USDA BioPreferred

GSA Advantage! Federal Government purchasing website

YouTube: Biobased Products Coalition


Presidential Mandate – Feb. 21, 2012

President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum today directing the Federal Government to take decisive steps to dramatically increase the purchase of biobased products over the next two years, which will create jobs and drive innovation where biobased products are grown and manufactured.  The Memorandum will also result in a 50% increase in the number of new products that are designated as biobased.  Biobased products include items like paints, soaps and detergents and are developed from farm grown plants, rather than chemicals or petroleum bases. The biobased products sector marries the two most important economic engines for rural America: agriculture and manufacturing. Click for full press release.

%d bloggers like this: