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Materials Management Approaches for State and Local Climate Protection
Description: Guidelines for state and local government materials managers to set greenhouse gas reduction targets.
Publication Date: Sep 8, 2010
Topics: Benchmarks / Green purchasing, Product stewardship / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /

Sustainable Marketplace: Greener Products and Services
Description: "Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) helps the federal government 'buy green,' and in doing so, uses the federal government's enormous buying power to stimulate market demand for green products and services. Geared first to help federal purchasers
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: May 12, 2010
Topics: Green purchasing, Product stewardship /

Renewable Energy Procurement
Description: Plan for local government agencies in Silicon Valley to create a procurement pool for renewable energy.
Source: Joint Venture Silicon Valley
Publication Date: Mar 30, 2010
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Green purchasing, Product stewardship / Renewable energy / Energy management and conservation /

Seals
Description: These organizations certify that a business or product is not harmful to the environment.
Publication Date: Mar 24, 2010
Topics: Green purchasing, Product stewardship / Seals /

CalRecycle: Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP)
Description: "To reduce the quantity and toxicity of waste in California, State law requires State agencies and other public entities to purchase recycled, repairable, and durable goods." This site provides guidance for state and local agencies to do that.
Source: California.
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2010
Topics: Green purchasing, Product stewardship /

Buying Green for Buyers
Description: Advice on buying various goods (California Dept. of General Services)
Source: California.
Topics: Green purchasing, Product stewardship /

Climate-Friendly Purchasing Resources
Description: Links to sources of information for local governments purchasing cars, appliances, etc. Also links to best practices and examples for California local governments. (Institute for Local Government)
Topics: California: Statewide / Green purchasing, Product stewardship /

Power and Water Resources Pooling Authority (PWRPA)
Description: Organization of water agencies pooling energy resources.
Topics: California: Statewide / Green purchasing, Product stewardship / Renewable energy / Energy management and conservation /

Energy Star
Description: Products certified to use less energy and generate fewer greenhouse gases.
Source: United States.
Topics: Energy management and conservation / Green purchasing, Product stewardship /

Santa Clara Valley Water District Rebates
Description: Programs to provide rebates for saving water and energy in homes, businesses, and landscaping.
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Energy management and conservation / Green purchasing, Product stewardship / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Real Savings for Greening Your House /

 

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