CLAUSE I.38C – 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. The list of EPA-designate items is available at https://www.epa.gov/smm/comprehensive-procurement-guideline-cpg-program .