California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign (SABRC)

Statutes Pertaining to the State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign

General

Public Contract Code (PCC)

  • 12153-12156 and 12320: SABRC mandates for both State agencies and the Legislature.
  • 12164.5-121671.1: Project Recycle for State agencies and the Legislature.

Antifreeze

Public Resources Code (PRC)

  • None

PCC

  • State Agencies
    • 12200(f): Requirement to purchase.
    • 12207(h): Definition of category.
    • 12209(h): Definition of postconsumer content.
  • Legislature
    • 12301(d)(1): Recycled-content percentage required.
    • 12305(h): Product category.

Compost, Co-Compost, and Mulch (State Agencies Only)

PRC

  • 42230-42231: Definition of Compost.
  • 42240-42246: Compost Market Program for State Agencies.

PCC

  • 12180-12184: Compost, Co-Compost Procurement Mandates.
  • 12200(f): Requirement to purchase.
  • 12207(c): Definition of category.
  • 12209(c): Definition of postconsumer content.

Glass Products

PRC

  • 14549: Requires every glass manufacturer to annually use a minimum of 35 percent postconsumer cullet for clear glass unless they use 50 percent postconsumer mixed-color cullet for colored glass, then they can use 25 percent postconsumer for clear glass.
  • 19500-19535: Fiberglass made or sold in California must be made with at least 30 percent postconsumer glass.
  • 42700: Requires Caltrans to include recycled glass (and crumb rubber) in paving materials.

PCC

  • State Agencies
    • 12200(f): Requirement to purchase.
    • 12207(d): Definition of category.
    • 12209(d): Definition of postconsumer content.
  • Legislature
    • 12301(d)(1): Recycled-content percentage required.
    • 12305(b): Product Category

Lubricating Oils

PRC

  • 42700-42703: Requires Caltrans to purchase rerefined oil for pavement.

PCC

  • State Agencies
    • 10405-10409: Requires State Agencies to purchase of rerefined oil.
    • 12200(f): Requirement to purchase.
    • 12207(e): Definition of category.
    • 12209(e): Definition of postconsumer content.
  • Legislature
    • 12301(d)(1): Recycled-content percentage required.

Metal Products (State Agencies Only)

PRC

  • None

PCC

  • 12200(f): Requirement to purchase.
  • 12207(k): Definition of category.
  • 12209(k): Definition of postconsumer content.
  • 12305(c): Product Category.

Paint

PRC

  • None

PCC

  • State Agencies
    • 12200(f): Requirement to purchase.
    • 12207(g): Definition of category.
    • 12209(g): Definition of postconsumer content.
  • Legislature
    • 12301(d)(1): Recycled-content percentage required.
    • 12305(e): Product Category.

Paper Products

PRC

  • None

PCC

  • State Agencies
    • 10507.5: Encourages University of California to purchase recycled-content paper products.
    • 12164.5-12167.1: Requires State Agencies to purchase recycled-content paper products.
    • 12200(f): Requirement to purchase.
    • 12207(a): Definition of category.
    • 12209(a): Definition of postconsumer content.
  • Legislature
    • 12301(c): Definition and recycled-content percentage required.
    • 12305(a): Product category definition.
    • 12310(a): Percent of purchase.

Plastics

PRC

  • 42290-42297: Recycled-Content Plastic Trash Bag Program.

PCC

  • State Agencies
    • 12200(f): Requirement to purchase.
    • 12207(f): Definition of category.
    • 12209(f): Definition of postconsumer-content.
    • Printer or Duplication Cartridges
      • 12156: Definition and percentage of content.
      • 12205(b)(2): Requirement of certification.
      • 12207(f)(2): Definition of product.
      • 12209(f)(2): Definition of percentage requirements.
  • Legislature
    • 12301(d)(1): Definition and recycled-content percentage required.
    • 12305(d): Product Category

Printing and Writing Paper

PRC

  • State Agencies
    • 42750-42791: Recycled-Content Newsprint Program.
    • 42550-42558: Recycled-Content Telephone Directories Program.

PCC

  • State Agencies
    • 10507.5: Encourages University of California to purchase fine recycled-content paper.
    • 12200(f): Requirement to purchase.
    • 12207(b): Definition of category.
    • 12209(b): Definition of postconsumer content.
  • Legislature
    • 12301(c): Definition and recycled-content percentage required.
    • 12310(a): Percentage of total dollars spent in this product category.

Solvents (Legislature Only)

PRC

  • None

PCC

  • 12301(d)(1): Recycled-content percentage required
  • 12305(e): Product Category

Steel Products (Legislature Only)

PRC

  • None

PCC

  • 12301(d)(2): Recycled-content percentage required and product definition.
  • 12305(g): Product Category.

Tire-Derived Products (State Agencies Only)

PRC

  • 42890-42895: Requires State Agencies to purchase tire-derived products.
  • 42701: Requires Caltrans to use recycled-content materials in their paving activities.

PCC

  • 12200(f): Requirement to purchase.
  • 12207(j): Definition of category.
  • 12209(j): Definition of postconsumer content.

Tires

PRC

  • State Agencies
    • 42400-42416: The Retreaded Tire Program.

PCC

  • State Agencies
    • 12200(f): Requirement to purchase.
    • 12207(i): Definition of category.
    • 12209(i): Definition of postconsumer content.
  • Legislature
    • 12301(d)(1): Recycled-content percentage required.
    • 12305(f): Product Category
Last updated: April 03, 2008
State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/BuyRecycled/StateAgency/
Contact: SABRC@calrecycle.ca.gov, (916) 341-6199