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52.223-17 Affirmative Procurement of EPA-designated Items in Service and Construction Contracts.

52.223-17 Affirmative Procurement of EPA-designated Items in Service and Construction Contracts.

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

Affirmative Procurement of EPA-designated Items in Service and Construction Contracts (Aug 2018)

      (a) In the performance of this contract, the Contractor shall make maximum use of products containing recovered materials that are EPA-designated items unless the product cannot be acquired-

           (1) Competitively within a timeframe providing for compliance with the contract performance schedule;

           (2) Meeting contract performance requirements; or

           (3) At a reasonable price.

      (b) Information about this requirement is available at EPA’s Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines web site, http://https://www.epa.gov/smm/comprehensive-procurement-guideline-cpg-program. The list of EPA-designated items is available at http://https://www.epa.gov/smm/comprehensive-procurement-guideline-cpg-program.

(End of clause)