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Sustainable Acquisition
 
Members

Buying Green - EMS - Energy - Green Buildings
FedCenter
https://www.fedcenter.gov/ (see Acquisition)

General Product Information

Greener Products and Services
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
https://www.epa.gov/greenerproducts

Alternative Fuels/Vehicles
U.S. Department of Energy
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/program/fedfleet_management.html

Biobased Products
U.S. Department of Agriculture
http://www.biopreferred.gov/BioPreferred/faces/pages/AboutBioPreferred.xhtml

Electronic Equipment
Green Electronics Council
http://www.epeat.net/

Energy Efficient Products
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency & Department of Energy
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=fed_agencies.fed_ag_index

Non/Less Toxic
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/projects/formulat/formpart.htm

Non-Ozone Depleting Products
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/ozone/snap/lists/index.html

Recycled Products and Suppliers
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/tools/cpg/products/index.htm

Water Efficient Products
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/watersense/commercial/index.html

Specific Product Categories

Carpet
Contract Language and Standards/Guidelines
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Select "carpet" at http://yosemite.epa.gov/oppt/eppstand2.nsf/Pages/Search.html?Open

Recycled Content Specifications and Suppliers
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/tools/cpg/products/carpet.htm

Suppliers
EPP Carpet Suppliers
https://www.fedcenter.gov/members/workgroups/sustainableacquisition/recycledproducts/recycledproductsfacts/carpet/

Cement/Concrete
Recycled Content Specifications and Suppliers
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/tools/cpg/products/cement.htm

Cleaning Products
Contract Language and Standards/Guidelines
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://yosemite.epa.gov/oppt/eppstand2.nsf/Pages/Search.html?Open

Suppliers
Underwriter Labs Environment (ULE)
http://www.ecologo.org/en/seeourcriteria/
Green Seal "Choose Green Report: Industrial and Institutional Cleaners"
http://www.greenseal.org/findaproduct/index.cfm#cleaners

Construction Materials and Products
Contract Language
U.S. Department of Energy
https://www.fedcenter.gov/members/workgroups/sustainableacquisition/environmentalspecs/, see "Letters of Intent, Construction Contracts"

Paint
Recycled Content Specifications and Suppliers
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/tools/cpg/products/paint.htm

Suppliers
Underwriter Labs Environment (ULE)
http://www.ecologo.org/en/seeourcriteria/
Green Seal "Choose Green Report: Industrial and Institutional Cleaners"
http://www.greenseal.org/findaproduct/index.cfm#paints

Toner Cartridges
Recycled Content Specifications and Suppliers
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/tools/cpg/products/toner.htm

Labeling, Certification, Standards, Life-Cycle

  • All Types of Products 
        Underwriter Labs Environment (ULE) 
        http://www.ecologo.org/en/seeourcriteria/
        Green Seal
        www.greenseal.org
  • Buildings
        LEED - U.S. Green Building Council
        http://www.usgbc.org/
  • Carpet
        NSF International Sustainable Carpet Assessment Standard NSF-140
        http://www.carpet-rug.org/carpet-and-rug-industry/sustainability/sustainable-carpet/sustainable-carpet-list.cfm
  • Cartridges
        Standardized Test Methods Committee of the International Imaging Technology Council STMC
        http://www.i-itc.org/stmcompanies.htm
  • Construction Materials
        BEES - National Institute of Standards and Technology
        http://www.bfrl.nist.gov/oae/bees.html
  • Electronic Equipment
        EPEAT
        http://www.epeat.net
  • Energy Efficient Equipment
        Energy Star
        www.energystar.gov
  • Furniture
        Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association BIFMA
        http://levelcertified.org
  • Water Efficient Equipment
        WaterSense 
        http://www.epa.gov/watersense/

     


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    Last Updated: March 20, 2018