Wyndham City Council is committed to increasing its level of sustainable procurement in order to minimise the environmental impact it has through its purchase of goods and services. Council conducts annual sustainable purchasing reporting through ECO-Buy, the summary of the 2016-17 is below:
- Total spend on sustainable goods and services $8,305,133. Examples of these environmentally sustainable products can include the use of recycled content asphalt and energy efficient products.
- Sustainable procurement spend overall was 4.5% of total Council expenditure.
- The purchase of paper and mobile garbage bins have contributed to environmental savings of 0.3 hectares of land and 171 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent.