California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

About this Publication: Evaluation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Recycled-Content Products: California Purchasing Guidelines for Carpet, Single-Use Alkaline Batteries, Monitors, Televisions, Laptops, and Tablet Computers

Title: Evaluation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Recycled-Content Products: California Purchasing Guidelines for Carpet, Single-Use Alkaline Batteries, Monitors, Televisions, Laptops, and Tablet Computers
Date Published on the Web: 11/20/2012
Document Date: 5/15/2012
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Publication Type: Report
Publication Number: DRRR-2012-01429
Description: This case study supports responsibilities of the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) under the California Air Resources Board Scoping to address greenhouse gas emissions through an Extended Producer Responsibility approach. The document contains findings on four products: carpet, single-use alkaline batteries, monitors and TVs, and laptops and tablet computers, to determine when a product purchased with recycled content has reduced associated greenhouse gas emissions as compared to a similar product made from virgin materials.
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  Business Waste Reduction
Extended Producer Responsibility


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