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Download Food Containers Purchasing Guide

July 28, 2009

Source: Responsible Purchasing Network

The Responsible Purchasing Guide for Food Containers was prepared for the County of Los Angeles as a customized companion to the Responsible Purchasing Guide for Food Services. This guide—which is available to all—outlines the basic social and environmental issues and costs related to polystyrene food container use, provides model policies and bid specs related to food containers, and addresses practical issues in waste management related to food containers.

Download Food Containers Guide here



Also check out the Responsible Purchasing Guide for Food Services.  The guide offers a cornucopia of strategies and resources for establishing an institutional green dining program, reducing waste, sourcing local and sustainable food, and much more.

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