Many resources are available to help you learn more about recycled-content products (RCP) and other environmentally preferable products. The following resources are organized by the audience they were primarily designed by or for, though they may be useful to others.

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Federal Government

State of California: State Agencies, Contractors, and Service Providers

According to Public Contract Code 12203(d): Each state agency shall require the businesses with whom it contracts to use, to the maximum extent economically feasible in the performance of the contract work, recycled products. All products purchased regardless of how the products were purchased, e.g., interagency agreement, statewide contract, contractor’s purchase, etc., whether or not the products are RCPs, must be included in the Agencies State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign Annual Report. CalRecycle’s Recycled-Content Product Manufacturers (RCPM) directory showcases innovative recycled-content products made by California manufacturers who use recycled waste as a feedstock and may be SABRC compliant.

California Local Government

Other States

Other Local Governments

Educational Institutions

Private Sector