|Submission Date||April 27, 2011|
University of Mount Union
Tier2-2: Local Businesses
Purchasing and Risk Manager
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:
Part of Mount Union's Green Sustainability Purchasing Program states,"More specifically, Mount Union will consider utilizing to the fullest extent possible, environmentally friendly or green products that have the following attributes or qualities: produced locally or regionally to minimize the environmental cost of shipping and the reduction of emissions during transportation." This holds true for any and all products purchased by the Mount Union community.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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