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Our objective is to consider the environmental and social impacts of goods and services, and long-term operations and maintenance costs along with the initial cost in procurement decision-making.

  • In Summer 2018 we began to phase out the use of foam containers (commonly known as styrofoam) on campus.  As of August 2018, foam containers and serviceware are no longer allowed to be purchased by or for any University-affiliated operations or events.  See "Say no to foam" for more about our foam-free campus. 

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