Other Useful GPC Links
The links below are additional resources related to the Green Procurement Compilation (GPC).
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- Sustainable Acquisition Training Resources
- DOE FEMP Training - Contracting for Efficiency
- GPC Overview and Screenshots
- EPA’s Greener Purchasing Website
- FEMP Contracting for Efficiency: A Best Practices Guide for Energy-Efficient Product Procurement
- Green Purchasing Best Practices: Compostable Food Service Ware -- This best practices guidance was developed for state and local agency users but contains practical advice and information useful to federal purchasers.
- Helpful Tools within SFTool
- Verifying Delivery of Sustainable Products and Services
- Responsible Business Conduct
- Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) Model Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) Specifications and Purchasing Guidelines
Personal Property Disposal
- For Industry Partners - Getting on Schedule
- Get Started with GSA Schedules
- How to Sell to the Federal Government
- Selling Greener Products and Services to the Federal Government
- Opportunities for Small Businesses
- Assistance for Small Businesses
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