Green Purchasing http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32183/more en Sustainable procurement’s evolution http://americancityandcounty.com/green-purchasing/sustainable-procurement-s-evolution <div class="field-deck"> In public procurement, sustainability goals are growing to meet today's demands. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Public procurement officials are working to stay ahead of green purchasing developments and issues.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/green-purchasing/sustainable-procurement-s-evolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/green-purchasing/sustainable-procurement-s-evolution#comments Contracts Green Green Purchasing Strategic Sourcing Sustainability Fri, 10 Mar 2017 19:24:00 +0000 76551 at http://americancityandcounty.com Clean biodiesel fuels NYC garbage trucks http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/clean-biodiesel-fuels-nyc-garbage-trucks <div class="node-body article-body">New York City's municipal refuse fleet relies on biodiesel to fuel a growing number of its 4,000-plus diesel vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/clean-biodiesel-fuels-nyc-garbage-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/clean-biodiesel-fuels-nyc-garbage-trucks#comments Alternative Fuels & Vehicles Fleets Products at Work Fleets Green Green Purchasing Technology Technology Mon, 18 Jul 2016 18:37:00 +0000 72191 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: a New York City municipal refuse truck that is fueled with biodiesel.</p> The efficient way to buy energy, Part 2 http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/efficient-way-buy-energy-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> Expert discusses trends, cooperative purchasing and timing purchases </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tradition Energy's Bob Wooten discusses effective energy acquisition through coops in the public sector. He also weighs in on energy-based public-private partnerships. This is the second part of GPN's interview with the Tradition Energy executive.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/efficient-way-buy-energy-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/efficient-way-buy-energy-part-2#comments Buildings & Facilities Contracts Coop Solutions Facilities Cooperative Purchasing Green Green Purchasing Public Works Strategic Sourcing Sustainability Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:56:00 +0000 71701 at http://americancityandcounty.com The future of solar looks very bright http://americancityandcounty.com/green-purchasing/future-solar-looks-very-bright <div class="field-byline"> Bob Wooten </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While not quite at grid parity, installing solar panels for onsite electricity generation has never looked as attractive as it does right now. Organizations pursuing solar solutions – and even those that have dismissed solar energy entirely in the past – may now find a number of incentives that make this renewable much more attractive. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/green-purchasing/future-solar-looks-very-bright" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/green-purchasing/future-solar-looks-very-bright#comments Green Purchasing Gold Tue, 03 May 2016 16:01:00 +0000 70971 at http://americancityandcounty.com Current tools can help determine the appropriate buys http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/current-tools-can-help-determine-appropriate-buys <div class="field-deck"> Expert suggests a path to better purchasing as well as new products and services that will be offered </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Public purchasing professional Steve Gordon weighs in on the topics of cooperative purchasing and sustainable buys.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/current-tools-can-help-determine-appropriate-buys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/current-tools-can-help-determine-appropriate-buys#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Fiscal Management Green Green Purchasing Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Sustainability Mon, 04 Apr 2016 14:36:00 +0000 70371 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Steve Gordon</p> 2016 green purchasing survey results http://americancityandcounty.com/green-purchasing/2016-green-purchasing-survey-results <div class="node-body article-body">Buying sustainable products continues to increase and more than 60 percent reporting their organizations will be even more active in the next two years.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/green-purchasing/2016-green-purchasing-survey-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/green-purchasing/2016-green-purchasing-survey-results#comments Green Purchasing Gold Mon, 29 Feb 2016 21:52:00 +0000 69861 at http://americancityandcounty.com Cooperative purchasing helps drive green purchasing http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-purchasing-helps-drive-green-purchasing <div class="field-deck"> Sustainability expert discusses how government leads green purchasing's growth. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Scot Case outlines a variety of ways that green buys fit in the cooperative purchasing framework. Case is a sustainability consultant and green thought leader.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-purchasing-helps-drive-green-purchasing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-purchasing-helps-drive-green-purchasing#comments Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Environment Finance Health & Welfare Green Green Purchasing Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Sustainability Wed, 17 Feb 2016 15:50:00 +0000 69651 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Scot Case</p> Two progressive ways to reduce energy costs with little investment http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/two-progressive-ways-reduce-energy-costs-little-investment <div class="field-byline"> Bob Wooten </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bob Wooten of Tradition Energy discusses Demand Response and Coincident Peak reduction programs as ways to save on energy costs.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/two-progressive-ways-reduce-energy-costs-little-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/two-progressive-ways-reduce-energy-costs-little-investment#comments Government Procurement Fiscal Management Green Purchasing Negotiating Purchasing & Procurement Silver Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:10:00 +0000 65341 at http://americancityandcounty.com Pacific Northwest grounds manager tells what is important for equipment buyers (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/pacific-northwest-grounds-manager-tells-what-important-equipment-buy <div class="node-body article-body">Joe Kovolyan, manager of grounds and automotive at the University of Puget Sound, discusses key factors in his equipment buying decisions. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/pacific-northwest-grounds-manager-tells-what-important-equipment-buy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/pacific-northwest-grounds-manager-tells-what-important-equipment-buy#comments Alternative Fuels & Vehicles Coop Solutions Equipment Fleets Management Green Green Purchasing Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Public Works Wed, 18 Feb 2015 22:03:00 +0000 62261 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: the University of Puget Sound&rsquo;s Jones Hall surrounded with floral arrangements.</p> What's Next — After Greenbuild 2014 http://americancityandcounty.com/purchasing-procurement/whats-next-after-greenbuild-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Josh Jacobs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Josh Jacobs, LEED AP+ BD&C, tells what professionals who attended Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans have to say about today's and tomorrow trends in green purchasing and procurement.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/purchasing-procurement/whats-next-after-greenbuild-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/purchasing-procurement/whats-next-after-greenbuild-2014#comments Coop Solutions Green Purchasing Purchasing & Procurement Silver Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:14:00 +0000 60091 at http://americancityandcounty.com