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  • Cafeteria & Food Services

    Includes the preparation and offering of food and beverage items, waste management, and the ongoing management of the cafeteria space.

  • Electronic Equipment Leasing

    Includes the supply, operations and maintenance, and disposal of electronic products, such as computers or imaging equipment.

  • Fleet Maintenance

    Includes routine servicing and maintenance of fleet vehicles, such as oil changes.

  • Janitorial Services

    Includes the cleaning and upkeep of a wide variety of space types, such as office spaces, cafeterias, bathroom, and fitness facilities.

  • Landscaping Services

    Includes routine maintenance (e.g., mowing, fertilizing, watering), development of new sites (from design to execution), and/or the rehabilitation of existing space (e.g., tree removal, installation of irrigation systems).

  • Laundry Services

    Includes washing, drying, pressing, and/or dry cleaning of government-owned clothing, linens, and other items.

  • Meeting & Conference Services

    Includes all activities related to planning and executing meetings or conferences.

  • Pest Management

    Includes the planning, development, operations, and maintenance for pest control and removal at federal facilities and on other properties.

Products

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  • Two-Cycle Engine Oils

    Lubricants designed for use in 2-cycle engines to provide lubrication, decreased spark plug fouling, reduced deposit formation, and/or reduced engine wear.

    • BioPreferred
    • (34% biobased content)
  • Adhesive and Mastic Removers

    Solvent products formulated for use in removing asbestos, carpet, and tile mastics as well as adhesive materials, including glue, tape, and gum, from various surface types.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (58% biobased content)
  • Bathroom and Spa Cleaners

    Products that are designed to clean and/or prevent deposits on surfaces found in bathrooms and spas including, but not necessarily limited to, bath tubs and spas, shower stalls, shower doors, shower c...

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred
    • (74% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
    • AND
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Green Seal GS-37
    • EcoLogo/UL 2759

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Building Insulation

    Insulation made from recovered materials is available for thermal insulating applications. The product is available in several forms including rolls, loose-fill and spray foam. Insulation also can inc...

    • CPG
    • BioPreferred
  • Carpet

    Floor coverings composed of woven, tufted, or knitted fiber and a backing system.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • BioPreferred
  • Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners, General Purpose

    Cleaning products formulated specifically for use in cleaning carpets and upholstery, through a dry or wet process, found in locations such as houses, cars, and workplaces.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred
    • (54% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
    • AND
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Green Seal GS-37
    • EcoLogo/UL 2759

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners, Spot Removers

    Carpet and upholstery cleaners formulated for use in removing spots or stains in a small confined area.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred
    • (7% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
    • AND
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Green Seal GS-37
    • EcoLogo/UL 2759

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Chain and Cable Lubricants

    Products designed to provide lubrication in such applications as bar and roller chains, sprockets, and wire ropes and cables. Products may also prevent rust and corrosion in these applications.

    • BioPreferred
    • (77% biobased content)
  • Composite Panels

    Engineered products designed for use in structural walls, curtain walls, floors and flat roofs in commercial buildings.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred
  • Compost

    Decayed organic material used as a plant fertilizer.

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • BioPreferred
    • CPG
  • Biobased

    • BioPreferred
    • (89% biobased content)
  • Concrete and Asphalt Release Fluids

    Products that are designed to provide a lubricating barrier between the composite surface materials (e.g., concrete or asphalt) and the container (e.g., wood or metal forms, truck beds, roller surface...

    Categories:
    Roadway Construction
    • BioPreferred
    • (87% biobased content)
  • Diesel Fuel Additives

    (1) Any substance, other than one composed solely of carbon and/or hydrogen, that is intentionally added to diesel fuel (including any added to a motor vehicle's fuel system) and that is not intention...

    • BioPreferred
    • (90% biobased content)
  • Disposable Containers

    Products designed to be used for temporary storage or transportation of materials including, but not limited to, food items.

    Categories:
    Cafeteria Products
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels below.
    • Statutory Requirement
    • BioPreferred
    • (72% biobased content)
    • AND
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • BPI certified compostable
    • (provided composting available)

    • For more information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Disposable Cutlery

    Hand-held, disposable utensils designed for one-time use in eating food.

