Green Purchasing at Tufts

    • educate ourselves, our suppliers, and our university community
    • support locally produced goods and services
    • support strong recycling markets
    • create a model for successfully purchasing environmentally preferable products that encourages other purchasers in our community to adopt similar goals
    • conserve natural resources
    • minimize pollution
    • reduce the use of water and energy
    • eliminate or reduce environmental health hazards to workers and our community
    • reduce materials that are landfilled
    • increase the use and availability of environmentally preferable products

To get a sense of some of the many eco-friendly supplier relationships Tufts currently has, please refer to the downloadable flier below:

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Additional Resources:

Office of Sustainability