To advance its sustainability strategy, the Los Angeles Community College District used the purchasing power of its $2.2. billion construction programme to get suppliers to change practices. The organisation required furniture bidders to provide 100% recyclable furniture, and for other suppliers to eliminate the use non-recyclable material. Two of its largest furniture suppliers changed their manufacturing process to meet the District's needs, and its largest carpet supplier changed its manufact...

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6.2.2 Work with suppliers/outsourced contractors
6.2.1 Select suppliers/outsourced contractors
12.9 Implement sustainable business strategies

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