52.223-9 Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items.

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52.223-9 Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items.

52.223-9 Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items.

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

Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items (May 2008)

  1. (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-

    “Postconsumer material” means a material or finished product that has served its intended use and has been discarded for disposal or recovery, having completed its life as a consumer item. Postconsumer material is a part of the broader category of “recovered material.”

    “Recovered material” means waste materials and by-products recovered or diverted from solid waste, but the term does not include those materials and by-products generated from, and commonly reused within, an original manufacturing process.

  2. (b) The Contractor, on completion of this contract, shall-

    1. (1) Estimate the percentage of the total recovered material content for EPA-designated item(s) delivered and/or used in contract performance, including, if applicable, the percentage of post-consumer material content; and

    2. (2) Submit this estimate to _____________________ [Contracting Officer complete in accordance with agency procedures].

(End of clause)


Alternate I (May2008). As prescribed in 23.406 (d), redesignate paragraph(b) of the basic clause as paragraph(c) and add the following paragraph(b) to the basic clause:

(b) The Contractor shall execute the following certification required by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of1976 (42 U.S.C.6962(i)(2)(C)):

Certification

I, _______________ (name of certifier), am an officer or employee responsible for the performance of this contract and hereby certify that the percentage of recovered material content for EPA-designated items met the applicable contract specifications or other contractual requirements.

__________________________________________________ [Signature of the Officer or Employee]

__________________________________________________ [Typed Name of the Officer or Employee]

__________________________________________________ [Title]

__________________________________________________ [Name of Company, Firm, or Organization]

__________________________________________________ [Date]

(End of certification)