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Disposable Cutlery

Last Updated: 09/08/22 Click to see brand name products that meet these requirementsopens in new window
Disposable Cutlery

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

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  • asterisk Federal agencies are required by statute to purchase products as designated or specified under this program.
    asterisk asterisk Federal agencies are required to purchase sustainable products and services meeting EPA’s Recommendations to the maximum extent practicable.
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Guiding Principles
Contributes to meeting The Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings
Additional Guidance
Federal Programs

According to BioPreferred, disposable cutlery are hand-held, disposable utensils designed for one-time use in eating food. BioPreferred maintains an electronic product catalogopens in new window listing products that either 1. are eligible for preferred federal procurement, or 2. have earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels

Executive Order (EO) 14057, Catalyzing Clean Energy Industries and Jobs Through Federal Sustainabilityopens in new window, (08 DEC 2021), requires federal agencies to purchase sustainable products and services identified or recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the maximum extent practicable.

Disposable cutlery that is a Biodegradable Products Institute compostable product may be available from contractors on the following GSA Multiple Award Schedules:

  • Schedule 73 SIN 302 74
  • Schedule 73 SIN 302 40

 

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