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Sustainability is an important ethical and environmental issue in purchasing. Describe one material, product, or service that can contribute to sustainability in a project you have been involved with, or in your current organization. Describe how these decisions enable the organization to avoid violations in terms of environmental issues.

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In one of my client manufacturing companies, there is a standing policy in the purchasing department that all purchases for chemicals have to contain the solution that does the "least" damage to the environment. All chemical purchases have to be somehow green - either release the fewest odors and toxins, or somehow otherwise qualify. The executive that is in charge of the purchasing department had the purchasing manager spend many hours locating companies that sell ...

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This solution provides a detailed discussion describing a material, product, or service that can contribute to sustainability in a project. Includes 2 references.

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