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Circular Public Procurement in the Nordic Countries
This study formulated four approaches to circular procurement, including the procurement of better quality products in circular terms, the procurement of new circular products, the use of business concepts that support the circular economy, and investments in circular ecosystems.
English
Europe/EU, Denmark, Finland, Sweden
Circular Economy
Nordic Council of Ministers
2017
EU GPP case study: Zero carbon refurbishment in an east England school
This case study looks at the refurbishment of a UK school which is expected to lead to savings of 67 tonnes CO2 per annum from a combination of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy installations.
English
United Kingdom
Buildings and construction
Energy efficiency
European Commission - Directorate General Environment
2012
Leijona's 100% sustainably sourced fish
The state-owned company Leijona Catering, who cater for Finland’s defence forces, prepare about 70,000 meals a day, and annually purchase foodstuffs with a total value of about 30 million euros. The company has resolved to reduce environmental impacts along the food chain, using responsible food procurement as a key tool.
English
Finland
Food and catering
Motiva Oy
2017
The purchasing pool of the Hospital District of South Ostrobothnia
The Hospital District of South Ostrobothnia ran a competitive tender in 2016 for the supply of foodstuffs to its purchasing pool for a two-year contract period.
English
Finland
Food and catering
District of South Ostrobothnia
2016
Supplying seasonal and diverse organic fruit and vegetables
The City of Copenhagen is dedicated to ensuring its food and catering service is healthy, sustainable and appetising. The City has a target to supply 90% organic food across its 900 municipal canteens. In 2014 the municipality ensured that bids for fruit and vegetable contracts would include a variety of different sorts, varieties and types.
English
Denmark
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP
Procura+
2017
Innovative lighting procurement for London’s Underground network
In 2015, Transport for London (TfL) sought to reduce the whole life-cycle cost of lighting the London Underground network. The procurement calculated external costs including installation, maintenance, energy use, carbon and cleaning costs. Indicative results suggest a 25% saving on whole life-cycle costs, and significant reductions in energy consumption.
English
United Kingdom
Lighting
Energy efficiency
Procura+
2017
Sustainable Reconstruction of the Motorway A6
Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) procured works and services to widen the A6 motorway, aiming for the motorway to be energy neutral after construction. RWS developed instruments to calculate the CO2 emissions, then selected a tender using a combination of price and quality according to the economically most advantageous submission. This was the Procura+ Award winning tender in 2016 for Tender Procedure of the Year.
English
Netherlands
Infrastructure
Procura+
2017
Low Carbon waste collection services, Bristol City Council, UK
The case study refers to the procurement procedure for a service contract for the collection of municipal waste and winter road maintenance for the City of Bristol.
English
United Kingdom
Waste
European Commission
2013
Joint Procurement of 700 GWh green electricity in Catalonia
The Catalan Association of Towns and Counties has undertaken a framework agreement for the supply of electricity, 100% from renewable sources. The framework agreement included the participation of 702 local authorities for an annual consumption estimation of 700 GWh supplying more than 22.000 supply points.
English, Catalan
Europe/EU, Spain
Energy
Joint procurement
SPP Regions consortium
2017