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Sustainable Marketplace: Greener Products and Services

Buying Green for Federal Purchasers

The federal government is the single largest consumer in the United States, spending more than $550 billion each year on a variety of products and services. The Environmentally Preferable Program (EPP) was designed to help federal agencies purchase greener products and use this spending power to support these efforts.

Read more about EPP.

As federal purchasers, you have an opportunity to use that tremendous demand to drive increased availability for greener products and services globally by:

  • Minimizing environmental impacts
  • Supporting manufacturers that produce environmentally-preferable products and services

Getting started essentials 

Learn more about federal green purchasing mandates, tools, and trainings