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sustainable product preferences:

Onondaga County Division of Purchase has incorporated sustainable product preferences where practicable and feasible. Onondaga County promotes the use of recycled materials and sustainable, environmentally preferable products by its departments, boards and agencies and have increased the purchase of and use of environmentally safe products or services.
  • Products containing the greatest percentage of post-consumer recycled materials are considered the most preferable
  • Products that are easily upgradeable, reusable, recyclable, or have components that are reusable or recyclable are preferable
  • Preference is given to products that do not contain toxic materials or use toxins in the manufacturing
  • When purchasing wood products for the building, preference is given to those certified by the Forest Stewardship Council