Biobased products are "commercial or industrial products (other than food or feed) that are composed in whole or in significant part of biological products or renewable domestic agricultural materials (including plant, animal, and marine materials) or forestry materials."
- Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement
- Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, Section 9002
Establishes a statutory mandate for a Federal biobased products purchasing program, similar to the buy-recycled program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
- USDA BioPreferred Website
- Federal "Buy Bio" Fact Sheet