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Green Purchasing

Purchasing across Roosevelt University incorporates responsible practices such as:

  • Using 100% post-consumer waste paper
  • FSA certified wood products
  • Green cleaning supplies
  • Reduced packaging
  • Low- or no-VOC finishes
  • Caulks and mastics
  • EnergyStar rated lighting and LEDs
  • Lighting control sensors to turn off lights when not in use
  • LEED-certified new construction
  • Regular recommissioning and reassessment of energy efficiency across the University

Roosevelt also purchases green office supplies whenever possible, reuses boxes and equipment and boxes and purchases refurbished furniture every day.