Decision details

Sustainable Products Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To adopt the Sustainable Products Policy


That the Sustainable Products Policy be adopted, in line with the Council’s commitments to resource and waste management, and mitigation and adaption to Climate Change.

Reasons for the decision:

South Holland District Council is committed to ensuring a sustainable approach to resource management and adoption of this policy is listed as a corporate priority in the South and East Lincolnshire Council’s Partnership Annual Delivery Plan. The Sustainable Products Policy will assist us in establishing practices for a more sustainable procurement future, thereby supporting us in meeting our net zero targets and reducing the environmental impact of our operational activities, in line with the Climate Change Strategy). 

Alternative options considered:

Not to adopt the Sustainable Products Policy however, local authorities have a legal obligation to produce plans and policies to adapt to and mitigate climate change in line with the provisions of the Climate Change Act 2008. This policy will assist the Council in achieving our net zero targets in line with the Climate Change Strategy, alongside other co-benefits

Wards Affected: (All Wards);



Contact: Forrest White, Democratic Services Assistant Email:

Report author: Forrest White

Publication date: 16/11/2022

Date of decision: 15/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 15/11/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/11/2022

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