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BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has published guidelines that encourage local and national public authorities to use EU legislation on public procurement to promote the purchase of environmentally friendly goods and services. Brussels' "interpretive communication" on the subject does not advise local and national governments adapt procurement practices so that environmental good practice automatically becomes a sales condition. Instead, it advises public authorities to decide at the outset that they want to buy services or goods that are ...


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