Sustainability @ GW

   

Sustainable Procurement

 

GW is committed to sustainability and to serving as a positive example through sustainable operations and education. Procurement and Travel Services understand that purchasing products and services that are environmentally preferable is an essential component of that commitment and maintains the University’s American College & University President’s Climate Commitment.This agreement promotes environmental stewardship and sustainability through green purchasing, conservation, and construction that conserves natural resources and preserves the environment.

”Sustainability” implies that purchasing and other critical activities are both ecologically sound and economically viable and that they will continue to be so (sustain) for future generations. These actives include the purchasing items such as recycled content products, environmentally preferable products and services, bio-based products, energy and water-efficient products, alternate fuel vehicles, products using renewable energy and proper disposal of solid waste.