New Report on the Impact of America’s Biobased Products Industry
Wood Pallet Association Members' Products Earn the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label
Petcurean's USDA Certified Biobased Package Wins Global Award
Nominations for USDA's "Excellence in BioPreferred Procurement" Awards Being Accepted Now

New Report on the Impact of America’s Biobased Products Industry

A new report demonstrates how the U.S. biobased products industry's growth is generating substantial economic activity and American jobs.

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Wood Pallet Association Members' Products Earn the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label

The BioPreferred® Program and the National Wooden Pallet & Container Association (NWPCA) today announced that all coated and uncoated wood pallets manufactured with NWPCA's Pallet Design System™ (PDS) are now recognized by BioPreferred.

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Petcurean's USDA Certified Biobased Package Wins Global Award

Petcurean is a premium pet food company that specializes in dog and cat food. They are always striving to find solutions that will help make a better world for pets, people and our planet. For instance, they wanted to reduce the use of traditional polyethylene in their GATHER brand's packaging, while still having a bag that was strong, durable and that preserved freshness.

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Nominations for USDA's "Excellence in BioPreferred Procurement" Awards Being Accepted Now

Nominations for the FY 2017 Excellence are now underway. Both USDA employees and USDA contractors are eligible to receive these awards. Nominations are due by June 30, 2017.

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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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