Senior Advisor, US EPA
Holly Elwood has extensive experience in green purchasing and assisting federal agencies in factoring the environment into purchasing decisions. Current work includes engaging in management of EPA’s Recommendations of Standards and Ecolabels for Use in Federal Procurement, coordination of EPA technical input into several electronic product sustainability standard development efforts, helping shape federal policy on procurement of greener products, and providing technical assistance to federal purchasers seeking to procure greener products.
This session will provide foundational, practical information on how to craft and implement specifications for more sustainable products and services, with a focus on navigating the most practical specification tools: environmental product standards and ecolabels. Attendees will learn about all the different pieces and players involved in environmental product certifications, what makes a credible ecolabel, … read more >>