April 2012

View entire RFP Law Enforcement Apparel, Equipment and Fitting Services on a Requirements Basis RFP for Law Enforcement Apparel and Fitting Services (600.51 KB)

This procurement was for the supply of law enforcement apparel, equipment and fitting services for the Multnomah County Sheriffs' Office.

Sustainability Questions Used:

Describe your company’s efforts to source textiles (or manufacture textiles) that are manufactured in a manner that reduces the use of toxic chemicals throughout the life-cycle of the product. In your response, specifically address the following. Include a description as to how your company ensures compliance with any stated certifications or best practices.

a. Whether or not your company uses ( and /or sources products made with) substances listed on the American Apparel & Footwear Association’s Restricted Substance List.

b. Whether any of the proposed products in your response to this solicitation are certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard http://www.global-standard.org/, http://www.oeko-tex.com/oekotex100_public/content5.asp?area=hauptmenue&s... or other third-party environmental or fair labor certification for textiles. If so, indicate which of the proposed products are certified to which standards.

c. Any other best practices used by your company that reduce the use of toxic chemicals in the manufacture of the proposed products.