    Categories:
    Cafeteria Products
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels below.
    • Statutory Requirement
    • BioPreferred
    • (48% biobased content)
    • AND
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • BPI certified compostable
    • (provided composting available)

    • For more information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Disposable Tableware

    Products made from, or coated with, plastic resins and used in dining, such as drink ware and dishware, including but not limited to cups, plates, bowls, and serving platters, and that are designed fo...

    Categories:
    Cafeteria Products
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels below.
    • Statutory Requirement
    • BioPreferred
    • (72% biobased content)
    • AND
    • BPI certified compostable
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (provided composting available)

    • For more information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Semi-Durable Films

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • BioPreferred
    • (45% biobased content)
  • Dust Suppressants

    Products formulated to reduce or eliminate the spread of dust associated with gravel roads, dirt parking lots, or similar sources of dust, including products used in equivalent indoor applications.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (85% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Fertilizers

    Products formulated or processed to provide nutrients for plant growth and/or beneficial bacteria to convert nutrients into plant usable forms. Biobased fertilizers, which are likely to consist mostly...

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • BioPreferred
    • CPG
  • Firearm Lubricants

    Lubricants that are designed for use in firearms to reduce the friction and wear between the moving parts of a firearm, and to keep the weapon clean and prevent the formation of deposits that could ca...

    • BioPreferred
    • (49% biobased content)
  • Floor Strippers

    Products that are formulated to loosen waxes, resins, or varnishes from floor surfaces. They can be in either liquid or gel form, and may also be used with or without mechanical assistance.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (78% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Fluid-Filled Transformers

    Electric power transformers that are designed to utilize a synthetic ester-based dielectric (non-conducting) fluid to provide insulating and cooling properties. Electric power transformers that are de...

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • BioPreferred
  • Food Cleaners

    Anti-microbial products designed to clean the outer layer of various food products, such as fruit, vegetables, and meats.

    Categories:
    Cafeteria Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (53% biobased content)
  • Forming Lubricants

    Products designed to provide lubrication during metalworking applications that are performed under extreme pressure. Such metalworking applications include tube bending, stretch forming, press braking...

    • BioPreferred
    • (68% biobased content)
  • Gear Lubricants

    Products, such as greases or oils, that are designed to reduce friction when applied to a toothed machine part (such as a wheel or cylinder) that meshes with another toothed part to transmit motion or...

    • CPG
    • (25% re-refined oil in the basestock)

    • BioPreferred
    • (58% biobased content)
  • Glass Cleaners

    Cleaning products designed specifically for use in cleaning glass surfaces, such as windows, mirrors, car windows, and computer monitors.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred
    • (49% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
    • AND
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Green Seal GS-37
    • EcoLogo/UL 2759

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Graffiti and Grease Removers

    Industrial solvent products formulated to remove automotive, industrial, or kitchen soils and oils, including grease, paint, and other coatings, from hard surfaces.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (34% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Food Grade

    • BioPreferred
    • (42% biobased content)
  • General

    • BioPreferred
    • (49% biobased content)
  • Multipurpose

    • BioPreferred
    • (72% biobased content)
  • Rail Track

    • BioPreferred
    • (30% biobased content)
  • Truck

    • BioPreferred
    • (71% biobased content)
  • Greases, Truck

    Lubricants composed of oils thickened to a semisolid or solid consistency using soaps, polymers or other solids, or other thickeners. Lubricants that are designed for use on the fifth wheel of tractor...

    • BioPreferred
    • (71% biobased content)
  • Hand Soaps and Cleaners

    Products formulated for personal care use in removing a variety of different soils, greases, and similar substances from human hands with or without the use of water.

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred
    • (64% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
    • AND
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Green Seal GS-41
    • EcoLogo/UL 2784

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Hand Sanitizers

    Products formulated for personal care use in removing bacteria from human hands with or without the use of water.

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (73% biobased content)
  • Heat Transfer Fluids

    Products with high thermal capacities used to facilitate the transfer of heat from one location to another, including coolants or refrigerants for use in HVAC applications, internal combustion engines...

