Environmental goals

Product group

Fuel

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Fuel is one of the industrial sectors responsible for the by far greatest emission of carbon dioxide, as far as sales to the public sector are concerned (The Swedish EPA's report 5903

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Konsumtionens klimatpåverkan

[The effect of consumption on the climate]). Another significant environmental impact resulting from the production of fuel is the usage of water and pesticides, and the effect that these have on land and aquatic environments.

It is important that demands are made of both renewable and fossil fuels. The raw materials used to produce fuel have a significant impact on overall carbon emissions, but also on biodiversity. The fuels currently available on the market differ both in terms of production method and climate impact, and there is therefore great potential for contracting authorities to choose a more environmentally beneficial alternative. For more information about each individual criterion, see the "Justification" text.

The criteria for fuel are intended to be used in the procurement of fuel. The criteria can also be used, either in their entirety or partially, in the procurement of services and contracts where the majority of the environmental impact results from fuel, such as bus and cleaning contracts.

Subject of procurement

Petrol (98 octane), petrol containing a proportion of renewable raw materials (95 octane), diesel containing a proportion of renewable raw materials, diesel, CNG gas, E85, ED95, biodiesel/FAME, LPG, alkylate benzene

Environmental goals

Application instructions

The criteria for fuel are intended to be used in the procurement of fuel. The criteria can also be used, either in their entirety or partially, in the procurement of services and contracts where fuel is responsible for much of the environmental impact, such as public transport, bus and cleaning contracts.

Criteria work

Start
Jun 2018
Referral start
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Referral end
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Publish
Jul 2019

Pending criteria