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April 24th, 2015 Purchasing Resource: The GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

The federal government purchases over $200 billion in goods and services each year, making them the world’s single largest purchaser! The federal government’s enormous size and buying power can help to stimulate market demand for green products and services as well as greatly reduce environmental impacts by implementing green purchasing across all of its facilities. The […]

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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 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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