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Building Circularity into our economies through sustainable procurement
This document aims to introduce the role that sustainable procurement can play to accelerate the transition to a circular economy and the shift towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and production, based on the work conducted by the United Nations Environment Programme in this field and on the experience documented by partners and governments. The document intends to inform dialogues on how best to bring more circularity in our economies at global level; it is addressed to both public procurers and policy makers, as well as corporate buyers and business leaders.
English
International
Cleaning, Buildings and construction
General GPP/SPP
UN
2018
Green Public Procurement as a tool to promote the Circular Economy
Public procurement can embrace the principles of the circular economy, in particular: contribute to the closure of cycles (both energy and materials), maximize the value of materials, reduce or eliminate waste production. This guide aims to support the transition towards circular procurement.
Italian
Europe/EU, Italy
Food and catering, Textiles
Life-cycle costing, Circular Economy
CESME, ERVET
2019
Procuring Resource Efficient Contrsuction Projects
This guide aims to help public and private clients and contractors to enhance high quality re-use, recycling of construction material and this way avoid waste to landfill. It introduces circular economy concepts for the construction industry and how procurement can support them. For this, it clearly defines relevant procurement requirements and to expect the supply chain to respond.
English
Europe/EU, United Kingdom
Buildings and construction
Efficient Procurement of Resources Guide
Outlines entry points for resource efficiency across the lifecycle, the German policy context and regulation.
German
Europe/EU, Germany
Transport and vehicles, Energy, Buildings and construction
General GPP/SPP
2014
Guidelines for the procurement of safer medical devices
This publication gives an overview of the European regulatory framework surrounding procurement of medical devices and provides some guiding principles for the implementation of sustainable procurement initiatives in healthcare settings.
English
Europe/EU
Medical equipment
General GPP/SPP
2019
Wales - resource efficiency in facilities management
Case study on identification of opportunities for improving resource efficiency through tenders in catering.
English
Europe/EU, United Kingdom
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP
Clean Fleets Factsheet: EU clean road vehicles legislation & policy
The Directive on the Promotion of Clean and Energy Efficient Road Transport Vehicles (2009/33/EC – known as the Clean Vehicles Directive) is aimed at a broad market introduction of more efficient, lower emission vehicles. It requires public purchasers and private companies running public transport services to consider energy and environmental impacts when purchasing road vehicles. The factsheets provides guidance for procurers to follow the Directive.
English
Europe/EU
Transport and vehicles
Clean Fleets Project
2014
Energy Innovation Procurement. A Guide for City Authorities
This Guide provides a multi-level approach for ambitious City authorities that wish to achieve transformational energy outcomes across the city. It includes the methodology that was created and applied within the European project CEPPI (Coordinated energy-related PPIs actions for cities) known as the ‘Flexible Framework for Energy Innovation Procurement’, approaches to needs identification and planning, and strategies for procurement interventions to achieve innovation.
English
Europe/EU
Energy, Lighting
Energy efficiency, Innovation procurement (PPI)
Public Procurement of Innovation
This guide is intended to help ensure that the public sector increasingly demands innovative products and provision of services and that public procurement of innovation serve in that process.
English
Europe/EU
Innovation procurement (PPI)
2017