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... As major users of diverse goods and services, airport operators have the opportunity to drive environmental sustainability performance improvements at airports through the integration of new language in contracts. FAA and national, state, and local legislation encourage and require airport operators to operate and manage their airports in an environmentally sound way.
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... 2 sustainability is in the early stages. Although airport operators acknowledge the opportunity in this area, and are making inroads at using procurement as a means of driving sustainability, the practice is not consistently applied.
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... 3 Throughout a typical airport procurement process each stage presents an opportunity for integrating sustainability considerations. The following five stages of a typical airport procurement process were assessed and the opportunity to consider environmental sustainability is described: • Product or service identified In this first stage of procurement, the airport operator needs to ascertain the following: – How does procuring this service or product impact the sustainability footprint of the airport?

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