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)
(a) Definitions. As used in this clause-
Postconsumer materialmeans 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.
(b) The Contractor, on completion of this contract, shall-
(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) Submit this estimate to _____________________ [Contracting Officer complete in accordance with agency procedures].
(End of clause)
Alternate I (May 2008). 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)):
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]
__________________________________________________ [Name of Company, Firm, or Organization]
(End of certification)