Green procurement is the purchasing of products and services that cause minimal adverse environmental conditions.
Its the selection of products and services that minimize environmental impacts.
GREEN PROCUREMENT PRACTICES
-Buying furniture manufactured from recycled materials or that uses non pollutant materials during manufacturing.
-Acquiring industrial equipment which use nonpolluting fuel.
-Not using bottled water dispensers when clean tap water is available to reduce plastic waste.
-Using renewable energy and energy saving methods.
Practicing the above practices will help ensure that;
(i)There is reduction in solid waste.
(ii)Green procurement will help conserve water.
(iii)practice of green procurement will protect natural resources by ensuring there is no pollution.
(iv)Green procurement will also help alleviate climate change.
We should therefore try our best to put green procurement into practice so as to ensure that our natural resources are safe.