48 CFR § 52.223-9 - Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items.

52.223-9 Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items.

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

Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items (MAY 2008)

(a)Definitions. As used in this clause -

Postconsumer material means a material or finished product that has served its intended use and has been discarded for disposal or recovery, having completed its life as a consumer item. Postconsumer material is a part of the broader category of “recovered material.”

Recovered material means waste materials and by-products recovered or diverted from solid waste, but the term does not include those materials and by-products generated from, and commonly reused within, an original manufacturing process.

(b) The Contractor, on completion of this contract, shall -

(1) Estimate the percentage of the total recovered material content for EPA-designated item(s) delivered and/or used in contract performance, including, if applicable, the percentage of post-consumer material content; and

(2) Submit this estimate to ________ [Contracting Officer complete in accordance with agency procedures].

(End of clause)

Alternate I (MAY 2008). As prescribed in 23.406(d), redesignate paragraph (b) of the basic clause as paragraph (c) and add the following paragraph (b) to the basic clause:

(b) The Contractor shall execute the following certification required by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (42 U.S.C. 6962(i)(2)(C)):

Certification

I, _______________ (name of certifier), am an officer or employee responsible for the performance of this contract and hereby certify that the percentage of recovered material content for EPA-designated items met the applicable contract specifications or other contractual requirements.

(Signature of the Officer or Employee)
(Typed Name of the Officer or Employee)
(Title)
(Name of Company, Firm, or Organization)
(Date)
(End of certification)
[65 FR 36021, June 6, 2000, as amended at 72 FR 63045, Nov. 7, 2007; 73 FR 21790, Apr. 22, 2008]