LGNSW has a number of Sustainable Choice resources available to member councils, including:

Membership Documents

Policy Documents

Good policy can provide the foundation for effective sustainable procurement.

Below is a selection of council policies. While the format, level of detail and precise words may vary from council to council, the basic characteristics are well established.

Sustainable Purchasing Policy Principles

Sustainable Procurement Policies

Sustainable Event Management Policies

Fleet Management Policies

Internal Processes and Systems Documents

Annual Reports

Every year, member councils complete an online survey to provide their feedback about the Sustainable Choice Project and information about how their council is progressing in sustainable procurement.

Data from the surveys submitted is analysed and compiled into the following reports:

Case Studies

Sustainable News

Sustainable News showcases successful initiatives being undertaken by NSW councils, along with information on sustainable products and services.

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Back Issues

Older editions are available on request.