USDA Aims To Expand BioPreferred List

Law360, New York (September 14, 2011, 5:37 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a proposed rule revision Wednesday that would add air fresheners and deodorizers, candles and wax melts, and 11 other categories of biobased products to its list of preferred items for federal procurement.

The USDA's latest proposed amendment to its “Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement” would designate 13 new product categories for inclusion in its BioPreferred Program, which is aimed at promoting the increased purchase and use of biobased products made from renewable materials by federal agencies and...
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