New Biobased Reporting Information and Tools for Contracting Officers
America's Bioeconomy Grows Opportunties
Benefits of BioBased Purchasing Featured in NCMA Magazine
BioPreferred Partner Spotlight: Verdezyne

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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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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BioPreferred Partner Spotlight: Verdezyne

We are grateful for the participation of hundreds of companies currently taking part in the USDA BioPreferred Program. One of those companies is California-based Verdezyne, Inc., a program participant since June, 2015.

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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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