Learn the latest on biobased products and activities in the federal, state and local sectors.
- Federal Activities
- State and Local Activities
- Collegiate Biobased Network
- Information for Business
- Tools and Other Information
The United Soybean Board (USB) is committed to increasing the supply of biobased products that benefit our nation’s economy, including creating green jobs; improving the environment and reducing dependence on foreign oil. Learn more…
Federal agencies are among the leaders in the use of biobased products. Learn about the laws and regulations requiring federal purchasing, USDA’s BioPreferred Program, Executive Orders, and specific agencies using a variety of soy-biobased products.
- Laws and Regulations
- USDA BioPreferred Program
- Executive Orders and Memorandums
- Federal User Profiles
Many states are using biobased products and encouraging their increased usage by establishing various levels of preference for purchasing biobased products. Cities and counties across the country are also using a variety of biobased products. Learn more…
Find resource information to help you better understand and evaluate the life cycle costs of using biobased products, assist you in meeting federal purchasing requirements for biobased products, and help you identify opportunities for earning credits toward the U.S. Green Building Council LEED certification using biobased products.