    • BioPreferred
    • (89% biobased content)
  • Household Cleaners, General Purpose

    Products designed to clean multiple common household surfaces. This designated item does not include products that are formulated for use as disinfectants. Task-specific cleaning products, such as spo...

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (39% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Mobile Equipment

    • CPG
    • (25% re-refined oil in the basestock)
    • BioPreferred
    • (44% biobased content)
  • Stationary Equipment

    • BioPreferred
    • (44% biobased content)
  • Industrial Cleaners

    Products used to remove contaminants, such as adhesives, inks, paint, dirt, soil, and grease, from parts, products, tools, machinery, equipment, vessels, floors, walls, and other production-related wo...

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (41% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Ink Removers and Cleaners

    Chemical products designed to remove ink, haze, glaze, and other residual ink contaminants from the surfaces of equipment, such as rollers, used in the textile and printing industries.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (79% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Laundry Products, General Purpose

    Products that are designed to clean, condition, or otherwise affect the quality of the laundered material. These are laundry products used for regular cleaning activities.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Laundry Products, Pretreatment/Spot Removers

    Products that are designed to clean, condition, or otherwise affect the quality of the laundered material. These are laundry products specifically used to pretreat laundry to assist in the removal of ...

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (46% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Membrane Concrete Sealers

    • BioPreferred
    • (11% biobased content)
  • Straight Oils

    • BioPreferred
    • (66% biobased content)
  • Mobile Equipment Hydraulic Fluid

    Hydraulic fluids formulated for general use in nonstationary equipment, such as tractors, end loaders, or backhoes.

    • CPG
    • (25% re-refined oil in the basestock)
    • BioPreferred
    • (44% biobased content)
  • Mulch

    Products designed to provide a protective covering placed over the soil, primarily to keep down weeds and to improve the appearance of landscaping. Compost is the aerobically decomposed remnants of or...

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (95% biobased content)
  • Multipurpose Cleaners

    Products used to clean dirt, grease, and grime from a variety of items in both industrial and domestic settings. This designated item does not include products that are formulated for use as disinfect...

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred
    • (56% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
    • AND
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Green Seal GS-37
    • EcoLogo/UL 2759

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Multipurpose Lubricants

    Products designed to provide lubrication under a variety of conditions and in a variety of industrial settings to prevent friction or rust. Greases, which are lubricants composed of oils thickened to ...

    • BioPreferred
    • (88% biobased content)
  • Non-Durable

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • BioPreferred
    • (85% biobased content)
  • Penetrating Liquids

    • BioPreferred
    • (79% biobased content)
  • Penetrating Lubricants

    Products formulated to provide light lubrication and corrosion resistance in close tolerant internal and external applications including frozen nuts and bolts, power tools, gears, valves, chains, and ...

    • BioPreferred
    • (68% biobased content)
  • Roofing Materials

    A building's roof system and its finished roofing materials shield a structure's interior from natural elements. Roofing systems generally fall into two general categories: 1) high-sloped or "pitched"...

    • CPG
    • BioPreferred
  • Structural Fiberboard

    Structural fiberboard is a panel made from wood, cane or paper fibers matted together which is used for sheathing, structural and insulating purposes. Examples include building board, insulating formb...

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • CPG
    • (80-100% recovered wood waste, bagasse, and paper)
    • BioPreferred
    • (94% minimum biobased content)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)


    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Turbine Drip Oils

    Products that are lubricants for use in drip lubrication systems for water well line shaft bearings, water turbine bearings for irrigation pumps, and other turbine bearing applications.

    • BioPreferred
    • (87% biobased content)
  • Water Tank Coatings

    Coatings formulated for use in potable water storage systems.

