Alternate Title: EO 12873: Federal Acquisition, Recycling, and Waste Prevention
"Consistent with the demands of efficiency and cost effectiveness, the head of each Executive agency shall incorporate waste prevention and recycling in the agency's daily operations and work to increase and expand markets for recovered materials through greater Federal Government preference and demand for such products. This order creates a Federal Environmental Executive and establishes high-level Environmental Executive positions within each agency to be responsible for expediting the implementation of this order and statutes that pertain to this order."
Executive Order 12873; EO 12873
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Federal Register (October 22, 1993) v.58 no.203, p.54911