We are faced everyday with the reality that many of the products we buy can cause damage to the environment and/or public health. From the extraction of raw materials and the manufacture of products, to their use and disposal, products that we use everyday can be harmful. By purchasing EPPs we look to reduce those impacts, some of which can be severe.
By purchasing EPPs that are:
It is important to keep in mind that the purchasing decisions we make affect our local environment and the health of our citizens and workers as well as the global community. As part of the largest procurement group in the nation (representing over 20% of the GNP) federal, state and local governments can use the clout of their buying practices to direct industry manufacturers toward making more responsible products that are reasonably priced and do less harm to the environment and the public health.
Can purchasing EPPs actually save money? Absolutely.
Details on cost savings of various product groups can be found on the individual product and service pages of this website.
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