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Tourism operators responding to climate change: green purchasing

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Title: Tourism operators responding to climate change: green purchasing
Year of publication: 2010
Publisher: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Type of document: Brochure
Abstract: What is green purchasing? Every purchase you make impacts the environment in some way. Green purchasing means taking environmental considerations, rather than just price, into account when making purchasing decisions. These considerations can include: • Reducing energy and water consumption (also reduces operating costs) • Minimising greenhouse gas emissions (buy local rather than imported products) • Minimising toxic chemicals (such as cleaning products) • Reducing landfill (go for products with minimal packaging) • Buying recycled or reusable products.
Connection to GBRMPA: GBRMPA published this item
Rights: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia. This work is copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without the prior written permission of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.
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