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Sustainable Purchasing

Farmer's MarketDid You Know?
Tacoma has over 50 business that are designated "EnviroStars" by the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. Find out where they are using the Tacoma Green Living Guide

What is Sustainable Purchasing?

Being conscious of how you spend your money is an important part of living sustainably. Many businesses around Tacoma offer consumers environmentally friendly products and services. 


Green Living Guide Map
More Resources Related to Sustainable Purchasing

Go Local
Shopping locally is one way to reduce your carbon footprint. Go Local connects local independent businesses to consumers, resources, educational opportunities and each other, building a prosperous community.

Businesses for an Environmentally Sustainable Tacoma-Pierce County (BEST)
Citizens for a Healthy Bay, the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber, the City of Tacoma, and Go Local are now partnering on the Businesses for an Environmentally Sustainable Tacoma-Pierce county (BEST) program! The Environmental Business Alliance (EB Alliance) was created to help Pierce County businesses improve their environmental performance and increase their profitability. The Alliance provides members access to resources and information about environmentally sustainable practices. For more information visit the BEST website

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department EnviroStars  
The EnviroStars program certifies companies' efforts to reduce pollution and hazardous waste and helps consumers identify environmentally friendly businesses in their communities. To find out more about EnviroStars in Pierce County please contact Troy Rowan at (253) 798-6429 or e-mail him at trowan@tpchd.org

Chinook Book 
Chinook Book helps you save money at local businesses that do good things for the environment and the community. Visit the Chinook Book website to get more information or purchase a Chinook book or download the app to your phone.