Circular Public Procurement policy

On this page we introduce you to the various policies on circular, sustainable and green public procurement and the European legislation. They set the boundries for public procurers, but also offer a lot of opportunities for those who are willing to procure in a more circular way.


Brussels Capital Region believes that circular public procurement is a lever for the transition towards a more circular economy.


The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has been active in the promotion of Sustainable Public Procurement at national, regional and global levels since 2005.


At EU level the European Commission set an indicative target that, by 2010, 50% of all public tendering procedures should be green, where ‘green’ means compliant with endorsed common core EU GPP crit…


What is the status of public procurement in Europe? How is Public Procurement of Innovation (PPI) addressed by public authorities? When does PPI come to play with public procurers' needs?


the European Parliament commissionedthe Environment Agency Austria (EAA) tostudy current usesand opportunities of GPP as a driver for a more Circular Economyin the EU, with respect to the Commission’…


A European Commission training module about the legal aspects of Green Public Procurement