The GPC is a compilation of the products for which the EPA, DOE, and USDA have provided environmental or energy attribute recommendations. This comprehensive, web-based interactive tool, a part of the General Services Administration’s Sustainable Facilities Tool website, consolidates and organizes information from these federal green purchasing programs in one place, and helps Federal purchasers to:
FedCenter.gov is the Federal Government’s home for comprehensive environmental stewardship and compliance assistance. FedCenter’s Acquisition Program area webpage includes links to environmental and energy programs which enable agencies to meet their green purchasing goals; regulations, guidance, and policy; supporting information and tools; and training.
A new Sustainable Acquisition Training Resources tool has been added to the FedCenter.gov Acquisition Program area webpage. The tool, an Excel-based spreadsheet, is a compilation of sustainable acquisition training resources created or hosted by Federal agencies that are available to government employees, businesses, and non-governmental organizations.
Download a table of Green FAR Provisions and Clauses.
US Department of Agriculture provides training and tools for Federal and Federal Contractor Personnel on the BioPreferred Program.
US Department of Energy provides resources, publications, and e-Training on energy efficient products and services and renewable energy projects through its Federal Energy Management Program.
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides information, resources, and tools on EnergyStar®, Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) for recycled content items, Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP), water efficient (WaterSense®) products, and the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program for non-ozone depleting substances.
EPA recently updated its Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) portal page, which:
The Office of Asset Enterprise Management is the Department’s program and policy office for sustainability management and oversees VA’s Green Management Programs.