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Consultation on the proposed EU Green Public Procurement (GPP) criteria for indoor lighting and tissue paper and the related Technical Background Reports

Policy field(s)  

Green Public Procurement

Target group(s):

Member States, companies and business associations, suppliers, SMEs, researchers, civil society

Period of consultation

                        From 18 May  to 15 July 2011

Objective of the consultation

In order to facilitate the uptake of Green Public Procurement, the European Commission is developing EU GPP criteria for the use by contracting authorities throughout the European Union. The development process includes a consultation inviting comments by interested parties. The present consultation relates to the product groups "Indoor Lighting" and "Tissue Paper".

How to submit your contribution

We welcome contributions from citizens, organisations and public authorities.

  • If you are answering this consultation on behalf of an organisation, please click here to submit your contribution.

Stakeholders are encouraged to send their input electronically to the following functional mailbox, mentioning "EU GPP Criteria" in the subject line:

Written or printed submissions could be sent to the following postal address:
European Commission
DG Environment, Unit C1 Sustainable Production and Consumption
Stakeholder consultation on GPP criteria
B-1049 Brussels

Please state clearly your name, the name of the organisation on whose behalf you are submitting the contribution, and your status in the organisation.

It is important to read the specific privacy statement attached to this consultation for information on how your personal data and contribution will be dealt with.

View the consultation document

Please find attached, for your review and comments, draft Technical Background Reports and draft EU GPP criteria - for these two new product groups: Indoor lighting and Tissue Paper. The contractor working on these documents is BRE, UK.

Draft Technical Background Reports

Draft EU GPP criteria

Reference documents and other, related consultations

Background to the consultation process

Contact details

responsible service

DG-ENV, C1 Sustainable Production and Consumption


postal address

The European Commission, DG ENV, Unit C.1, B-1049 Brussels

Number of responses received to this consultation

View the contributions

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Results of consultation and next steps

Protection of personal data

Specific privacy statement