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Join Us for a Webinar on How to Find
the Best Rechargeable Batteries on Sept 28
250 million pounds of batteries wind up in U.S. landfills each year, leaving behind toxic heavy metals and corrosive chemicals.
Single-use batteries are also expensive to purchase over and over. Now, more than ever, rechargeable batteries can be an important part of the solution.
Over the past year, RPN helped San Francisco create Charging Ahead: How to Find Powerful Rechargeable Batteries That Go On and On... and On. This report highlights the best rechargeable batteries (familiar AAA, AA,and D cells) based on several performance criteria.
Learn about the latest technological advances, what's available on the market, and important performance indicators to specify when buying rechargeable batteries.
- Alicia Culver, Executive Director, RPN
- Susan Kinsella, Senior Research Analyst, RPN
- Chris Geiger, Municipal Toxics Reduction Coordinator, San Francisco Department of the Environment
In their new report, Charging Ahead: How to Find Powerful Rechargeable Batteries that Go On..and On, the City of San Francisco teamed up with RPN to review the latest technologies, what is on the market, and the most important performance indicators to help you make a better choice. More
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
The Lowell Center for Sustainable Production teamed up with RPN, the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, and the Green Electronics Council to highlight steps institutions can take to procure products made with safer chemicals and materials. More
RPN and Friends of the Earth co-hosted a webinar on purchasing strategies government agencies, educational institutions, and businesses can implement to protect bees and other pollinators. More
SPLC recognized 12 organizations and one individual for their leadership in the sustainable purchasing, including many RPN members. The award winners employed a wide range of sustainable purchasing strategies and documented the resulting environmental, social, and/or economic benefits. More
The winners' procurement of EPEAT-registered computers, printers, copiers, and TVs saved $16.8 million in annual energy costs and reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions equal to taking nearly 30,000 passenger cars off the road for a year. More
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