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • BioPreferred
    • (59% biobased content)
  • Acoustical

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred
    • (37% minimum biobased content)
  • Cellulose Loose-Fill and Spray-On

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (75% postconsumer paper)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Fertilizer from Recovered Organic Materials

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • CPG
    • (100% recovered organic materials)
  • Fiberglass

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (20-25% recovered glass)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Foam-in-Place

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (5% recovered material)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Glass Fiber Reinforced

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (6% recovered material)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Interior Panels

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred
    • (55% minimum biobased content)
  • Perlite Composite Board

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirement AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirement
    • CPG
    • (23% postconsumer paper)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Phenolic Rigid Foam

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (5% recovered material)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Plastic Insulating Foam for Residential and Commercial Construction

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • BioPreferred
    • (7% minimum biobased content)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Plastic Lumber

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred
    • (23% minimum biobased content)
  • Plastic, Non-Woven Batt

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (100% recovered and/or postconsumer plastics)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Polyester Carpet Face Fiber

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels AND the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred
    • (7% minimum biobased content)
    • CPG
    • (25-100% recovered polyethylene terephthalate; including 25-100% postconsumer content)
    • AND
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • NSF 140
    • If the above are not available, use one or more of the following:
    • Environmental Choice New Zealand: Carpets
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • If multi-attribute standards are not available, use one or more of the following single attribute standards and ecolabels (see EPA's website).
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • AND
    • Include in all solicitations:
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Rigid Foam

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (9% recovered material)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Rock Wool

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (75% recovered slag)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Structural Interior Panels

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred
    • (89% minimum biobased content)
  • Structural Wall Panels

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred
    • (94% minimum biobased content)
    • CPG
    • (80-100% recovered wood waste, bagasse, and paper)

    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards and Ecolabels
    • Specifications
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • Non-federal, multi-attribute standards and ecolabels
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Synthetic Ester-Based

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • BioPreferred
    • (66% biobased content)
  • Vegetable Oil-Based

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • BioPreferred
    • (95% biobased content)
  • Woven, Tufted, or Knitted Fiber and a Backing System

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirement
    • BioPreferred
    • (7% minimum biobased content)
  • Hydraulic Fluids

    Fluids formulated for use in stationary hydraulic equipment systems that have various mechanical parts, such as cylinders, pumps, valves, pistons, and gears, that are used for the transmission of powe...

    • BioPreferred
    • CPG
  • Bedding

    Bedding is that group of woven cloth products used as coverings on a bed. Bedding includes products such as blankets, bedspreads, comforters, and quilts.

    • BioPreferred
  • Corrosion Preventatives

    Products designed to prevent the deterioration (corrosion) of metals.

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • BioPreferred
    • (54% biobased content)
  • De-Icers, General Purpose

    Chemical products (e.g., salt, fluids) that are designed to aid in the removal of snow and/or ice, and/or in the prevention of the buildup of snow and/or ice, in general use applications by lowering t...

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirement AND either the applicable EPA program OR the EPA recommended standard and ecolabel below.
    • Statutory Requirement
    • BioPreferred
    • (93% biobased content)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Program
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
    • OR
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Pacific Northwest Snowfighters Qualified Products

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Expanded Polystyrene Foam Recycling Products

    Products formulated to dissolve EPS foam to reduce the volume of recycled or discarded EPS items.

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • BioPreferred
    • (90% biobased content)
  • Films

    Products that are used in packaging, wrappings, linings, and other similar applications. These include films that are intended for single use for short-term storage or protection before being discarde...

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • BioPreferred
  • Lip Care Products

    Personal care products formulated to replenish the moisture and/or prevent drying of the lips.

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (82% biobased content)
  • Parts Wash Solution

    Products that are designed to clean parts in manual or automatic cleaning systems. Such systems include, but are not limited to, soak vats and tanks, cabinet washers, and ultrasonic cleaners.

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred
    • (65% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Sorbents

    Materials formulated for use in the cleanup and bioremediation of oil and chemical spills, the disposal of liquid materials, or the prevention of leakage or leaching in maintenance applications, shop ...

    • BioPreferred
    • CPG
  • Topical Pain Relief Products

    Products that can be balms, creams and other topical treatments used for the relief of muscle, joint, headache, and nerve pain, as well as sprains, bruises, swelling, and other aches.

