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Park and Recreation

Products used in operating and maintaining parks and recreational areas, including playground equipment and running tracks. Products in this category may also apply to the acquisition of landscaping and construction services.

References and Guidance

Additional Guidance

Before buying new products, be sure to consider excess personal property from other federal agencies. It's not just the mandatory first source of supply, it's sustainable! Visit GSAXcess® to search the federal government’s available excess personal property for transfer.

The EPA recommendations for steel content start at 16%. The Steel Recycling Institute recently announced that all new steel contains a minimum of 28% recycled content.

To promote fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gases and air pollution, consider using a SmartWay Transport Partner for shipment of your products.

FAR clause 52.223-2, Affirmative Procurement of Biobased Products Under Service and Construction Contracts, requires contractors to report annually "on the product types and dollar value of any USDA-designated biobased products purchased by the Contractor during the previous Government fiscal year." Reporting is done through the System for Award Management in the fall, following conclusion of a Federal fiscal year.