Environmental Procurement Preference Training
About this course
To take the training, log in to the Washington State Learning Center and search "WA-State Environmental Procurement Preference."
Within three months of completing this course, you will receive three optional, one-minute training boosters.
In this training, procurement professionals will learn about these important purchasing topics. Course resources are posted below the topic descriptions.
Clean fuel vehicles
Learn about the types of clean fuel vehicles and how to purchase them.
Learn how to procure sustainable electronic products for your organization. See our resources posted below.
Hydrofluorocarbons are harmful greenhouse gases that are present in some industrial cooling products. This training will help you write solicitations with a preference for products that do not contain HFCs.
Learn how to buy mercury-free products.
Learn what recycled products are and how to buy them with our environmental preference training.
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
WA-State PCBs & Procurement training provides professionals who develop procurements with the tools they need to reduce PCBs in Washington's waterways.
This policy establishes the purchasing preference authorized in RCW 39.26.265(1) for agencies competitive purchases of electronic products that meet environmental performance standards relating to the reduction or elimination of hazardous materials.
This policy implements the purchasing preference authorized in RCW 39.26.255 and WAC 200-300-085 for competitive purchases of products containing recycled material and designates specifications for the purchase of products containing recycled material. The intent is to advance recycling through the purchase and use of new products containing or manufactured with recycled materials.
This policy establishes the purchasing preference authorized in RCW 39.26.280 for agencies purchasing products and product packaging that do not contain polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The intent is to incentivize the State’s contract suppliers to provide products and product packaging that do not contain PCBs.
This policy establishes the purchasing preference authorized in RCW 39.26.310 for competitive purchases of products that do not contain hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) or contain HFCs with a comparatively low global warming potential. The intent is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by incentivizing the State’s contract suppliers to provide products that do not contain HFCs.