|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||May 15, 2012|
Georgia Institute of Technology
OP-T2-25: Local Businesses
|0.25 / 0.25||
Office of Environmental Stewardship
Does the institution give preference to local products and businesses in its purchasing decisions? Local food purchases, which are covered in OP Credit 6: Food Purchasing, are not included in this credit.:
A brief description of the program:
Purchase trees, shrubs, groundcovers, grass seed, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, hand tools, power tools, and supplies from local area business first. If items are not available from local area businesses then it is ordered from other vendors in the state or regionally.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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