Sustainable Purchasing

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Elevate Sustainability

How Send 123 Source Enables Eco-Forward Product Education, Transparency and Increased Sustainable Purchasing by Customers

Overall, Send 123 Source’s platform provides customers with access to a wide selection of eco products for their businesses, while providing them with an average 20% financial savings and 50% time savings. Since 2016, Send 123 Source clients have experienced a 90% decrease in ordering mistakes and been able to increase the recycled content of their purchasing by 229% recycled content.

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Raw Eco Score

We developed an extensive and comprehensive scoring system to ensure that all of the products on Send 123 Source are eco forward. The RAW ECO SCORE helps customers pick products that adhere to high standards, which allows customers to buy with full transparency.

We only select products manufactured with a minimum of fifty percent-recycled materials or agricultural fibers - except for inks, toner, soaps, and sanitizers, of course. These get a pass on our recycled content baseline as they are business must-haves and fit some of our other criteria for ranking: such as reduced packaging, non-toxic and natural ingredients, or local production.

The RAW ECO SCORE takes into account the degree to which products, manufactures, and customers are eco-forward. RAW ECO SCORE includes the following criteria:


Source, certified forest,
management and sensitive
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Raw Materials

Recovered content,
water withdrawal and
energy use


Air quality, water quality,
solid waste and mercury

Social Impact

Labor and human rights, human health and safety, and North American made

Our Eco-Conscious
Evaluation System

Ethical Sourcing

Rigorous assessment of the sustainability and ethics of our supply sources.

Sustainable Materials

Prioritizing products made with recycled and environmentally friendly materials.

Eco-Friendly Manufacturing

Evaluating the environmental impact of production methods used by our suppliers.

Energy Efficiency

Championing products that reduce energy consumption to contribute to a more sustainable business model

Social Responsibility

Ensuring fair labor practices and supporting North American manufacturers.

Health and Safety Standards

Selecting products that are not only effective but also safe for both users and the environment.

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Send 123 Source

Send 123 Source uses Artificial Intelligence to assess new and prospective customer company’s previous purchases and supply needs. We help customers to consider both identical and green product options at discounted rates to help them make more informed purchasing choices. After reviewing the potential financial savings and benefits of switching to a more eco-friendly product option, customers can easily place orders and reorders from through a pre-populated individually curated program.

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ECO Checklist

The ECO checklist is a free tool that allows customers to analyze how green their company is and identifies opportunities for improvement through practices and purchasing. See here

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Carbon Neutral Products

Send 123 Source offsets 100% of greenhouse gas emissions related to products at no extra charge. This allows customers to contribute to climate action and advance their company's sustainability objectives through their purchases.

Our supply chain is meticulously designed to be carbon-neutral to maximize commitment to environmental stewardship.

Join Our Commitment to Positive Change

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Where do we see the GreenHouse Gas Emissions?

Send 123 Source customers with an account and curated favorites can now view the greenhouse gas emissions for all their purchased products. Each product page on the Send 123 Source website displays the pounds of greenhouse gas produced, indicating the offset upon purchase.

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Emissions Calculations

The emissions calculations we are using take into account the emissions from raw materials, processing, production, intermediate shipping, packaging and delivery to your doorstep. Our life cycle assessments have covered the greenhouse gas emissions from a product’s “cradle,” to the “gate,” or a “Cradle-to- gate” scope of calculation.

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The Green House Gas Carbon Emissions for this product is 45.0144 pounds and is comprised of 3.54% shipping, 14.60% packaging, 21.05% materials & 60.82% manufacturing.


What is the methodology?

To achieve this, we collaborated with Carbon Credit Capital to gather data on each product we offer. Our analysis covers emissions from raw material stages, processing into intermediate products, manufacturing finished goods, and shipping emissions.

Emissions Calculations Assumptions

If you are interested to learn more, you can find a list of our assumptions made to make the calculations that make this all possible below:

Emissions from inbound raw materials procurement is the average emissions from all products’ point of manufacture to port of destination trucking emissions, and is applied to all products universal

Point of origin for products is designated as capital of origin country, or most well known manufacturing hub within origin country

Port of origin is designated as the nearest international port to the origin city

Mode of transportation from city to port of origin is designated as by truck

Port of destination is designated as one of three potential

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Free Ebook

A guide to creating a more environmentally friendly business.

  • Selecting business supplies with an eco-friendly focus.
  • Managing electronic waste responsibly.
  • Understanding that energy conservation goes beyond simply switching off lights.
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Transforming your Business Procurement with Send 123 Source