State and Local Government Web Sites
Many state and local governments have excellent environmentally preferable purchasing programs. Please explore these links for further information.
California - Alameda County, StopWaste.org
StopWaste.Org is a program dedicated to reducing the waste stream of Alameda County, CA.
California - City of Santa Monica, Environmental Programs Division (EPD)
Santa Monica's EPD develops and implements programs to manage natural resources and hazardous materials, promote conservation and efficiency efforts, and administer and enforce many of Santa Monica's environmental laws.
Massachusetts - Operational Services Division, Environmentally Preferable Products (EPP) Procurement Program
The primary goal of this program is to use the Commonwealth of Massachusetts's purchasing power to reduce the environmental and public health impact of state government and foster markets for environmentally preferable products.
Minnesota - Materials Management Division, Environmentally Responsible Purchasing
Minnesota's Materials Management Division is committed to helping state agencies purchase environmentally preferable products.
Washington - King County, Environmental Purchasing Program
King County's Environmental Purchasing Program provides a number of resources related to green purchasing.