, install, and maintain renewable energy and energy efficiency products and services to help New York State residential and commercial customers to reduce their fossil fuel consumption and carbon footprint. You Save Green also promotes NY State “green collar” job growth and raises public awareness of economically and environmentally sound energy solutions.

Phone: 716-220-8712 | Website

Modified: 06/11/2013