Action Plan to increase the proportion of green public procurements and green innovation report

The Norwegian Agency for Public and Financial Management published a 2021 action plan covering a range of sectors including construction, building and property. One of the recommended key priorities for contracting authorities was the promotion of a circular economy, through lifecycle calculations, improving land use, better maintenance, reuse of existing buildings, use of materials that can be repaired, reused or recycled, waste segregation and recovery of waste material, and the less use of substances hazardous to human health and the environment.