University at Albany

Green Purchasing

Consumption choices play a large role in sustainability. When buying a product, check out the eco-friendly products available. On campus, there are several examples of green purchasing in action. The University uses only Green Seal approved cleaning products.

Buying Green

Green Purchasing Regulations and Policies

As a state agency, the University follows green purchasing guidelines established in NYS Executive Order 4.


University Hall is Electrically Carbon Neutral

University Hall is on the path towards carbon neutrality by purchasing wind power and carbon offsets to account for the electricity usage from building occupants. Read more here.