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Table of Contents
Background and Overview
What is Purchasing?
Making the Green Purchasing Change
Reasons for Change
Where To Go for P2 Help
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Best management practices / Business enterprises / Construction contracts / Consumer education / Cost control / Cost effectiveness / Cost savings / Ecolabeling / Economic analysis / Economic aspects / Economic impact / Education / Environmental policy / Federal government / Government contractors / Labeling / Office equipment and supplies / Paint / Paper / Paper products / Paper recycling / Paper waste / Products / Purchasing / Recycled products / Reduction / Retail trade / Scrap metals / Waste management / Waste reduction


Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Energy Ideas
Abstract: Provides access to objective information and technical assistance for energy efficiency
Source: Energy Ideas Clearinghouse
URL: http://www.energyideas.org/

EPA Final Guidance on Environmentally Preferable Purchasing - Guiding Principle 2
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#
GuidingPrinciple2

From Waste to Resource Management: Reinventing Waste Contracts and Services [PDF]
Abstract: A discussion paper on the defining "resource management" explores the benefits of restructuring waste contracts to provide incentives for reducing waste
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/smm/wastewise/pubs/rmpaper.p
df

General Services Administration (GSA)
Abstract: GSA provides workplaces by constructing, managing, and preserving government buildings and by leasing and managing commercial real estate. GSA policies promote management best practices and efficient government operations.
Source: US General Services Administration
URL: http://www.gsa.gov/

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

 


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