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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Identifying and Purchasing Greener Carpet

Title:
Identifying and Purchasing Greener Carpet

Abstract:
Geared toward government purchasers but applicable to the private sector as well, this environmentally preferable purchasing guide discusses key environmental and health issues, lifecycle and tradeoff issues, materials used in carpet, the federal EPP authority and mandate, guiding principles for making environmentally friendly purchases, some questions to consider when deciding upon a purchase of carpet, standards and specifications, and resources for further information.

URL:
https://www.epa.gov/greenerproducts/identifying-greener-carpet

Source:
US EPA

Resource Type:
Website

Date of Publication:
Not Available

Associated Sectors:

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