THE CITY OF BUFFALO offers many great resources to answer all your recycling questions and often hosts recycling events. Electronic waste recycling site / Buffalo Recycles / List of recyclable materials

FARMER PIRATES is a cooperative of urban farmers helping to facilitate sharing resources and knowledge for the benefit of each Pirate farm. The Pirates also serve to promote healthy food and self reliance by offering services to people who grow food in the city, whether it’s in their backyard or a community garden. While each member of the Farmer Pirates makes compost at their own farm the cooperative operates a central composting facility and Compost Pickup service.

RE-TREE WNY was established on November 3, 2006 by a group of about 40 Western New York residents who saw first-hand the devastation done to our beautiful Western New York living resource — our trees — by the freak October 12-13 snowstorm. They are working on this project with a goal to replace the approximately 30,000 trees in Western New York that were damaged or destroyed. They need your help to do this! Volunteers to maintain & plant trees, work on fundraisers; offer recommendations; report where the needs are greatest; and SPREAD the WORD about Re-Tree WNY’s mission.

NYSERDA: Clean energy can power New York while protecting the environment. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, known as NYSERDA, promotes energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources. These efforts are key to developing a less polluting and more reliable and affordable energy system for all New Yorkers. Collectively, NYSERDA’s efforts aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, accelerate economic growth, and reduce customer energy bills.

 ZIPCAR is a smarter way to get around the city. You can drive cars by the hour or day. Gas and insurance is always included. With over 50 makes and models to choose from, there's a Zipcar for your every need. Zipsters save hundreds over car ownership.