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Procure Products

in the Green Procurement Compilation

Learn & Plan Topics

  • Materials & Resources

    In the construction and day-to-day operations of buildings, many materials and resources are used and a great deal of waste is generated. The m...

  • Life Cycle Perspective (Life Cycle Thinking)

    Life cycle thinking represents a holistic approach to examining the impacts of a product from raw material extraction through production, use, and f...
  • Other Useful GPC Links

    Useful links related to the Green Procurement Compilation (GPC).
  • Water Efficiency

    Buildings are significant users of the Earth’s freshwater supply. The goal of a responsible building operator should be to encourage a sma...

  • Sustainable Sites

    Choosing a building's site and managing that site during construction are important to ensure a project's sustainability. Environmentally responsibl...

Environmentally Preferable Products (EPP) and Services

These products and services are less harmful to the environment than their standard counterparts.The Implementing Instructions for Executive Order 13834opens in new window outline the relevant statutory mandates for procuring environmentally perferable products and services, as well as how agencies will be assessed on their performance. See: EPA | About the Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Programopens in new window

Whole Building Systems


  • Dish Washing Products

    Soaps and other cleansing agents are required for washing and sanitizing food service items. Select products that are plant-base...
  • Composite Wood Furniture

    Engineered wood, also known as composite wood, is man-made and includes a range of wood products that are bound together by adhesives. Plywood, pa...
  • LED

    Light Emitting Diode (LED) lights have become the most energy efficient and most life...