USDA BIOPREFERRED PROGRAM 2018 PRODUCT AUDIT
BioPreferred Program Participant Perspectives
Biobased Radio Podcasts Offered BiWeekly
We Heard You! Listening Session Results for BioPreferred Program

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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BioPreferred Program Participant Perspectives

View a video of USDA BioPreferred Program participants discussing their experiences as participants in the BioPreferred Program.

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Biobased Radio Podcasts Offered BiWeekly

Biobased Radio will feature twice monthly discussions with biobased industry and academic experts. Biobased Radio is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and Stitcher.

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We Heard You! Listening Session Results for BioPreferred Program

As part of the 2018 BIO World Congress, the BioPreferred Program hosted a Stakeholders’ Workshop and Listening Session. Participant feedback has been reviewed and follow-up planned.

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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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