Green Public Procurement Updates for July/August 2018

The Green Public Procurement (GPP) Updates from the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment and the European Commission for July and August 2018 is now available.

Some articles of interest are listed below.

GPP & Plastic Waste Prevention

Please find attached the manual from a LIFE project gives very straightforward guidance to procurers on how to minimise plastic waste. It would be greatly appreciated if you could circulate this to your purchasing team networks.

Cork City Social Housing Project shortlisted for the Procura+ Innovation Procurement of the Year Award

Valerie O’Sullivan, Director of Housing, Environment and Recreation at Cork City, and her team have showcased excellence in sustainable and innovation procurement and have used a competitive dialogue procurement procedure that broadened the Council’s options for housing locations and design.

Click Here to Find Out More About Valerie and her Team’s Hard Work!

Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) – Level(s) Building Sustainability Performance Event

IGBC are running an event about the EU Level(s) project and invite you to attend. Level(s) is a new EU- framework for sustainable buildings based on a life cycle costing approach, which will help transform the building sector part of the EU’s Circular Economy agenda.

The event will take place on 16 October 2018, Europe House, 12-14 Lower Mount Street, Dublin.

For further information on the event, click here.


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