|ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY TASK FORCE
GOODS & SERVICES WORK GROUP
Group Leader & Staff:
To explore green purchasing, sustainable landscaping, and event and park recycling options and to provide sustainable best practices recommendations to City of Knoxville Energy and Sustainability Taskforce.
To recommend to the Task Force an implementation strategy on three next steps from the Energy Inventory report:
1.) Aiding the Purchasing Dept. in honing and institutionalizing a green purchasing policy;
2.) Developing waste diversion goals and exploring rollout of recycling in the City County Building & other City buildings, as well as at Parks and other recreation sites; and
3.) Researching edible and native landscaping / community gardens in vacant lots, right of way, and parks.
Links of Interest:
Goods and Services Goals [PDF]
Goods and Services Framework [PDF]
Goods and Services Committee [PDF]
Goods and Services Notes 10/21/10 [PDF]