California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) Task Force

Draft Policy Objectives

This diagram illustrates the draft policy objectives within five categories that the EPP Task Force will be considering in its pursuit of establishing EPP standards.

Environmental & Human Health 

  • Air Emissions
  • Water Emissions
  • Toxicity


  • Renewable Energy
  • Embodied Energy
  • Energy Efficiency


  • Recycled Content
  • Bio-Based Materials


  • ISO 14000
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Packaging
  • Shipping

End of Life

  • Recyclability
  • Material Take-Back

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Last updated: July 26, 2005
Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP),
Gregory Dick:, (916) 341-6489