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Green Procurement - Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center Topic Hub

This topic hub addresses information about the selection by an organization of products and services that reduce environmental impacts and provides a glimpse of the enormous impact purchasing decisions can have on the environment.

Green Purchasing Calculators

  • Environmental Benefits Calculator - designed by The Northeast Recycling Council, Inc. (NERC) is an easy-to-use means of generating estimates of the environmental benefits of a study area, based on the tonnages of materials that are source reduced, reused, recycled, landfilled, or incinerated (includes waste-to-energy).
  • EnviroCalc - is a downloadable spreadsheet-based tool designed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts EPP Purchasing Program to estimate the environmental benefits of purchases of recycled-content and energy efficient products in a single tool.
  • Energy Star - contains a number of calculators created to estimate the potential savings and payback period for purchases of energy efficient products.
  • EPEAT Global Registry for Greener Electronics - EPEAT is the definitive global registry for greener electronics. It’s an easy-to-use resource for purchasers, manufacturers, resellers and others wanting to find or promote environmentally preferable products.