Buy Recycled

Green bag with recycling logo on the side of bag Buying postconsumer recycled-content products (RCP) reduces pollution, saves landfill space, creates California jobs, and supports small businesses. Buying recycled also:

  • Closes the recycling loop and conserves resources.
  • Reduces raw material extraction and preserves wildlife habitat.
  • Reduces pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Helps create market demand and competition.

Recycled-Content Product Manufacturers

The Recycled-Content Product Manufacturers (RCPM) directory includes recycled-content product manufacturers in California. These California-based manufacturers use recycled materials as feedstock to make new products. Those interested in searching the directory may include:

  • Consumers looking for green products made in California.
  • Retailers looking for potential wholesale agreements.

Recycle Store

RecycleStore is a CalRecycle resource you can use to search for highlighted California manufacturers of recycled products located in designated California Recycling Market Development Zones (RMDZ) throughout the state.

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