Greening The Cleaning

Greening Government

Greening Government

The Deirdre Imus Environmental Center is making significant strides in raising awareness among lawmakers about the potential hazards of cleaning chemicals.

Mrs. Imus Goes to NY City Hall
Deirdre Imus testified before the New York City Council on a proposal to implement green cleaning practices throughout the city. Click here for the story.


New York State Going Green
New York Governor George Pataki recognized Deirdre Imus in his 2005 State of the State Address for her time and energy in raising awareness of the hazards of chemical cleaning products. The same day, Governor Pataki issued Executive Order 134 requiring all state agencies to reduce the impact of cleaning chemicals in state facilities. Click here for the story.

Executive Order 134

In addition, the Governor’s office drafted legislation (A 8742) based on the Executive Order that was enacted in August 2005.

Important Legislation

Greening Schools

Greening Our Workplace


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