Buying sustainable goods and services

Buying sustainable goods and services further information

There are several organisations that provide guidance and toolkits you can use to help introduce sustainable procurement in your business. They can help you to work out your priorities, assess environmental and social impacts and identify how to reduce your impact.

WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) is a government organisation that aims to reduce waste and resource use across supply chains. You can:

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the government department responsible for environmental policy, including encouraging sustainable procurement. You can:

Other information for businesses

For other sources of information, you can:

Public sector procurement tools and guidance

Guidance and toolkits designed for public sector organisations may also help you to consider social and environmental factors in your purchasing decisions:

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