January 19, 2024
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Ali Hasanbeigi, Dinah Shi. (2021), Standards and Evaluation Guidelines for for Green Public Precurement.
The Composites Industry could highlight its potential to help nations reach their green public precurement targets by being a more sustainable aletnative to other materials.
This document describes how to best quanitfy environmental impacts and standardize reporting standards, particularly through environmental product declarations, eco-labels, and transparent databases for information sharing. The guidlines write that green public precurement policies should be supported by education and capacity building, investment in cleaner manufacturing, assisting small and medium sized entreprises in reaching their sustainability goals, and creating finacial incentives. The authors end with guidlines on green public precurement plans and environmental product declarations.