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Circular Public Procurement in the Nordic Countries
Good examples of circular procurement were identified in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway. Potential sectors for circular procurement were identified, with relatively high purchasing volume and opportunities for creating a circular economy-based business. The cases examined in this study imply that performance-based procurement, the use of life cycle costing and criteria concerning the reuse and recycling of materials have promoted circular procurement. In addition, procuring services instead of products could lead to environmental benefits.
English
Europe/EU
Textiles, Transport and vehicles, Energy, Buildings and construction, Furniture
Circular Economy
2017
InnProBio - Purchasing bio-based cleaning services
The Wilanów District launched a public procurement procedure in November 2014
related to the operation of the local oligocene water intake plant and water treatment station - infrastructure used for providing residents with
fresh water. Specifically, the procurement was aimed at purchasing cleaning and maintenance services for the terrain and the buildings of both facilities.
English
Poland
Cleaning
Biobased products
2018
InnProBio - Road Construction using bio-based materials
The Dutch Province of Zeeland is one of the frontrunners in Europe applying bio-based public procurement with a view to stimulate the transition to a circular economy.
English
Netherlands
Transport and vehicles, Infrastructure
Biobased products
2018
InnProBio - Disposable bio-based aprons for Skane's healthcare sector
In this case Skåne’s Regional Council decided to change their purchasing approach for protective disposable aprons to one which results in a purchase of a more
environmentally-friendly product alternative.
English
Sweden
Medical equipment
Biobased products
2018
InnProBio - Purchasing hot drinks in cups made from bio-based materials
Goood practice case of category management, which is a way of procuring goods and services by the national government in the Netherlands. Category management means that each ministry, for a particular category of goods and services, procures on behalf of the other ministries.
English
Netherlands
Food and catering
Biobased products
2018
EU GPP case study: Italian public buildings save with energy services framework
In order to combine cost savings and incentives for innovation in public procurement, Consip, the Italian central purchasing body, launched a framework contract on “Integrated Energy Management Services” (heating services including improvement of energy efficiency, consumption reduction and CO2 emissions avoidance).
English
Italy
Buildings and construction
General GPP/SPP, Environmental management system
European Commission - Directorate General Environment
2011
A Plan for Public Procurement: Enabling a healthy future for our people, farmers and food producers
The ambition of the Plan is to (1) making it easier for procurers to deliver a good service through a clearer, more consistent approach, (2)giving a clearer, more consistent method and message to suppliers, to show them exactly what
the public sector is looking for and (3)opening up the supply chain to a wider range of companies.
English
United Kingdom
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
UK Department for Environmental Food and Rural Affairs
2014
Achieving Sustainability Goals with EPEAT and ICLEI ClearPath in Durango, CO
EPEAT and ICLEI ClearPath are utilized by the City of Durango to achieve sustainability goals set forth in a Municipal Sustainability Action Plan. EPEAT-Registered IT product purchases have resulted in quantifiable environmental benefits,significant cost-savings and public recognition.
English
United States
ICT (information and communication techn.)
General GPP/SPP
2017
Cleaning Catalonia's air through clean vehicle procurement
The Catalan Government has multi-pronged approach to encouraging SPP of vehicles, including: provision of Green Vehicle Procurement Guide, development of specific government agreements to encourage procurement of low emission vehicles, supporting the Catalan Ecolabel, and promoting sustainable mobility.
English
Spain
Transport and vehicles
General GPP/SPP
Procura+
2017