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Air Filters (dry cleaned and re-used) USA - King County Environmental Purchasing Program Web site

None stated None stated No chemicals used
Performance standards
Not available
 
Antifreeze (extended-life, recycled, recycling) USA - Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board of the Twin Cities Web site

None stated None stated Reduced pollution
Reduced waste

2002 
Aqueous Part Washers USA - King County Environmental Purchasing Program Web site www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/ehs/~/media/health/publichealth/documents/ehs/autobody_article.ashx VOCs None stated Not combustible
Not available
1/28/03 
Automotive Oil Canada - City of Richmond, British Columbia - Environmental Purchasing Guide 604-276-4000

None stated None stated Assurrance of product meeting manufacturer's specifications so that vehicle/equipment warranty is not affected
Licensing of collection companies
Preference for products bearing EcoLogo
Recycled content/re-refined oil

02/01/01 
Automotive Parts Washing USA - Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board of the Twin Cities Web site

VOCs None stated Waste reduction
Workplace hazard reduction

2002 
Biodiesel Fact Sheet USA - King County Web site www.kingcounty.gov/operations/procurement/Services/Environmental_Purchasing/~/media/operations/procurement/documents/EP_Products_Biodiesel.ashx None stated None stated None stated
Not available
02/05/2002 
Engine Fluid Protectants (oil and power steering) USA - United Soybean Board Web site

None stated None stated Biobased materials

 
Fuel, Diesel Canada - City of Richmond, British Columbia - Environmental Purchasing Guide 604-276-4000

None stated None stated Preference for blended fuels such as ethanol blended gasoline
Preference for ethanol derived from biomass
Preference for fuels that carry an EcoLabel

02/01/01 
Health Effects and Hazardous Substances: Auto Products USA - Household Products Database Web site

None stated None stated None stated

2003 
Hybrid Cars USA - Care2.com, Inc. Web site

None stated None stated Increased fuel economy
Reduced air pollution
Reduced emissions
Not available
01/01/03 
Lubricants and Oils (see bullet 6) USA - County of Ventura david.goldstein@mail.co.ventura.ca.us

None stated Virgin oil Conserved natural resources

1/2002 
Motor Oil USA - United Soybean Board Web site

None stated None stated Biobased materials

 
Motor Oil (re-refined) USA - Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board of the Twin Cities Web site

None stated None stated Reduced waste

 
Overview of Environmental Marketing Claims USA - Federal Trade Commission (FTC) FTC, Division of Enforcement, 202-326-2996

None stated None stated Biodegradable
CFC-free
Compostable
Degradable
Ozone-friendly
Ozone-safe
Photodegradable
Recyclable
Recycled content
Refillable
Source reduction
The following claims are discussed: Substantiated scientific evidence
Third-party certification
Not available
05/01/00 
Recyclables: California State Agency Buy Recycled Program (scroll down for lubricating oil products) USA - State of California jjaschke@ciwmb.ca.gov

None stated Virgin oil None stated

12/2003 
Recyclables: How to Become a Member of the U.S. Communities Government Cooperative Purchasing Program -- Purchasing Green Industrial Supplies USA - Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board of the Twin Cities Web site

None stated None stated Recycled content
Reduced waste

 
Retread Tires USA - Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board of the Twin Cities Web site

None stated None stated Decreased cost
Decreased waste

2002 
Retreading of Tires USA - King County Web site www.kingcounty.gov/operations/procurement/Services/Environmental_Purchasing/~/media/operations/procurement/documents/EP_Products_Retreads.ashx None stated None stated Reused materials
Not available
08/09/99 
Rubber Tires Canada - City of Richmond, British Columbia - Environmental Purchasing Guide 604-276-4000

None stated None stated Improvement of gas mileage
Long life and wear performance
Recycled content

02/01/01 
Rubber Tires Canada - City of Richmond, British Columbia - Environmental Purchasing Guide 604-276-4000

None stated None stated Improvement of gas mileage
Long life and wear performance
Recycled content

02/01/01 
Temporary Road Mats USA - King County Web site

None stated None stated Recycled content
Not available
6/1/1996 
Tire Retreading Process USA - Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) info@retread.org

None stated None stated Recycled content materials
Waste reduction
Not available
2001 
Vehicles: EPP Case Study - Green Spending: A Case Study of Massachusetts' Environmental Purchasing Program (see page 11 for paragraph on rerefined oil contract) USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Contact: Eric Friedman, Massachusetts Operational Services Division, 617 727-7500, x351
None stated None stated None stated
Not available
08/01/98 
Vehicles: EPP Case Study - The City of Santa Monica's Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Efforts (see page 20 for section on Santa Monica's Fleet Maintenance Division) USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Contact: Deborah Raphael, Santa Monica Environmental Programs Division, 310 458-2255
None stated None stated None stated
Not available
01/01/98 
Vehicles: EPP Update #3 (see page 2 for article on EPP opportunities at GSA) USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Contact: GSA’s Advantage Program, an online shopping service, at http://www.fss.gsa.gov
None stated None stated None stated
Not available
09/01/98 
Vehicles: EPP Update, #12 (see page 1 for article on "Buying Biobased - Implications of the 2002 Farm Bill" - plans to designate products in the following categories: fuel additives, lubricants and functional fluids) USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Jim Darr, darr.james@epa.gov
None stated None stated Biobased materials
Not available
01/01/2003 
Waste at Work: Prevention Strategies for the Bottom Line USA - INFORM, Inc. Web site

None stated Chlorine
Cadmium
Cobalt
VOCs
Bleaches (including chlorine)
CFCs
Toluene
Naphthalene
Phthalates
Phosphates
Phosphonates
Arsenic
Chromium
Lead
Nickel
Selenium
Ethylene glycol
Herbicides
Pesticides
Fertilizers
Formaldehyde
Concentrated/bulk products
Durability
Energy efficiency
Extended warranties
Locally produced products
Low toxicity
Low VOC content
Materials exchange program
Preventative maintenance
Recyclable
Recycled content
Reduced packaging
Remanufactured products
Repairability
Reusability
Reusable packaging
Routine maintenance
Surplus materials program
Upgradable
Vendor training
Water efficiency

01/01/02 

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