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.
A policy template prepared by StopWaste that can be adapted by local governments, institutions and businesses to adopt environmentally preferable purchasing practices. Available as a Word document and a PDF.
This report serves as an overview and evaluation of multifamily dwelling (MFD) recycling programs in Alameda County.
A report by HF&H Consultants (commissioned by StopWaste.Org) estimating the costs of manadatory recycling in Alameda County.
This Energy Upgrade California brochure lists healthier, greener insulation products.Read More
This 12-page guide provides paper saving tips and tools for office workers and managers in business, government, and other organizations.
Get information and sample specification language for purchasing recycled content playground equipment, playground surfacing, and parks furnishings. Updated February 2017.Read More
This guide helps building managers and maintenance staff make purchasing decisions that increase energy efficiency, conserve natural resources and improve indoor air quality. Categories covered include lighting, paint, flooring, furniture, energy efficient appliances, water efficient products, mechanical, janitorial cleaning & supply products, and landscaping.Read More