Maryland Green Purchasing

​​Resources for Vendors
Thank you for your interest in doing Green business with the State of Maryland! Vendors are welcome to attend Green Purchasing Committee quarterly meetings, which are open to the public. You may also want to subscribe to the Buy Green newsletter to stay up to date. Finally, check out our Annual Reports to see how vendors have continued to provide environmentally preferable solutions to the State of Maryland!

What’s considered “green” in Maryland? This document lists the environmental standards and certifications that are GPC-approved. 

If required to report quarterly sales data, please use the linked reporting template.

Currently, the State is collecting quarterly sales data from vendors holding key statewide contracts in the following categories: 

  • Construction & Maintenance products (e.g., HVAC units, Piping, tools, hardware)
  • Electronic & IT Products, Appliances (e.g., computers, displays, servers, phones, imaging
    equipment, washers, vending machines, refrigerators, etc.)
  • Food Service Ware (e.g., disposable or reusable dishware, utensils, paper napkins, etc.)
  • Janitorial Supplies (e.g., cleaners, disinfectants, cleaning supplies)
  • Lighting Products (e.g., lightbulbs, lamps, fixtures)
  • Office Supplies (e.g., copy paper, notebooks, pads, toners & cartridges, pens, etc.)
  • Paints & Coatings
Reporting Schedule for FY 2024
QuarterSpend PeriodVendor Data Due
to Agency
July 1 – September 30, 2023
October 29, 2023
​October 1 - December 31, 2023
​​February 2, 2024
Q3January 1 – March 31, 2024
May 3, 2024
Q4April 1 – June 30, 2024
August 2, 2024
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