Many resources are available to help you learn more about recycled-content products (RCP) and other environmentally preferable products. The following are specific tools to help you with your purchasing efforts.
Databases, Directories, and Catalogs
- Recycled-Content Product Manufacturers Directory. Search our recycled-content product database to find products, vendors, etc.
- Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). Provides a database of products that meet FSC standards.
- Green Seal. Provides updates on available recycled products.
- RecycleStore. An online catalog of recycled-content products produced in Recycling Market Development Zones designated by CalRecycle.
- US EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guideling (CPG) Program. A nationwide database listing manufacturers and suppliers of recycled-content products who meet EPA’s criteria and recommended percentage of recovered content.
- Database of Environmental Information for Products and Services will help you buy greener products and services by linking you to contract language and specifications, environmental standards and guidelines, vendor lists of product brands, and other useful information.