FY 2017 USDA Excellence in BioPreferred Procurement Awards
Report Released on the Impact of America’s Biobased Products Industry
Biobased Asphalt Restorer Extends Life of Highways

FY 2017 USDA Excellence in BioPreferred Procurement Awards

Two Forest Service Employees and USDA contractor, Human Potential Consultants, received the FY 2017 USDA Excellence in BioPreferred Procurement Awards. Photo: Vernell Thompson (center, BioPreferred Program) presents awards to USDA's Erin Hollenshead (left, Forest Service) and Dan McCusker (accepting on behalf of Cele Aguiree-Bravo, Forest Service).

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

The BioPreferred Program has released a report demonstrating how the U.S. biobased products industry’s growth is generating substantial economic activity and American jobs.

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Biobased Asphalt Restorer Extends Life of Highways

Tennessee's Department of Transportation is using a biobased asphalt restorer to extend the life of its roads.

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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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