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 A Case Study – City of Santa Monica’s Environmental PurchasingIn 1998 the United States Environmental Protection Agency wrote a case study on Santa Monica’s green purchasing efforts. Although this report may be over ten years old, one thing is for sure – the lessons learned remain the same today.

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Last updated: Friday, 04/12/2013
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Responsible Purchasing Network

Join the experts in buying green - an international network of buyers dedicated to socially responsible and environmentally sustainable purchasing.  The network provides small and institutional purchasers alike with cutting-edge procurement tools and resources designed to save money, conserve resources, reduce waste, and improve efficiency.  RPN routinely hosts responsible purchasing webinars and has developed Purchasing Guides for a variety of products and services..  


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