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What is Purchasing?
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Canadian Environmental Choice Program
Abstract: Helps consumers identify products and services that are less harmful to the environment
Source: Environment Canada
URL: http://www.ecologo.org/en/

EPA Final Guidance on Environmentally Preferable Purchasing - Guiding Principle 4
Abstract: A guiding principle for environmental purchasing
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention & Toxics
URL: http://www.epa.gov/oppt/epp/pubs/guidance/finalguidance.htm#
GuidingPrinciple4

Florida Design Initiative
Abstract: Design and construction information for sustainable buildings
Source: Florida Sustainable Communities Center
URL: http://www.dms.myflorida.com/business_operations/real_estate
_development_management/facilities_management/sustainabl
e_buildings_and_energy_initiatives

Green Pages - Online
Abstract: Directory of environmentally responsible businesses, products and services
Source: Co-Op America
URL: http://www.greenpages.org/

Green Procurement
Abstract: A set of articles about purchasing decisions and products that prevent pollution
Source: Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
URL: http://pprc.org/pubs/newsletter/news1199.html

Green Seal
Abstract: GreenSeal promotes the manufacture and sale of environmentally responsible consumer products
Source: Green Seal
URL: http://www.greenseal.org

King County Environmental Purchasing Program
Abstract: Details about King County's environmental purchasing program
Source: King County Environmental Purchasing Program
URL: http://www.kingcounty.gov/operations/procurement/Services/En
vironmental_Purchasing.aspx

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
Abstract: Self-assessing system designed for rating new and existing buildings
Source: US Green Building Council
URL: http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CategoryID=19

Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) Environmentally Preferable Products Procurement Listserv (EPPNET)
Abstract: Electronic listserve for procurement professionals
Source: Northeast Recycling Council
URL: http://www.nerc.org/eppnet/index.html

P24You - the Individual
Abstract: Tips for preventing waste and what to buy at home
Source: PPRC
URL: http://www.pprc.org/p24u.cfm

Sorting Out 'Green' Advertising Claims
Abstract: Consumer education bulletin helps buyers find fact among the fluff.
Source: Federal Trade Commission
URL: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/general/gen02.shtm

Strategic Contracting Increases Waste Prevention and Materials Recycling [PDF]
Abstract: A report of resource management among Nebraska organizations.
Source: Resource Recycling
URL: http://www.epa.gov/wastes/conserve/smm/wastewise/pubs/rr_rm.
pdf

What is Resource Management?
Abstract: Describes how to develop compensation for services based on waste reduction goals.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/smm/wastewise/wrr/rm.htm

 


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