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Reusing workwear in Herning
In 2014, as part of the Rethink Business project (financed by the Region of
Midtylland and the European Regional Development Fund), Herning decided to begin trialling circular economy ideas in some of its operations, such as in their purchasing contracts for workwear.
English
Europe/EU, Denmark
Textiles
Circular Economy
GPP in Practice
2016
Purchasing Framework for energy efficient client computer systems
As a significant procurer of electronics products, in a market where costs reductions are continually required, the aim of Scottish Procurement was to deliver practical, innovative measures to ensure continuity of supply and the minimisation of risks, including reputational impact, within global supply chains.
English
Europe/EU, United Kingdom
ICT (information and communication techn.)
General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
GPP in Practice
2017
Promoting responsible purchasing in Nantes
Nantes aims to be at the forefront of economic, social, environmental and democratic transitions by developing more responsible development models that involve all relevant stakeholders. This includes viewing public procurement as more than just a technical decision and ensuring it is aligned with its political priorities. Nantes has undertaken numerous initiatives in the field of responsible procurement dating back to 2001.
Europe/EU, France
Food and catering, Cleaning, Timber and forestry
Circular Economy, Social responsibility
GPP in Practice
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 - 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