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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
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
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