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About BioPreferred
Training Resources and Tools for Federal and Federal Contractor Personnel

BioPreferred Federal Procurement Preference Program Training

Description: An introduction to your responsibilities under the BioPreferred Federal Procurement Preference Training

Format: Web-based Training: Approximately 1 hour

BioPreferred Federal Procurement Preference Program Training

Description: An introduction to your responsibilities under the BioPreferred Federal Procurement Preference Training

Format: Video: Approximately 10 minutes

Purchasing Green Products

Description: Specifically for purchase card holders, this training covers all of the Federal government-recognized green purchasing categories

Format: Web-based Training; Approximately 1 hour

Success Stories in the BioPreferred Procurement Preference Program

Description: How federal agencies are making BioPreferred work within their scope of responsibility

Format: Video; approximately 12 minutes

Biobased Products in the U.S. Today

How biobased products are being used in the private sector and state and local governments.

Format: Video; approximately 10 minutes

Buying Smart! Using a Lifecycle Checklist

A useful tool to help determine the total lifecycle costs of biobased products as compared to their non-biobased counterparts.

Format: Video + Lifecycle checklist; approximately 15 minutes

The U.S. Green Building Council and the LEED Building Standards

Description: Learn more about Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system for green buildings including construction, remodeling, and operations

Format: Video: Approximately 9 minutes

BioPreferred Classroom Training

Description: A resource for instructors who wish to introduce the BioPreferred Procurement Preference Training in a classroom setting

Format: Instructor guide, student guide, slides, and other resources; Approximately 2 hours


Procurement Resources

Contract Templates
Provides contracting language for Section C "Statement of Work," Section L "Instructions to Offerors" and Section M "Evaluation Factors for Award" in contracts for various types of services that use biobased products.

Sample Biobased Contract Language provided for:
Custodial Services - PDF (206Kb)
Food Services/Cafeteria - PDF (209Kb)
Grounds Maintenance - PDF (209Kb)
Minor Construction - PDF (309Kb)
Operations and Maintenance - PDF (206Kb)
Vehicle Maintenance - PDF (206Kb)


Factsheet on Using Purchase Card to Purchase Biobased Products

Provide a factsheet for agency purchase card holders on how to purchase BioPreferred designated items using purchase cards. It includes a listing of web sites (supply sites) where BioPreferred items are readily available.

 
 
 
 
 
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