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File #: 2010-0177    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 3/2/2010 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: Final action: 4/27/2010
Enactment date: 4/27/2010 Enactment #: 11
Effective date: 5/3/2010    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code Title Six, Conduct, Article I: Regulated Rights and Actions, Chapter 619: Refuse Collection and Recycling, by deleting §619.10 City Procurement of Recycled Products and at Title One, Administrative, Article XII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, by adding § 161.39 Environmentally Preferred Purchases.
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 01 - ADMINISTRATIVE, PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 06 - CONDUCT
Attachments: 1. 2010-0177.doc, 2. 2010-0177 REVISED.doc
Presenter
Presented by Mr. Peduto

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Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code Title Six, Conduct, Article I: Regulated Rights and Actions, Chapter 619: Refuse Collection and Recycling, by deleting §619.10 City Procurement of Recycled Products and at Title One, Administrative, Article XII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, by adding § 161.39 Environmentally Preferred Purchases.

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WHEREAS, the adoption of Environmentally Preferred Purchasing (EPP) practices will require purchasing officials to buy products that have minimal impact on the environment, including energy-efficient appliances, products that contain the maximum level of post-consumer waste and/or recyclable content, and products that are both durable and reusable, and

WHEREAS, these practices encourage the purchase and use of materials, products, and services that best align with the City's fiscal, environmental and performance goals, and

WHEREAS, the purchase of these products and materials will minimize toxicity, conserve energy, natural resources, and material and maximize recycled content and recyclability.

Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh City Code is hereby amended at TITLE SIX, CONDUCT, ARTICLE I: REGULATED RIGHTS AND ACTIONS, CHAPTER 619: REFUSE COLLECTION AND RECYCLING, by deleting §619.10 CITY PROCUREMENT OF RECYCLED PRODUCTS, as follows:

§ 619.10 CITY PROCUREMENT OF RECYCLED PRODUCTS.
The Department of Finance or its designee shall review and revise all product procurement specifications to purchase products containing recycled materials, wherever feasible. The Department shall submit an annual report to the Mayor and Council on its activities and progress in increasing its purchase of products containing recycled materials.

Section 2. The Pittsburgh City Code is hereby supplemented at TITLE ONE, ADMINISTRATIVE, ARTICLE XII: PROCEDURES, CHAPTER 161: CONTRACTS, by adding §161.39 Environment...

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