48 CFR § 52.223-17 - Affirmative Procurement of EPA-designated Items in Service and Construction Contracts.

52.223-17 Affirmative Procurement of EPA-designated Items in Service and Construction Contracts.

As prescribed in 23.406(e), insert the following clause:

Affirmative Procurement of EPA-Designated Items in Service and Construction Contracts (AUG 2018)

(a) In the performance of this contract, the Contractor shall make maximum use of products containing recovered materials that are EPA-designated items unless the product cannot be acquired -

(1) Competitively within a timeframe providing for compliance with the contract performance schedule;

(2) Meeting contract performance requirements; or

(3) At a reasonable price.

(b)Information about this requirement is available at EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines web site, https://www.epa.gov/smm/comprehensive-procurement-guideline-cpg-program. The list of EPA-designated items is available at https://www.epa.gov/smm/comprehensive-procurement-guideline-cpg-program.

(End of clause)
[73 FR 21790, Apr. 22, 2008, as amended at 83 FR 42576, Aug. 22, 2018]