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Sustainable Marketplace: Greener Products and Services

Qualitative Measurement of Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Among Federal Employees in 2000

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) program is mandated by Executive Order 13101. This Executive Order, entitled “Greening of Government Through Waste Prevention, Recycling and Federal Acquisition,” directs Executive agencies to implement a variety of waste reduction and other activities, and directs EPA to assist Federal agencies in making purchasing decisions that are less damaging to the environment.

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