Green Procurement (GP) means purchasing environmentally preferable products and services in accordance with one or more of the established Federal procurement preference programs.
Most Army, DoD and federal procurement agencies used can identify environmentally friendly products. Some let you select green products through their online listings.
Note: The following links allow authorized users to view and select items. In some cases, nonregistered visitors can view items. These are links to outside agencies. USAEC does not control eligibility to procure from these sites. For account information, please contact each agency directly.
Defense Logistics Agency - (CAC required) The Defense Logistics Agency has hundreds of environmental products in its supply system ranging from citrus-based degreasers and complete antifreeze recycling systems to natural resource conservation products.
ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
EPA Green Vehicle Guide - Use this guide to choose the cleanest and most fuel-efficient vehicle that meets your needs. Low emissions and good fuel economy are both important for the environment.
General Services Administration has thousands of products and services available to assist federal agencies meet their environmental purchasing goals. Shop for Environmental Items in the Recycled Content Products Library.
Water Sense - Products that meet WaterSense criteria for water efficiency and performance carry a special label. When you use products bearing the WaterSense label, you can expect exceptional performance, savings on your water bills, and assurance that you are saving water for future generations.
The Department of Defense Green Procurement Strategy supports cost effective acquisition that achieves compliance and reduces resource consumption and solid and hazardous waste generation.
The Defense Energy Support Center's mission is to provide the Department of Defense and other government agencies with comprehensive energy solutions in the most effective and economical manner possible.
The Environmental Protection Agency has a number of Environmentally Preferable Purchasing resources.
The Federal Electronics Challenge (FEC) is a partnership program that encourages federal facilities and agencies to purchase greener electronic products, reduce impacts of electronic products during use and manage obsolete electronics in an environmentally safe way.
The Office of the Federal Environmental Executive (OFEE) has identified green procurement preference programs based on recovered material, environmentally preferable, energy efficient, biobased products, alternative fuels and fuel efficiency, priority chemicals, and non-ozone depleting substances.
United States Department of Agriculture designates biobased products that are made with renewable agricultural or forestry materials and available for purchase by Federal agencies.
"Green Purchasing" Training is available at the