The Environmental Protection Agency’s Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines, promotes the use of recovered materials. Procuring agencies are required to purchase the products with the highest recovered material content level practicable. The agency publishes recommended recycled-content levels in a Recovered Materials Advisory Notice (RMAN)
There are 61 products designated in eight categories, including Construction & Landscaping products; Office and Paper products; Park & Recreation products; Vehicular products, and more.
|CAGE||Commercial and Government Entity Code
A five-character code that is unique to a company. Separate CAGE Codes are required for each location and division.
|CCR||Central Contractors Registration. (see SAM)
Replaced by the System for Award Management (SAM) in 2012.
|CFR||Code of Federal Regulations
A collection of publications that contains regulations for all federal departments and agencies.
|CID||Commercial Item Description
Details of a commercial item that may be purchased by a federal agency.
|CLINS||Contract Line Item Numbers
Used in solicitation documents to identity each item required.
|CMRA||Contractor Manpower Reporting Application
Army regulation requires contractors to report on labor hours and costs for all Army contracts.
|CO||Contracting Officer…Also referred to as the Procurement Contracting Officer (PCO). See also ACO.|
|COB||Close of Business|
|CONUS||Continental United States…For example, when referring to delivery areas.|
|COTS||Commercial Off The Shelf …Identifies an item sold in the commercial marketplace|
|CPG||Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines
Identifies environmentally-friendly procurement policies.
|CSP||Commercial Sales Practices
Information on your company’s commercial sales practices. Required when submitting a GSA proposal. (see GSA)
|CTA||Contractor Team Arrangement
Allows you to team up with other GSA contractors that complement your capabilities, and compete together for opportunities that you could not qualify for individually. (see GSA)