Environmentally Preferable Product (EPP)

A product or service that has a lesser or reduced impact on human health and the environment when compared with competing products or services that serve the same purpose. Such products or services may include, but are not limited to those which contain recycled content, minimize waste, conserve energy or water, and reduce the amount of toxins either disposed of or consumed. Usually used within the context of green purchasing or sustainable purchasing or corporate responsibility.

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