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Green Purchasing Communities

Simple Changes, Big Impact
Become a Green Purchasing Community

Even as we try to reduce and reuse, there are always some products local governments need to purchase to carry out their missions. New York State's NEW Green Purchasing Communities program makes it easy for local governments to buy products and services that have a lower environmental impact.

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Support the Green Economy

Your purchases can help move the market in a greener direction

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Build Healthy Communities

Green products are better for public health and the environment

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Joining is Free and Easy

In two short steps, you can lead your community to a greener future

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The Hard Work is Done 

 Take advantage of over 75 green specifications written by State government experts

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Lower Your Environmental Impact

Once you apply and your application is approved, you will become a Green Purchasing Community Member and get recognized for your commitment.
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Application How to Join & Start Using the Green Product Specifications

Green Purchasing Communities Program Overview
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Green Purchasing Communities Program