ALANYC is committed to leading, educating, advancing and developing green initiatives. In 2009, the Chapter was recognized by the ABA-EPA, joining a long list of leading law firms, for our efforts to perpetuate Green initiatives throughout the NYC legal community.
Ways that you can contribute to our Legally Green Future:
The ABA-EPA Law Office Climate Challenge
Conserve energy. Support renewables. Stop wasting all that paper. Do something about global warming. Take the ABA-EPA Law Office Climate Challenge.
The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have designed a program to encourage law offices to take simple, practical steps to become better environmental and energy stewards. Your law office (including law firms, government offices, citizens groups, courts, law schools and other law-related entities) can participate by implementing best practices for office paper management or by joining at least one of three EPA partnership programs that encourage better office paper management, the use of renewable energy, and better energy management. The ABA Law Practice Management Section (LPM) is co-sponsoring this initiative.
Specifically, your office can enroll in the Climate Challenge by taking at least one of the following actions: