Sustainable Procurement Category Information | Compostable Food Service Ware

Key Category Guidelines and Goals

UC Sustainable Procurement Guidelines set specific standards for Compostable food service containers and packages and prefer that they have recycled and/or sustainably harvested content. Purchasing of compostable food service ware must adhere to the following minimum standards:

Over and above the minimum standard, UC has set additional goals for the purchase of compostable food service ware, as shown in the Guidelines.

General Criteria 

Some Environmental, Economic, and Social sustainability criteria are applicable across all or most different product or service categories. Refer to the Sustainable Procurement Guidelines for general criteria required for applicable categories that must be included in the specifications for all relevant solicitations and contracts.

Sustainable Procurement Solicitation Guidance & RFx Questions

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