California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Buy Recycled

Resources

Many resources are available to help you learn more about recycled-content products (RCP) and other environmentally preferable products (EPP). The resources are organized into three specialized sections, in addition to the general resources listed on this page:

  • Audience-Specific. These resources were designed with specific audiences in mind, such as state agencies or schools, but they may be useful to others.
  • Product Category-Specific. These resources highlight specific product categories, such as paper or glass.
  • Purchasing and Tracking Tools. This page includes directories, databases, catalogs, product libraries/collections, etc.

You may also be interested in these other CalRecycle purchasing resources:

General Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Resources

Reuse Resources

  • CalRecycle Reuse Site.
  • Urban Ore, located in Berkeley, California, buys, trades, and sells used or surplus building materials, household items, furniture, fixtures, art, and computers. Call (510) 548-4515 for more information.
Last updated: December 5, 2014
Buy Recycled Programs http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/BuyRecycled/
Contact: buyrecycled@calrecycle.ca.gov (916) 341-6199