It is important to consider how and what materials are enter campus as well as what happens to them once they leave. In order to reduce solid waste and increase the amount of materials being diverted for recycling and composting, we must have an understanding of what is being purchased and how. Yale Procurement is committed to sustainable purchasing whenever possible. For more information, visit the Yale Procurement website.

Yale encourages the purchase of responsibly produced items whenever possible. Refer to the Procurement Office's Green Purchasing Guidelins for more information.