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Alliance Purchasing Cooperative

This green edition highlights ways you can leverage the Alliance Purchasing Cooperative to support more sustainable purchasing across your institution.

News and Updates

  • New Bidding & Quoting Solution for Museums - Join us for a live webinar of the Vendor Centric Purchasing Platform on Thursday, May 5th at 2:00pm EDT. We'll provide a demonstration of this new and FREE online tool that will help you get more bids from a larger pool of qualified vendors. Click here to register.

Articles and Best Practices

Is LED Lighting Right for Your Museum?

By Angela Grondz - WESCO


Lighting can have a large impact on how we experience a museum. It’s what draws visitors to the intricacies of a sculpture or the vivid colors of a painting. By illuminating the details of these pieces, museums offer viewers a deeper look at the mastery behind the work.With LED lighting technology, museums can better complement their pieces while offering visitors a more memorable viewing experience. Download our special article on LED lighting for museums! learn:

  • How LEDs maximize quality while also maintaining it
  • Why LEDs are better for the environment – and your budget
  • What you should know going forward


Download the Article >>

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Eco-Friendly Roofing Solutions

By Ron Neely - Garland


Alliance members are continually looking for ways to control roofing costs while also exploring ways to implement more sustainable roofing solutions. These important, yet sometimes conflicting, needs are a big reason we created Garland Greenhouse - our line of sustainable roofing technology alternatives.


Garland Greenhouse products incorporate important aspects of sustainable roofing like pre-consumer recycled content, lowered volatile organic content (VOC) and end-of-life recyclability.


Learn more about Garland Greenhouse >>

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Virtual Cards - a Greener Way to Pay Vendors

By Tom Rogers - Vendor Centric


Paying vendors by check is not only costly and inefficient, it creates a lot of waste. Virtual credit cards are a less costly, more efficient and more sustainable way to pay your vendors. Our free download - The Nonprofit CFO’s Guide to Virtual Credit Cards - provides everything you need to know about virtual cards, including a step-by-step process you can follow to implement a program in as little as 90 days.


Download the Guide >>


Alliance Purchasing Cooperative Preferred Vendors

5 Energy

Energy Procurement


Amigo Mobility

Motorized Mobility Solutions


Classic Party Rentals

Event Supply Rentals and Services


Club Car

Electric Cars and Utility Vehicles


FacilityDude

Maintenance Management Software


Ferguson

Plumbing, MRO & HVAC


Garland/DBS, Inc

Roofing & Building Envelope


Georgia-Pacific Professional

Janitorial Paper Products & Supplies

GOJO

Hand Hygiene & Dispensing Systems


Hollinger Metal Edge

Collections Care Supplies


NPN360

Integrated Marketing Solutions


PPG Paints

Paints, Coatings & Supplies


ProGienics

Visitor Health and Hygiene


Staples Business Advantage

Business & Operations Supplies


Vantiv

Merchant Services


WESCO

LED Lighting & MRO Supplies