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Approved Executive Order 4 Specifications

Executive Order 4 Approved Specifications
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Green Purchasing Requirements

 

State agencies and authorities are required to purchase commodities, services, and technology that meet the approved green procurement specifications.

Executive Order 4, Establishing a State Green Procurement and Agency Sustainability Program, established the creation of green procurement lists and specifications of commodities, services, and technology for use by state agencies during a procurement. The specifications identify product criteria that will:

  • Reduce or eliminate the health and environmental risks from the use or release of toxic substances;
  • Minimize the risks of the discharge of pollutants into the environment;
  • Minimize the volume and toxicity of packaging;
  • Maximize the use of recycled content and sustainably managed renewable resources; and
  • Provide other environmental and health benefits.
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Approved Specifications
Category Specification
Electronics & Appliances Commercial Clothes Washer
Electronics & Appliances Commercial Dishwashers
Electronics & Appliances Desktop and Laptop Computers
Electronics & Appliances Domestic Clothes Washers
Electronics & Appliances Domestic Dishwashers
Electronics & Appliances Domestic Refrigerators, Full-Sized and Compact
Electronics & Appliances Electric Hand Dryers
Electronics & Appliances Imaging Equipment
Electronics & Appliances Room Air Conditioners
Food Services Food Service Containers and Wrappers
Food Services Single Use Food Service Utensils
Food Services State Funded Food
Model Packaging Language Model Packaging Language
Office & Building Operations AAA, AA, and D Batteries
Office & Building Operations Acoustical Ceiling Tiles and Panels
Office & Building Operations Carpet and Carpet Tile
Office & Building Operations Composting Toilets
Office & Building Operations Disinfectants and Sanitizers
Office & Building Operations Drinking Fountains
Office & Building Operations Floor Finishes and Floor Removers
Office & Building Operations Furniture
Office & Building Operations General Purpose Cleaners
Office & Building Operations Hand Cleaners, Hand Soaps, Consumer Antiseptic
Office & Building Operations Ink
Office & Building Operations Janitorial Paper Products
Office & Building Operations Lighting Fixtures, Ballasts, and Lamps
Office & Building Operations Monochrome Toner Cartridges
Office & Building Operations Motion Sensitive Wall Light Switches
Office & Building Operations Mulch
Office & Building Operations Outdoor Furniture and Playground Structures
Office & Building Operations Paint
Office & Building Operations Pest Management for Indoor Spaces
Office & Building Operations Pest Management for Outdoor Spaces
Office & Building Operations Photovoltaic (PV) Systems
Office & Building Operations Printing
Office & Building Operations Pre-Packaged Snowmelt and Deicing Products
Office & Building Operations Solid Waste Recycling and Management Services
Office & Building Operations Reusable Bags
Office & Building Operations Showerheads
Office & Building Operations Solar Thermal Systems
Office & Building Operations State-Funded Lodging
Office & Building Operations Sustainable Landscaping
Office & Building Operations Toilets
Office & Building Operations Trash Bags
Office & Building Operations Turf and Ornamental Management
Office & Building Operations Vacuum Cleaners
Transportation Brake Pads
Transportation Engine Block Heaters
Transportation Hydraulic Oil, High Detergent
Transportation Lubricating Oil, High Detergent
Transportation Passenger Cars
Transportation Pavement Marking Paint
Transportation Pavement Sealer
Transportation Traffic Message Boards
Transportation Traffic Safety Products
Transportation Treated Road Salt