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Join us for a FREE webinar to learn about the nation's largest cooperative purchasing agreement for environmentally preferable janitorial supplies. More
Learn strategies for gathering, interpreting, and presenting information on recycled paper purchases. More
One easy way purchasing agents can expand their organization's sustainable procurement program beyond buying green products is by sourcing fair trade-certified coffee, tea, sugar and cocoa. More
This back-to-school webinar from RPN and the Green Schools Initiative explains how schools can specify and find affordable products that will reduce waste and pollution, save energy and water, and safeguard health. More
Federal, state, and local policies are increasingly requiring government agencies to purchase less toxic products. More
For over 15 years, the U.S. EPA's DfE Program has worked with a broad range of stakeholdersto help manufacturers choose the safest possible ingredients and to help consumers find safer products. More
Representatives of the World Bank, U.S. EPA's ENERGY STAR Program and DC's procurement office discussed key elements of a successful program for procuring energy-efficient products. More
In February 2012, San Mateo County, CA hosted a Sustainable Purchasing Training Series featuring RPN. The series was designed for local governments in San Mateo County, but is useful for anyone with purchasing decisions to make. More