Maryland Green Purchasing

Resources for Agency Reporting​

State agencies are required by statute to report annually on their green purchases. 

State Finance & Procurement Article §14–405:

On or before September 1 of each year, each State unit shall report to the Department of General Services on the unit’s procurement of environmentally preferable products and services as a percentage of the unit’s gross purchases during the preceding fiscal year, including the types and quantities of products and services procured.

Guidance on Agency Reporting​ 

Have questions on where to start? Review this document. 

Agency Green Reporting Template​ 

Use this template to report on Agency-level green purchases. 

Fiscal Year 2021 Reporting Schedule 


Quarter Spend Period Vendor Data Due
to Agency
Agency Data Due
to DGS
Q1 and Q2 July 1 – December 31, 2020 January 31, 2021 February 12, 2021
Q3 January 1 – March 31, 2021 April 30, 2021 May 14, 2021
Q4 April 1 – June 30, 2021 July 31, 2021 August 13, 2021
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