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (91% biobased content)
  • Wood and Concrete Sealers

    Products that are penetrating liquids formulated to protect wood and/or concrete, including masonry and fiber cement siding, from damage caused by insects, moisture, and decaying fungi and to make sur...

    • BioPreferred
  • Greases

    Lubricants composed of oils thickened to a semisolid or solid consistency using soaps, polymers or other solids, or other thickeners and designed for general use.

    • BioPreferred
  • Metalworking Fluids

    Fluids that are designed to provide cooling, lubrication, corrosion prevention, and reduced wear on the contact parts of machinery used for metalworking operations such as cutting, drilling, grinding,...

    • BioPreferred
  • Slide Way Lubricants

    Products used to provide lubrication and eliminate stick-slip and table chatter by reducing friction between mating surfaces, or slides, found in machine tools.

    • BioPreferred
    • (74% biobased content)
  • Animal Repellents

    Products used to aid in deterring animals that cause destruction to plants and/or property.

    • BioPreferred
    • (79% biobased content)
  • Bioremediation Materials

    Dry or liquid solutions (including those containing bacteria or other microbes but not including sorbent materials) used to clean oil, fuel, and other hazardous spill sites.

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • BioPreferred
    • (86% minimum biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Cuts, Burns, and Abrasions Ointments

    Products designed to aid in the healing and sanitizing of scratches, cuts, bruises, abrasions, sun damaged skin, tattoos, rashes and other skin conditions.

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (84% biobased content)
  • Floor Cleaners and Protectors

    Cleaning solutions for either direct application or use in floor scrubbers for wood, vinyl, tile, or similar hard surface floors.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred
    • (77% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
    • AND
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Green Seal GS-40
    • EcoLogo/UL 2777

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Dishwashing Products

    Soaps and detergents used for cleaning and clean rinsing of tableware in either hand washing or dishwashing.

    • BioPreferred
    • (58% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Oven & Grill Cleaners

    Liquid or gel cleaning agents used on high temperature cooking surfaces such as barbeques, smokers, grills, stoves, and ovens to soften and loosen charred food, grease, and residue.

    • BioPreferred
    • (66% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Air Fresheners and Deodorizers

    Products used to alleviate the experience of unpleasant odors by chemical neutralization, absorption, anesthetization, or masking.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (97% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Asphalt and Tar Removers

    Cleaning agents designed to remove asphalt or tar from equipment, roads, or other surfaces.

    • BioPreferred
    • (80% biobased content)
  • Asphalt Restorers

    Products designed to seal, protect, or restore poured asphalt and concrete surfaces.

    Categories:
    Roadway Construction
    • BioPreferred
    • (68% biobased content)
  • Blast Media

    Abrasive materials, such as coal slag, smelter slags, mineral abrasives, metallic abrasives, and synthetic abrasives, that are used to clean or texturize a material. Sand is the most commonly used bla...

    • BioPreferred
    • (94% biobased content)
  • Candles and Wax Melts

    Products composed of a solid mass and either an embedded wick that is burned to provide light or aroma, or that are wickless and melt when heated to produce an aroma.

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • BioPreferred
    • (88% biobased content)
  • Electronic Components Cleaners

    Products that are designed to wash or remove dirt or extraneous matter from electronic parts, devices, circuits, or systems.

    • BioPreferred
    • (91% biobased content)
    • SNAP
  • Floor Coverings (Non-Carpet)

    Products, other than carpet products, that are designed for use as the top layer on a floor. Examples are bamboo, hardwood, and cork tiles.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels AND the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirement
    • BioPreferred
    • (91% biobased content)
    • AND
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • GreenCircle Certified Environmental Facts for Flooring Products
    • NSF/ANSI 332
    • TCNA: ANSI A138.1/Green Squared
    • If the above are not available, use one or more of the following:
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • If multi-attribute standards are not available, use one or more of the following single attribute standards and ecolabels (see EPA's website).
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • AND
    • Include in all solicitations:
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Furniture Cleaners and Protectors

    Products designed to clean and provide protection to the surfaces of household furniture other than the upholstery.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (71% biobased content)
  • Packing and Insulating Materials

    Pre-formed and molded materials that are used to hold package contents in place during shipping or for insulating and sound proofing applications.

