USDA BIOPREFERRED PROGRAM 2018 PRODUCT AUDIT
Report Released on the Impact of America’s Biobased Products Industry
Biobased Asphalt Restorer Extends Life of Highways

USDA BIOPREFERRED PROGRAM 2018 PRODUCT AUDIT

The BioPreferred Program routinely audits the biobased products that our Program qualifies (for mandatory Federal purchasing, no label) and certifies (through the voluntary labeling initiative with third-party biobased content testing). There are approximately 15,000 total products the BioPreferred Program recognizes through these two initiatives, or parts, of the Program.

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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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