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ECO-Buy Associate Membership

Supplier: ECO-Buy

Associate Membership provides a web-based green purchasing program based on our successful local government and business programs. Associate Members can develop their own program utilising a package of ECO-Buy resources and tools.

Price Guide: POA

Associate

  • Designed to assist those organisations who are not ready for direct full membership involvement or who do not fit within our other membership programs
  • Associate Membership provides a great value for money alternative.
  • Associate Members are required to make a general commitment to green purchasing and to complete a simple annual online progress survey. 


Associate Membership benefits include:

  • Access to ECO-Guide, a practical guide on implementing your green purchasing program
  • Access to ECO-Find, our database of green products and suppliers 
  • ECO-Bonus scheme for discounts on green products
  • Acknowledgement as a recognised Associate Member of ECO-Buy
  • Associate Member certificate
  • Quarterly newsletter and Associate Member updates
  • Annual online survey to assess your green purchasing progress
  • Invitations to attend ECO-Buy and other events and networking opportunities
  • Discounts on ECO-Buy green purchasing training

Generally, membership of ECO-Buy's programs consist of 7 steps:

  1. Nominate a staff person to coordinate implementation of the ECO-Buy program
  2. Establish a Working Group
  3. Develop, adopt and implement a Green Purchasing Policy
  4. Develop and implement an annual Action Plan
  5. Establish a system to track the purchasing of green products
  6. Provide an Annual Report to ECO-Buy on your organisation's purchasing of green products.
  7. Review and improve green purchasing plan