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Alameda County Adds Sustainable Bid Info to Their Website

June 27, 2012

Source: Alameda County, California

Alameda County, California, is joining other leading local governments in promoting green purchasing by making green bid information available on their website. You’ll find environmental specs and contract pricing for bids including cleaning products, office paper, janitorial paper, and more. You can also find project information and outreach templates from Alameda County's recent behavior change campaigns for reducing office paper and paper towel waste.

Alameda County likes to think of this as open source sustainability, where local governments make their resources available publicly so other agencies can learn from and build on them. This real-time sharing of information builds capacity across all levels of government allowing us to use our considerable buying power to influence markets towards sustainability.

Please read Alameda County's full blog post on this topic at the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Sustainable Communities blog.

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