The public sector, including municipalities, plays a key role in achieving a safe and healthy environment. Municipalities can reduce the load of hazardous substances in urban environment by, for example, taking hazardous substances into account in their procurement processes related to products and services.
Guide for Chemical Smart Public Procurement is targeted at all municipal actors. The guide provides relevant information that helps procurers and other involved actors in understanding why public procurement is an important tool and how it can be used to reduce hazardous substance occurrence in the urban environment.
This guide was produced by Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) as part of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region project NonHazCity (Innovative Management Solutions for Minimizing Emissions of Hazardous Substances from Urban Areas in the Baltic Sea Region).
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