New Buying Green! Handbook now available in all EU languages
A fully revised third edition (2016) was published in April 2016, which is fully compliant with the possibilities for including GPP under the 2014 public procurement legal regime. It also includes sector specific recommendations for buildings, food and catering services, road transport vehicles andenergy-using products (such as lighting and IT equipement).
Buying Green! is the European Commission’s main guidance document to help public authorities to buy goods and services with a lower environmental impact. It is also a reference for policy makers, and companies responding to green tenders.
The new edition of the European Commission’s Buying Green! Handbook has now been translated in all the 23 EU’s languages.
The documents in different languages are available here.