Why Buy Green?
- To prevent pollution.
We can protect the quality of our surroundings for generations to come. Our air and water quality directly impact human health, and environmental stewardship protects our community.
- To conserve resources.
By conserving resources, we protect the regenerative capacity of our environment.
- To encourage responsible business.
When we purchase responsibly, we encourage businesses to purchase responsibly as well. Demand for environmentally sensitive products is a key factor in availability and pricing.
- To join with others.
By choosing low impact products and services, we partner with a large community of environmentally conscious.
- To close the loop.
Green purchasing takes into account the cost of a product through its full life cycle, from the manufacturing to disposal of the product.
- To reduce costs.
By optimizing the supply chain, avoiding waste, and conserving resources, we can avoid often unnecessary costs.