This 22-page resource guide lists over 100 products and details the environmental attributes to consider when purchasing each. There are also links to the green standards that set the ideal product attributes and notes on how to get more information. Among the categories of products listed: Paper and nonpaper office supplies, office equipment and furniture, janitorial cleaners, food service products, exterior and landscaping materials, building maintenance products, vehicle maintenance products and construction materials.

The guide was published in March 2006 by StopWaste.Org, the Alameda County, Calif., Waste Management Authority and Source Reduction and Recycling Board operating as one public agency, but will aid anyone looking to make informed, environmentally sound purchasing decisions.