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Section 45: Procurement of Recovered Materials


(1) As outlined in 2 CFR 200.322, procurements involving Federal grants, Utah State University procurement seeks to comply with Section 6002 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act including “procuring only items designated in guidelines of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at 40 CFR part 247 that contain the highest percentage of recovered materials practicable, consistent with maintaining a satisfactory level of competition, where the purchase price of the item exceeds $10,000 or the value of the quantity acquired by the preceding fiscal year exceeded $10,000; procuring solid waste management services in a manner that maximizes energy and resource recovery; and establishing an affirmative procurement program for procurement of recovered materials identified in the EPA guidelines.”