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

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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)

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

    2. (2) Meeting contract performance requirements; or

    3. (3) At a reasonable price.

  2. (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)