As a publicly funded institution, Coastal Carolina University must also seek to further reduce the environmental and human health impacts of its operations by integrating environmental considerations into its procurement process. As of October 15, 2009, South Carolina state government implemented its Environmentally Preferred Purchasing Policy.
Green Purchasing Policy - Office of Procurement and Business Services
Buying environmentally preferred products or services is not hard. Many retailers and manufacturers that we already use offer green products such as recycled-content paper, green cleaning products and energy-efficient products. Many of our every day choices in our purchases simply take a conscience effort on our part to practice a best management.