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Revision of the EU Green Public Procurement (GPP) criteria for Furniture. Technical Report: Final version.

Revision of the EU Green Public Procurement (GPP) criteria for Furniture. Technical Report: Final version.
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Abstract: 
This report presents criteria that can be applied to furniture products via procurement exercises that may directly or indirectly reduce their environmental impact. A broader approach to furniture procurement has been taken by not only considering the procurement of new furniture but also the procurement of furniture refurbishment services and End of Life collection services. Particular focus is placed on the presence/emission of hazardous substances that may be added to materials used in furniture products. A number of furniture criteria have been proposed that are of particular relevance to circularity, e.g. design for disassembly and repair, spare part availability and warranties.