Several green roofs at the USCGH in Washington, DC.

The ROI for green roofs provides more than a pretty view


Green roofs seem futuristic, like gardens and oases spread out over building tops that before were shimmering with heat. A federal agency like the U.S. General Services Administration might seem like an unlikely innovator in that scenario. But if you…

Sustainability blog

Ten Ways GSA is Making Progress Towards Sustainability Goals


In 2022, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) took major strides toward helping the federal government lead by example and leverage its buying power and building footprint to combat climate change and create clean energy jobs.GSA is working to…

GSS Blog

Ready, Set, STED: Speeding Up Sustainable Acquisition


Imagine if a federal agency could more easily find and buy products that are cheaper and better for the environment. That’s exactly what’s happening through a collaboration between GSA and the Department of Defense’s Sustainable…

Last Reviewed: 2023-03-27