Waste Management and Buy Recycled Case Studies

State agencies and facilities, with their internal programs and policies, play a significant role in helping California in its continued commitment to reduce the amount of solid waste entering landfills and meet its waste diversion goals. To close the loop, state agencies and facilities are also required to purchase recycled-content products (RCP) as part of CalRecycle’s State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign (SABRC).

California State University

Correctional Facilities

  • The Theo Lacy Facility is a correctional facility in Orange County that has a recycling program that diverts common recyclables, food waste, textiles, candy wrappers, polystyrene and donates edible food to a food bank.


General State Agencies

For more information contact: Recycling Coordinator, SARC@calrecycle.ca.gov, or Buy Recycled Campaign, SABRC@calrecycle.ca.gov.