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Sustainable Purchasing How to Buy Green
How to Buy Green

Recycled, biobased, and other eco-friendly products are available for  purchase from many of the University’s preferred contract suppliers available in the Penn Marketplace. Authorized users are encouraged to login to BEN Buys and the Penn Marketplace and utilize the advanced search tools to identify green products in suppliers online catalogs.

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Procurement Services is always looking to promote new or improved green products and welcomes feedback from faculty and staff. Please let us know if you become aware of a new green product that works well, and has a market here at Penn.


How to Identify Green Products in the Penn Marketplace

Penn Marketplace Searchable Custom Item Attribute for Recycled Items

To search the Penn Marketplace for green items, click on "Advanced Search" and check the Penn Green Penn Green leaf logo feature, to include recycled and other enviornmentally friendly items in your search results. These items have been flagged as Penn Green based on the supplier classification of the product as either recycled or containing recycled content.

Penn Marketplace Search

Please send all questions to Penn Marketplace.

Tip: Look for the recyling icon icon immediately following the item description to easily identify green products while you shop.

Penn Marketplace Search Results