San Joaquin County promotes the sustainability of the environment by selecting products and services which:
||~ conserve natural resources, preserver air, soil, and water quality.
~ minimize environmental impacts.
~ eliminate or reduce toxins that create hazards to workers and the community.
~ strengthen and support strong local recycling markets by encouraging County departments to use such products whenever
~ reduce materials that are disposed of in landfill.
~ increase the use of environmentally preferable products.
~ create a model for purchasing recycled products that encourages other purchasers in our community to adopt similar goals.