If you purchase office supplies, you can find many products that are environmentally preferable. These products will have less of an impact on the environment and human health than competing products. For instance, you can help close the recycling loop and create demand for the materials collected for recycling by buying products made from postconsumer recycled paper or plastic.Read More
- This Fact Sheet provides important information for those wishing to purchase remanufactured toner cartridges. Buying remanufactured toner cartridges and recycling empty cartridges are easy ways to reduce the environmental impact of these products while saving substantial amounts of money.Read More
The San Francisco Department of the Environment maintains this list of distributors of compostable products, such as plates, cutlery, and to-go containers. Includes distributors’ contact information.
These guidelines and tips supplement the Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Model Policy. Topics covered include implementation strategies by product category and best practices for program evaluation.