4 lessons learned from the Green Deal Circular Procurement
Study what’s on offer carefully. There are lots of labels, certificates and sustainability claims on the market, but it’s important to be well aware what these are really worth. Commercial information is not always transparent.
Think about end-of-life. There are many factors that have to be taken into account to make an informed choice. One of the aspects important in the circular procurement of office supplies is to study in advance and establish what will happen with these supplies at the end-of-life.
Create a support base. It’s important to gain support from internal customers, both top-down and bottom-up.
Rationalise what needs to be printed/what’s necessary.
Some examples of criteria for the procurement contract of circular paper:
Renewable and recycled fibres
Circular Procurement projects - Office Supplies & Paper
In December 2020 Lyreco Nederland (distributer of office supplies) and SUEZ Recycling & Recovery Netherlands (expert in sustainable material- and waste management) signed an agreement to collectivel…