    • BioPreferred
    • (74% biobased content)
  • Pneumatic Equipment Lubricants

    Lubricants designed specifically for pneumatic equipment, including air compressors, vacuum pumps, in-line lubricators, rock drills, jackhammers, etc.

    • BioPreferred
    • (67% biobased content)
  • Wood and Concrete Stains

    Wood and concrete stains are products that are designed to be applied as a finish for concrete and wood surfaces and that contain dyes or pigments to change the color without concealing the grain patt...

    • BioPreferred
    • (39% biobased content)
  • Specialty Inks

    Inks are liquid or powdered materials that are available in several colors and that are used to create the visual image on a substrate when writing, printing, and copying. Inks used by printers to add...

    • BioPreferred
    • (66% biobased content)
  • Sheetfed Inks

    Inks are liquid or powdered materials that are available in several colors and that are used to create the visual image on a substrate when writing, printing, and copying.

    • BioPreferred
  • Color

    • BioPreferred
    • (67% biobased content)
    • SNAP
  • Black

    • BioPreferred
    • (49% biobased content)
    • SNAP
  • Toner Ink

    Inks are liquid or powdered materials that are available in several colors and that are used to create the visual image on a substrate when writing, printing, and copying. Inks that are a powdered che...

  • Bath Products

    Personal hygiene products including bar soaps, liquids, or gels that are referred to as body washes, body shampoos, or cleansing lotions, but excluding products marketed as hand cleaners and/or hand s...

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (61% biobased content)
  • Foot Care Products

    Products formulated to be used in the soothing or cleaning of feet.

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (83% biobased content)
  • Hair Care Products

    Personal hygiene products specifically formulated for hair cleaning and treating applications.

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
  • Paint

    Reprocessed paint is postconsumer latex paint that has been sorted by a variety of characteristics including type (i.e., interior or exterior), light and dark colors, and finish (e.g., high-gloss or f...

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred
    • CPG
  • Consolidated Latex Paint

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • (100% postconsumer content)
  • Reprocessed Latex Paint -- Dark Colors

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • CPG
    • (50 - 99% recovered material, including 50 - 99% postconsumer material)
    • AND 
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • GECA Paints & Coatings
    • Green Seal 11
    • Green Seal 43
    • MPI Extreme Green
    • If the above are not available, use one or more of the following:
    • Environmental Choice New Zealand: Paints
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • If multi-attribute standards are not available, use one or more of the following single attribute standards and ecolabels (see EPA's website).
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • AND
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Reprocessed Latex Paint -- White, Off-White, and Pastel Colors

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • CPG
    • (20% postconsumer material)
    • AND 
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • GECA Paints & Coatings
    • Green Seal 11
    • Green Seal 43
    • MPI Extreme Green
    • If the above are not available, use one or more of the following:
    • Environmental Choice New Zealand: Paints
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • If multi-attribute standards are not available, use one or more of the following single attribute standards and ecolabels (see EPA's website).
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • AND
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Compost Activators and Accelerators

    Products in liquid or powder form designed to be applied to compost piles to aid in speeding up the composting process and to ensure successful compost that is ready for consumer use.

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (95% biobased content)
  • Concrete and Asphalt Cleaners

    Chemicals used in concrete etching as well as to remove petroleum-based soils, lubricants, paints, mastics, organic soils, rust, and dirt from concrete, asphalt, stone and other hard porous surfaces. ...

    • BioPreferred
    • (70% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Erosion Control Materials

    Woven or non-woven fiber materials manufactured for use on construction, demolition, or other sites to prevent wind or water erosion of loose earth surfaces, which may be combined with seed and/or fer...

