Green Purchasing Mandates
It has been Federal policy for more than 30 years to use our purchasing power to help develop, demonstrate the viability of, and sustain markets for various kinds of green products. Federal requirements include regulations, executive orders, and statutes. Utilize the links below to learn more about these green purchasing mandates.
- Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
- FAR Part 2 —Definitions of Words and Terms
- FAR Part 7 —Acquisition Planning
- FAR Part 11 —Describing Agency Needs
- FAR Part 12 —Acquisition of Commercial Items
- FAR Part 13 —Simplified Acquisition Procedures
- FAR Part 23 —Environment, Energy and Water Efficiency, Renewable Energy Technologies, Occupational Safety, and Drug-Free Workplace
- FAR Part 36 —Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts
- FAR Part 37 —Service Contracting
- FAR Part 42—Contract Administration and Audit Services
- FAR Part 52 —Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses
- Executive Order 13221— Energy Efficient Standby Power Devices
- Executive Order 13693 — Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade
- Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007)
- Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005)
- Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (FSRIA), section 9002
- Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (FCEA), section 9002
- Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), section 6002
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