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You are closing the loop when you purchase products made from recycled content.

Recycled content symbol

Post Consumer Content

Look for the symbol on packaging that signifies that a product contains recycled material.

Post consumer content

Look for the type and the amount of recycled content in anything that you buy. Post-consumer recycled content is discarded material generated by households and commercial, industrial, and/or institutional facilities. It is material that no longer can be used for its intended purpose.

Pre-consumer content

Pre-consumer recycled content is material diverted from the waste stream during the manufacturing process so it doesn't end up in the landfill.

RecycleStore

Click here to check it out (provided by the CalRecycle).

Other places to buy recycled

There are several online locations to find out about purchasing recycled items:


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