14 Juni 2013

Contractors frustrated with cuts to bio-based purchasing program

Lapse in BioPreferred funding to suspend trials in development of environmentally friendly products

An Agriculture Department program that helps agencies buy environmentally friendly products made from biological or agricultural materials suffered a setback in January when Congress failed to extend funding that would allow it to test new products.

And that has some contractors frustrated.

… Full text: www.federaltimes.com/article/20130614/FACILITIES01/306140008/Contractors-frustrated-cuts-bio-based-purchasing-program?odyssey=nav%7Chead

Tags: decontaminate, water, soil, BioPreferred program, environmentally friendly oil, quipment cleaners, eating utensils, packaging materials, wood, Farm Bill

Source: Federal Times, 2013-06-14.


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