Green Public Procurement criteria for construction contracts

Renata Kozik


This paper describes the legal conditions for the award of Green Public Procurement for construction works. Environmental criteria that can be used in contracts for construction works are also presented. The author presents current practice in green procurement organized by Polish authorities.

Słowa kluczowe: Green Public Procurement, environmental criteria, works

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