MSFC - NASA MWI 8540.2 REV E
GREEN PURCHASING PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||26 March 2016|
The purpose of this MWI is to establish the MSFC and MAF green purchasing programs for purchasing environmentally preferable products designated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in accordance with Executive Order (EO) 13693, "Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade," NPR 8530.1, and MPR 8715.1.
The purpose of the green purchasing program is to increase and expand markets for recycled and biobased-content materials through greater Government preference and use of products made with such materials, consistent with the demands of efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
This MWI applies to Center personnel, programs, projects, and activities, including contractors and resident agencies to the extent specified in their respective contracts or agreements. ("Contractors," for purposes of this paragraph, include contractors, grantees, Cooperative Agreement recipients, Space Act Agreement partners, or other agreement parties.)
This MWI applies to the MAF.
This MWI applies the following: all mandatory actions (i.e., requirements) are denoted by statements containing the term "shall." The terms: "may" or "can" denote discretionary privilege or permission; "should" denotes a good practice and is recommended, but not required; "will" denotes expected outcome; and "are/is" denotes descriptive material.
This MWI applies the following: all document citations are assumed to be the latest version unless otherwise noted.