Biobased Products Contactor Reporting

The Federal Acquisition Regulation 52.223-2, Affirmative Procurement of Biobased Products under Service and Construction Contracts, requires services and construction contractors to report their purchases of biobased products to the reporting portal within the System for Award Management. This annual reporting requirement is to be completed by October 31st for the previous fiscal year.

Reports to Congress

Section 9002 of the Farm Bill requires:

  • the Secretary of Agriculture to submit to Congress a report each year on the implementation of the BioPreferred Program, and
  • the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), in coordination with the Secretary of Agriculture, submit a report to Congress every two years on federal agencies’ purchasing of biobased products.