Portland, Ore., is on a roll. The city has long been recognized for its sustainability efforts, and in 2015 it earned several more achievements. That includes five outstanding case study awards from the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council.
SupplyWorks, a custodial products vendor, went the extra mile in its cooperative purchasing contract, said Jeff LaPorta, Supervisor of Purchasing at the Harford County (Md.) Public Schools. LaPorta spoke recently as part of a U.S. Communities webinar series on cooperative procurement pacts.