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USDA Designates 10 More Biobased Items for Federal Procurement

October 11, 2006

Source: USDA

The Federal Biobased Products Preferred Procurement Program, dubbed "BioPreferred" as part of an effort to educate federal purchasers is quickly gaining momentum. The U.S. Agriculture Department (USDA) has designated 10 more product categories, representing 480 total products, to receive special consideration by all federal agencies when making purchases. The new items include everything from cleaners and clothing to durable films and concrete sealers. For more information on the BioPreferred Program, visit the USDA’s website at

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