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Buying Green Case Studies

Below are case studies highlighting some of the green purchasing practices taking place within City Bureaus. Each case study discusses the scope of the purchase, benefits, costs, performance, and lessons learned. There are many more examples of green purchasing taking place at the City... these are just a few examples.

Questions? Each case study contains specific contact information for that project/purchase. For general inquiries on these case studies or green procurement at the City please contact the Sustainable Procurement Program staff.


Office Furniture

2017 office furniture solicitation for less-toxic furniture

Portable Restrooms

Pilot test of Nature Commode portable restrooms

Custodial Supplies Management

Managing custodial supplies to improve use of green cleaners and reduce costs

Electric Vehicles

Nissan LEAFs added to City fleet