    • BioPreferred
    • (77% biobased content)
  • Shampoos

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (66% biobased content)
  • Conditioners

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (78% biobased content)
  • Interior Paints and Coatings -- Latex

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred
    • (20% minimum biobased content)
    • CPG
    • (See Reprocessed latex paint listings for recycled content recommendations)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • GECA Paints & Coatings
    • Green Seal 11
    • Green Seal 43
    • MPI Extreme Green
    • If the above are not available, use one or more of the following:
    • Environmental Choice New Zealand: Paints
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • If multi-attribute standards are not available, use one or more of the following single attribute standards and ecolabels (see EPA's website).
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Interior Paints and Coatings -- Water-borne Alkyd

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred
    • (20% minimum biobased content)
  • Interior Paints and Coatings -- Oil-Based

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred
    • (67% minimum biobased content)
  • Interior Paints and Coatings -- Solvent-borne Alkyd

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred
    • (67% minimum biobased content)
  • Thermal Shipping Containers

    Insulated containers designed for shipping temperature-sensitive materials.

  • Durable

    • BioPreferred
    • (21% biobased content) (effective date deferred)
  • Non-durable

    • BioPreferred
    • (82% biobased content) (effective date deferred)
  • Bath Towels

    Towels are woven cloth products used primarily for drying and wiping.

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
  • Bath Towels - Excluding Cotton, Wool, Linen and Silk

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (12% biobased content)
  • Biobased Fertilizers

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (71% biobased content)
  • Biobased Compost Materials

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (95% biobased content)
  • Agricultural Spray Adjuvants

    Products mixed in the spray tank with the herbicide, pesticide, or fertilizer formulas that will improve the efficiency and the effectiveness of the chemicals, including sticking agents, wetting agent...

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (50% biobased content)
  • Animal Cleaning Products

    Products designed to clean, condition, or remove substances from animal hair or other parts of an animal.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (57% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Deodorants

    Products that are designed for inhibiting or masking perspiration and other body odors and that are often combined with an antiperspirant.

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (73% biobased content)
  • Dethatchers

    Products used to remove non-decomposed plant material accumulated in grassy areas.

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (87% biobased content)
  • Fuel Conditioners

    Products formulated to improve the performance and efficiency of engines by providing benefits such as removing accumulated deposits, increasing lubricity, removing moisture, increasing the cetane num...

    • BioPreferred
    • (64% biobased content)
  • Leather, Vinyl, and Rubber Care Products

    Products that help clean, nourish, protect, and restore leather, vinyl, and rubber surfaces, including cleaners, conditioners, protectants, polishes, waxes, etc.

    • BioPreferred
    • (55% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Lotions and Moisturizers

    Creams and oils used to soften and treat damaged skin.

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (59% biobased content)
  • Shaving Products

    Products designed for every step of the shaving process, including shaving creams, gels, soaps, lotions, and aftershave balms.

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (92% biobased content)
  • Specialty Precision Cleaners and Solvents

    Cleaners and solvents used in specialty applications. These materials may be used without a solvent, diluted with water, or in hand wiping applications.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (56% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Sun Care Products

    Products including sunscreens, sun blocks, and suntan lotions that are topical products that absorb or reflect the sun’s ultraviolet radiation to protect the skin.

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (53% biobased content)
  • Wastewater Systems Coatings

    Coatings that protect wastewater containment tanks, liners, roofing, flooring, joint caulking, manholes and related structures from corrosion. Protective coatings may cover the entire system or be use...

    Categories:
    Plumbing Systems
    • BioPreferred
    • (47% biobased content)
  • Water Clarifying Agents

    Products designed to clarify and improve the quality of water by reducing contaminants such as excess nitrites, nitrates, phosphates, ammonia, and built-up sludge from decaying waste and other organic...

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • BioPreferred
    • (92% biobased content)
  • Laundry Detergents

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (34% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Bleach

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (34% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Fabric Softeners

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (34% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Countertops

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred
    • (89% biobased content)
  • Aircraft Cleaners

    Aircraft and boat cleaners are products designed to remove built-on grease, oil, dirt, pollution, insect residue, or impact soils on both interior and exterior of aircraft and/or boats.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (48% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Boat/RV Cleaners

    RV and boat cleaners are products designed to remove built-on grease, oil, dirt, pollution, insect reside, or impact soils on both interior and exterior of RVs and/or boats.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (38% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Automotive Care Products

    Products such as waxes, buffing compounds, polishes, degreasers, soaps, wheel and tire cleaners, leather care products, interior cleaners, and fragrances that are formulated for cleaning and protectin...

