Our goal is to purchase items that contain recycled content except when the items are not available at a reasonable price or do not meet performance standards.
Environmentally preferable means products or services that have a smaller effect on human health and the environment when compared with competing products or services that serve the same purpose.
What are green products?
Green products are ideally:
- Recycled - containing post-consumer material or recovered material
- Recyclable - consisting of components that can be completely recycled
- Energy efficient
- Water or energy conserving
- Free of pollutants
- Packaged with minimal materials