Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office Awards Bioenergy Research and Development
Biobased Intermediates Advance the Shoe Industry
Biobased Products Used in Construction of Crescent District Office for USDA Forest Service
BioPreferred Accomplishments for Fiscal Year 2018
Cleveland, Ohio Invests in Biobased Products
Kennedy Space Center Visitors View Rocket Launches from Biobased Artifical Grass

Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office Awards Bioenergy Research and Development

Thirty-six projects totaling $80 million were funded by the Department of Energy’s Bioenergy’s Technologies Office to support early-stage biobased research and development.

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Biobased Intermediates Advance the Shoe Industry

Shoe companies worldwide are seeking ways to make their shoes more sustainable. Biobased intermediates are part of the answer.

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Biobased Products Used in Construction of Crescent District Office for USDA Forest Service

In constructing the new Crescent Ranger District Office of the Deschutes National Forest Service, the Forest Service and their contractor were thoughtful in their selection of biobased construction products.

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BioPreferred Accomplishments for Fiscal Year 2018

In Fiscal Year 2018, 392 applications representing 578 individual products were awarded the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label, representing the highest number of labels awarded in a single Fiscal Year since Program inception!

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Cleveland, Ohio Invests in Biobased Products

Cleveland, Ohio is committed to a sustainability agenda that includes the use of biobased products in multiple venues.

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Kennedy Space Center Visitors View Rocket Launches from Biobased Artifical Grass

The lawn outside the NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is a USDA Certified Biobased Labeled product: an artificial grass derived from soybeans.

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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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