• Recycled and Environmentally Preferable Products and Services Guide for State Contracts

                 Guide to Environmentally Preferable Products and Services on Statewide Contracts pdf format of    vol36_comb_912

        This guide provides up-to-date details on existing state contracts for EPPs, including contract terms, vendor names and numbers, and pricing, when available. In               addition, information on how to use state contracts, tips on writing green specs, definitions, and model buy recycled policies are included.

  • Product / Service Purchasing Guides and Fact Sheets

These downloadable references are intended to provide purchasers with a snapshot summary of selected environmentally preferable products and services currently available in the marketplace. The Guides highlight various issues surrounding the purchase of these items, while the fact sheets are two-page snapshots of basic data and frequently asked questions.

  • Massachusetts Statewide Contracts for Healthier Schools: How to Use Massachusetts Contracts for Pollution Prevention in Schools.

Download the Guide doc format of    osd_p2_guide_schools.doc  (0.7 Mb), which is designed to help schools tap into the resources established by the Operational Services Division (OSD), the state purchasing department, to achieve two goals: (a) help schools comply with the key environmental, health and safety regulations; (b) help schools go beyond compliance and make significant strides towards making their environment a healthier place for the students.

  • Product / Service Fact Sheets (Coming Soon)

These downloadable two-page references are intended to provide purchasers with a snapshot summary of selected environmentally preferable products and services currently available in the marketplace. Often the fact sheets will feature new and innovative technologies that have the potential to offer considerable environmental benefit (e.g. pool ionization, diesel engine emission control devices), or others that require a greater educational component to overcome common misconceptions (EPP cleaning products, organic fertilizers and pesticides).