To encourage wider adoption of zero waste in the supply chain.
Ask vendors about their zero waste goals and their strategy to achieve those goals. If no goal is in place, encourage them to embrace a goal. Establish a policy or standard practice giving preference to vendors that take an active role in pursuing their zero waste goals.
Ask if vendors have a zero waste policy, what are their zero waste goals, and how they are working to achieve their goals. Offer technical assistance and information to help vendors accomplish their goals. Encourage vendors to adopt the Zero Waste International Alliance’s definition of zero waste.
- Narrative describing how facility asks vendors about zero waste policies and goals. Narrative should also describe preference for zero waste vendors during selection process. If applicable, narrative should describe how vendors are asked to embrace zero waste goal.
- Documentation of requests for information (questionnaire, forms, emails, letters) and if applicable request to establish zero waste goal.
- Documentation of preference policy.
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