Codes & Resolutions on Environmental Purchasing
The Seattle Municipal Codes and Resolutions and the Revised Code of
Washington provide the background for the environmental factors that are
required for contracts with the City of Seattle.
City of Seattle Municipal Code and Resolutions
20.60.126 Testing of samples.
20.60.207 Resusable Products
20.60.208 Standards for recycled content
20.60.210 Price Preference
20.60.216 Vendor certification of recycled material content
20.60.218 Rules and regulations for procurement of paper and paper
products including the following provisions.
Encourages the use of recycled content products and recyclable products.
Encourages and increases the procurement of recycled content products and
Aimed at improving the energy consumption and efficiency of the City's use of
electrical energy and water.
Aimed at reducing the City's use of products that are hazardous and/or that
produce polluting by-products during their manufacture, use, or disposal.
Washington State Law and Regulations
Establish policies, procedures, and programs to encourage and increase the
procurement of recycled content products and recyclable products.
Price preferences (10%) for recycled content.