The city's Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) Policy outlines the types of goods and services that the City of Phoenix prefers, based upon sustainable purchasing guidelines.
In addition, conformance with 3rd party standards for products and/or services can be required. The following is a list most appropriate for the existing contracts at this time.
EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines
Green Seal certified products.
Energy Star products
USDA Bio-Based Products
Sustainable Wood and Paper Products
EPA's Design for the Environment (DfE)
EcoLogo (formerly known as Environmental Choice)
For more information on contract opportunities, please visit the "Contracting with the City" page.