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Responsible Purchasing Network (RPN) is an international network of buyers dedicated to socially responsible and environmentally sustainable purchasing. Our membership program and consulting services provide institutional purchasers with cutting edge procurement tools and resources designed to save money, conserve resources, reduce waste, and improve efficiency. 

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RPN and Massachusetts Win Award for Creating Nation's Largest Green Cleaning Supplies Contract
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Responsible Purchasing Network received a Leadership Award for a Special Sustainable Purchasing Initiative at the SPLC 2016 Annual Summit for their collaborative effort creating the nation's largest multi-state cooperative purchasing agreement for environmentally preferable cleaning supplies and equipment. More More
Saving the Pollinators Webinar Slides and Recording Available
RPN and Friends of the Earth co-hosted a webinar on purchasing strategies government agencies, educational institutions, and businesses can take to protect bees and other pollinators. More More
RPN is Expanding Its Green Hardware Supplies Project
The Responsible Purchasing Network (RPN) is seeking partners to participate in its Green Hardware Supplies Project, which helps government agencies, public institutions, and businesses identify and purchase environmentally preferable hardware supplies. More More
Recording Now Available for RPN's Webinar: Green Hardware Supplies
Learn how "green" hardware supplies can yield environmental, health, and economic benefits to your operations. More More


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Health Care Sustainability Leaders Announce New Green Purchasing Cooperative RPN Helping GX Source Healthy Products
Greenhealth Exchange (GX) will offer a broad range of green products used in health care settings; owners cite healing mission of health care and the desire to accelerate use of safer products and services. More More
RPN Hosted Webinar: Green Chemistry in Action: Spotlight on the OR-WA Green Cleaning Supplies Contract
Webinar to learn about the nation's largest cooperative purchasing agreement for environmentally preferable janitorial supplies. More More
Recording Now Available for RPN's Webinar: Best Practices: Tracking Recycled Paper
Learn strategies for gathering, interpreting, and presenting information on recycled paper purchases. More More