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The Community Purchasing Alliance in Washington, DC

| Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Feb 2, 2017 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

The Community Purchasing Alliance  of Washington, DC is making waves demonstrating the results of cooperative purchasing for energy, waste and recycling, and many other building management goods and services. Learn  a little bit about who they are and what they are accomplishing by watching their introductory video below.


About Neil Seldman

Neil Seldman, Ph.D., co-founded the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and is the Director of the Waste to Wealth Initiative. He specializes in helping cities and counties recover increasing amounts of materials from the waste stream and add value to the local economy  through new processing and manufacturing facilities.  Neil also serves on ILSR’s Board of Directors.

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