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April 24th, 2015 Purchasing Resource: NASPO Green Purchasing Guide

Need to develop a green purchasing plan? Look no further!  The NASPO Green Purchasing Guide is a great resource for those unfamiliar with sustainable purchasing, or have yet to establish a green purchasing policy. NASPO’s Green Purchasing Guide Includes: A summary of the concept and benefits of green purchasing Recommended steps for the successful implementation […]

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April 23rd, 2015 Smarter DC Challenge Tutorials and FAQs

We have created step-by-step tutorials and a comprehensive FAQs page to help you earn points in the Challenge and work towards improving the sustainability of your property or workspace! Tutorials How to Join the Smarter DC Challenge  – We recommend that all participants competing as a workspace or a property start here. View the video tutorial here and the text […]

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April 23rd, 2015 Completing Activities in the Smarter DC Challenge

If you have not yet joined the Challenge, start with our other tutorial on Joining the Challenge. Once you have logged in to smarterdcchallenge.com, you should be taken directly to the Challenge leaderboard. If you are not taken directly to the Challenge leaderboard, click on the green Challenges tab on the left.  On the next […]

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April 22nd, 2015 Smarter DC Challenge FAQs

If you have any questions that are not addressed on this page, email sdc@smarterdcchallenge.com. For tutorials on how to join the Challenge and how to complete activities in the Challenge, click here. Dates: Q:  How long does the Challenge last? What are the start and end dates of the Challenge? A:  The Challenge lasts one year.  The launch […]

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April 21st, 2015 How to Join the Smarter DC Challenge as Both a Property and an Organization

If you are a property owner and/or manager, make the most out of the Challenge and play both the property and workspace games!  Register both your property and your organization in the Challenge.   Visit smarterdcchallenge.com Click on Sign Up (If you already have an account, click ‘Log In’ and skip to #4) Complete the ‘Create a Smarter […]

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April 10th, 2015 Webinar – ‪Sustainability Makes Dollars and Sense: Sustainable Purchasing 101‬‬

Did you miss our Purchasing webinar on April 8th covering the ins and outs of sustainable purchasing? View the recorded webinar here. Download the PowerPoint slides and speaker notes here.   Hosted by the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council and the Smarter DC Challenge, these slides accompany a webinar discussing the following: An overview of how […]

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April 10th, 2015 Sustainable Purchasing Worksheets

Want to begin or deepen your organization’s sustainable purchasing efforts? The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council has created two short, informative and helpful worksheets that your organization can use; take a look! Worksheets Key Factors Affecting Sustainable Purchasing –This worksheet highlights key factors (such as fair trade and ozone depletion) that can contribute to or detract from your organization’s sustainable purchasing performance. Solution Strategies for Sustainable Purchasing – This worksheet provides solutions to […]

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April 8th, 2015 Tenant Bill-Back Calculator

From Aquicore: Easily bill back your tenants for utilities If you want to transition your tenants from a square-footage based billing structure to submetering, but you cannot transition all of them at once, finding out how much to bill each tenant at the end of the month can become tricky. This is why we created […]

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April 3rd, 2015 Smarter DC Challenge Action Plan and Tracking Tool

A big thank you to Carl Elefante and his Quinn Evans associates; they have developed a tool to help you create a Sustainability Action Plan for your organization or your property. You can use it to review the Challenge activities and their categories and track your progress as you implement your organization’s Sustainability Program. Note:  This […]

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