    • BioPreferred
    • (75% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Gasoline Fuel Additives

    Chemical agents added to gasoline to increase octane levels, improve lubricity, and provide engine cleaning properties to gasoline-fired engines.

    • BioPreferred
    • (92% biobased content)
  • Metal Cleaners and Corrosion Removers

    Products that are designed to clean and remove grease, oil, dirt, stains, soils, and rust from metal surfaces through chemical action.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
  • Corrosion Removers

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (71% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Stainless Steel Cleaners

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (75% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Other Metal Cleaners

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (56% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
    • SNAP
  • Microbial Cleaning Products

    Cleaning agents that use microscopic organisms to treat or eliminate waste materials within drains, plumbing fixtures, sewage systems, or wastewater treatment systems. These products typically include...

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
  • Drain Maintenance Products

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (45% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Wastewater Maintenance Products

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (44% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • General Cleaners

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (50% biobased content)
  • Paint Removers

    Products formulated to loosen and remove paint from painted surfaces.

    • BioPreferred
    • (41% biobased content)
  • Engine Crankcase Oil

    Lubricating products formulated to provide lubrication and wear protection for four-cycle gasoline or diesel engines.

    • BioPreferred
    • (25% biobased content)
  • Engine Crankcase Oil

    Lubricating products formulated to provide lubrication and wear protection for four-cycle gasoline or diesel engines.

    • BioPreferred
    • (25% biobased content)
  • Water Turbine Bearing Oils

    Lubricants that are specifically formulated for use in the bearings found in water turbines for electric power generation. Previously designated turbine drip oils are used to lubricate bearings of sha...

    • BioPreferred
    • (46% biobased content)
  • Paper

    • CPG
    • (90-100% postconsumer content)
    • (100% total recovered materials content)
  • Textiles

    • CPG
    • (95-100% postconsumer content)
    • (95-100% total recovered materials content)
  • Plastics

    • CPG
    • (25-100% total recovered materials content)
  • Wood

    • CPG
    • (100% total recovered materials content)
  • Other Organics/Multi-Materials

    • CPG
    • (100% total recovered materials content)
  • Roof Coatings

    Coatings formulated for use in commercial roof deck systems to provide a single-coat monolith coating system.

    • Energy Star
  • Dish Detergent

    • BioPreferred
    • (58% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Dish Soap

    • BioPreferred
    • (58% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Rinse Aids

    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
  • Soaps, Body, and Face Washes

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • (61% biobased content)
    • BioPreferred
  • Shampoos

    Categories:
    Personal Care
    • BioPreferred
    • (61% biobased content)
  • Plastic (polyol)

    • BioPreferred
    • (20% biobased content)
  • Nylon

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirement AND one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels AND the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirement
    • BioPreferred
    • (7% minimum biobased content)
    • AND
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • GreenCircle Certified Environmental Facts for Flooring Products
    • NSF 140
    • If the above are not available, use one or more of the following:
    • Environmental Choice New Zealand: Carpets
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • If multi-attribute standards are not available, use one or more of the following single attribute standards and ecolabels (see EPA's website).
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • AND
    • Include in all solicitations:
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Acoustical Ceiling Tiles

    Tile made in various sizes and textures from soft, usually fibrous, sound-absorbing material, as wood, cork, or metal, and typically applied to ceilings or walls.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirement AND either one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels OR the specification below.
    • Statutory Requirement
    • BioPreferred
    • (37% biobased content)
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • OR
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Commercial Dishwasher Detergent

    • Agencies are directed to use the applicable statutory requirements AND either the applicable EPA program OR one of the EPA recommended standards and ecolabels below.
    • Statutory Requirement
    • BioPreferred
    • AND EITHER
    • EPA Program
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)
    • OR
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • (choose one)
    • Green Seal GS-53
    • EcoLogo/UL 2759

    • For more information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Laundry Detergent Boosters

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (34% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice (formerly DfE)