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GSA: Strategically Sustainable

GSA will eliminate its impact on the natural environment and use its government-wide influence to reduce the environmental impact of the federal government. == GSA Sustainability Plan; The agency unveils ambitious plan to reduce the environmental impact of the federal government and work to eliminate its own carbon footprint. Read the plan

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SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS

Opportunities for change available now:

As GSA provides services for federally owned facilities across the country, it seeks to reduce its environmental footprint.
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GSA’s goal is to provide superior workplaces that eliminate all damage to the environment from building operations.
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Sustainable construction and design seek to reduce negative impacts on the environment and the health of building occupants, thereby improving building performance.
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Modern technological advances have made the virtual workplace (teleworking) a standard business tool that enables employees to work away from the traditional office.
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GSA helps federal agencies protect the environment through programs such as waste collection, recycling, and energy-saving property disposal.
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GSA offers a wide variety of alternative-fuel vehicles that reduce harmful emissions in the air and help decrease America's dependence on foreign oil.
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GSA offers two travel programs that can help federal agencies meet their sustainability goals.
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GSA offers sustainable technology products, services, and end-to-end solutions to meet your critical needs.
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SF Tools logo SFTool is a one-stop online resource to support decision-making regarding sustainable building principles, materials and systems.
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A PROVING GROUND FOR INNOVATION

Learn how GSA is developing and evaluating green technologies and practices:

GSA is leading a Task Force with the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency to prepare a national strategy for electronics stewardship.
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GSA developed the Carbon Footprint Tool to assist agencies in managing their greenhouse gas emissions and measuring green investment return on investment (ROI).
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GSA is Greening the Supply Chain by incorporating incentives to make the supply chains of its vendors more environmentally-friendly.
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The EV Pilot Program is a targeted investment to incorporate electric vehicles and charging infrastructure into the Federal government’s vehicle and building portfolios as a first step to growing the number of electric vehicles in the federal fleet over time.
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thumbnail for Recovery.govGSA is driving the construction, transportation, energy, and automotive industries toward green projects and technologies that invest in the jobs and economy of the future.
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The Green Purchasing Plan is GSA’s policy to ensure that the products the agency purchases meet a comprehensive set of environmentally sustainable criteria.
Read the plan [PDF - 1.70 MB] 

GSA leads the way in green building design, construction, retrofit and sustainable operations and maintenance.
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CONTACTS

Go Green, GSA Environmental Initiatives,