Information, resources, and examples for the SABRC category, paper products.

Stacked papersMinimum Content Requirement

Example Paper Categories

Paper types include but are not limited to:

  • Toweling
  • Packaging
  • Corrugated boxes
  • Cartons
  • Wrapping
  • Paper janitorial supplies: toilet paper, paper towels, facial tissue, toilet seat covers
  • File folders and hanging file folders
  • Building insulation and panels
  • Food service ware: napkins, plates, bowls, food trays, take-out boxes, placemats

Note: Reused or refurbished products should be considered 100 percent recycled; no minimum content is required. (PCC 12209 (l))

California Paper Manufacturers*

*Identification of individuals, companies, and products on this list does not automatically guarantee compliance with SABRC, EPP, local air quality, or other agency specific requirements, nor does it constitute endorsement by CalRecycle. Please purchase according to your agency’s minimum requirements or standards. CalRecycle publishes this information to increase public awareness and to build markets for recycled content products. This list is not comprehensive.

Resources & Guidelines

State Agency Procurement

State Contract for Recycled Paper Procurement

Sustainable Packaging for the State of California (SB1335)

State Administrative Manual (SAM) for paper (1930.10)PDF download

Other Reportable SABRC product categories:

For more information contact: State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign,