Sustainable Acquisition


Kennedy’s Sustainable Acquisition program combines the efforts of the space center’s environmental, procurement, facilities and requisition communities to maximize the use of green products and services through preferential procurement of the following items:

NASA reports sustainable acquisition successes annually to the Office of Management and Budget and the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive. Additional information on federal agencies requirements and successes can be found at http://www.fedcenter.gov/programs/buygreen/.

Points of Contact: Hien Nguyen, 321-867-8455.
     Annie Williams 321-867-8720
     Karen Rivaud 321-867-3388

Laws and Requirements:

  • RCRA 6002 – Section 6002 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Federal Acquisition Subpart 23.4 - this subpart prescribes policies and procedures for acquiring green products
  • NPR 8530.1 – NASA Procedural Requirements for Affirmative Procurement Program and Plan for Environmentally Preferable Products
  • KNPR 8500.1, KSC Environmental Requirements