New Biobased Reporting Information and Tools for Contracting Officers
America's Bioeconomy Grows Opportunties
Fifth Anniversary of The USDA Certified Biobased Product Label
What Can Bioplastics Be Made Of?
Benefits of BioBased Purchasing Featured in NCMA Magazine

New Biobased Reporting Information and Tools for Contracting Officers

USDA has developed new tools to assist federal contracting officers related to Contractor Reporting of Biobased Product Purchasing

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America's Bioeconomy Grows Opportunties

New infographic shows the U.S. bioeconomy is thriving--supporting millions of jobs, driving economic growth, and expanding opportunities for biobased products from America's farms and forests.

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Fifth Anniversary of The USDA Certified Biobased Product Label

Since its launch, the voluntary labeling initiative has strived to make it easy for consumers to locate and compare biobased products for purchase

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What Can Bioplastics Be Made Of?

A new infographic showcasing the broad array of that resources that bioplastics are made from

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Benefits of BioBased Purchasing Featured in NCMA Magazine

Benefits of biobased product purchasing were highlighted in an article by Marie Wheat in the April 2016 edition of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) magazine.

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I buy for the federal government
BioPreferred information for government buyers

Federal law, the Federal Acquisition Regulation, and Presidential Executive Orders direct federal agencies and their contractors to purchase biobased products in categories identified by USDA.

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I am a consumer
BioPreferred information for consumers

Many retailers and service providers carry biobased products. The USDA Certified Biobased label indicates that the product has been certified by USDA to contain the percent biobased content as shown on the label.

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I sell biobased products
BioPreferred information for sellers

The BioPreferred program offers resources to businesses with biobased products including; a voluntary labeling process, a catalog of biobased products, training, and information on marketing of biobased products in the federal government.

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