- Federal agencies are required by statute to purchase products as designated or specified under this program
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According to BioPreferred, disposable tableware are 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 for one-time use. This item does not include disposable cutlery, which is a separate item.
BioPreferred maintains an electronic product catalog listing products that either 1. are eligible for preferred federal procurement, or 2. have earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label.
Disposable tableware that is a Biodegradable Products Institute compostable product may be available from contractors on the following GSA Multiple Award Schedule:
- Schedule 73 SIN 302 41