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Services

  • Cafeteria & Food Services

    Includes the preparation and offering of food and beverage items, waste management, and the ongoing management of the cafeteria space.

  • Electronic Equipment Leasing

    Includes the supply, operations and maintenance, and disposal of electronic products, such as computers or imaging equipment.

  • Fleet Maintenance

    Includes routine servicing and maintenance of fleet vehicles, such as oil changes.

  • Janitorial Services

    Includes the cleaning and upkeep of a wide variety of space types, such as office spaces, cafeterias, bathroom, and fitness facilities.

  • Landscaping Services

    Includes routine maintenance (e.g., mowing, fertilizing, watering), development of new sites (from design to execution), and/or the rehabilitation of existing space (e.g., tree removal, installation of irrigation systems).

  • Laundry Services

    Includes washing, drying, pressing, and/or dry cleaning of government-owned clothing, linens, and other items.

  • Meeting & Conference Services

    Includes all activities related to planning and executing meetings or conferences.

  • Pest Management

    Includes the planning, development, operations, and maintenance for pest control and removal at federal facilities and on other properties.

Products

  • Building Insulation

    Insulation made from recovered materials is available for thermal insulating applications. The product is available in several forms including rolls, loose-fill and spray foam. Insulation also can inc...

    • CPG
    • BioPreferred
  • Carpet

    Floor coverings composed of woven, tufted, or knitted fiber and a backing system.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • BioPreferred
  • Carpet Cushion

    A cushion or padding that is placed underneath carpet to minimize stress on flooring, reduce noise, minimize stains to the sub-floor, and increase cushion for the feet.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
  • Composite Panels

    Engineered products designed for use in structural walls, curtain walls, floors and flat roofs in commercial buildings.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred
  • Compost

    Decayed organic material used as a plant fertilizer.

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • BioPreferred
    • CPG
  • Alumina Oxide

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • CPG
    • (100% postconsumer fused alumina oxide)
  • Coal Ash

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • CPG
    • (100% recovered bottom ash)
  • Fertilizers

    Products formulated or processed to provide nutrients for plant growth and/or beneficial bacteria to convert nutrients into plant usable forms. Biobased fertilizers, which are likely to consist mostly...

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • BioPreferred
    • CPG
  • Floor Tiles (Heavy Duty/Commercial)

    Floor tiles for heavy duty or commercial specialty applications can contain up to 100 percent postconsumer rubber. They are made from used truck and airline tires.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
  • Floor Tiles

    Products, other than carpet products, that are designed for use as the top layer on a floor. Examples are bamboo, hardwood, and cork tiles.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
  • Flowable Fill

    Flowable fill is commonly used as an economical fill or backfill in road construction. It is usually a mixture of coal fly ash, water, a coarse aggregate (such as sand) and portland cement. Flowable f...

  • Glass

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • CPG
    • (100% postconsumer glass)
  • Glass/Plastic

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • CPG
    • 100% recovered glass/plastic; including 20% postconsumer content
  • Hoses

    A hose conducts water through its tubing to a specific location using a nozzle, while a soaker hose is perforated tubing that gently irrigates gardens or planted areas. Recovered-content garden and so...

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • CPG
  • Hydraulic Mulch

    Hydraulic mulch is comprised of small pieces of cellulose fibers, which can be made completely from wood waste or recovered paper. It stabilizes soil, prevents wind and water erosion, and provides pro...

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • CPG
  • Laminated Paperboard

    Laminated paperboard is made from one or more plies of kraft paper bonded together and is used for decorative, structural or insulating purposes. Examples include building board, insulating formboard,...

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
  • Lawn and Garden Edging

    Lawn and garden edging creates a barrier between lawns and landscaped areas or garden beds. The underground portion helps keep grass and weeds out of flower and vegetable beds. Lawn and garden edging ...

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • CPG
    • (30-100% recovered plastic and/or rubber; including 30-100% postconsumer content)

  • Mats

    Mats are temporary or semipermanent protective floor coverings used for numerous applications including protecting carpet from wear and tear or providing traction on stairs or slippery floors.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
  • Newsprint

    Inks are liquid or powdered materials that are available in several colors and that are used to create the visual image on a substrate when writing, printing, and copying. News inks are used primarily...

    • CPG
    • (20-100% recovered fiber; including 20-85% postconsumer fiber)

  • Non-Pressure Pipes

    Non-pressure pipe is used throughout the United States as drainage pipe and conduit in construction, communications, municipal, industrial, agricultural and mining applications. Non-pressure pipe cont...

    Categories:
    HVAC/Mechanical
    • CPG
  • Paper Napkins

    A napkin is a rectangle of paper used at the table for wiping the mouth and fingers while eating.

    • CPG
    • (30-100% recovered fiber; including 30-60% postconsumer fiber)
  • Paper Tray Liners

    A paper tray liner is a disposable, absorbent sheet designed to catch food spills.

    • CPG
    • (100% recovered fiber; including 50-75% postconsumer fiber)

  • Paperboard and Packaging Products

    The paperboard and packaging category covers two major types of board: "containerboard" used to make corrugated shipping containers, and "paperboard" used in a wide variety of packaging applications s...

  • Patio Blocks

    Patio blocks made from 90-100 percent recovered plastic and 90 to 100 percent postconsumer rubber are used in garden walkways and trails.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
  • Plastic Drums

    • CPG
    • (30-100% recovered high density polyethylene; including 30-100% postconsumer content)
  • Plastic Lumber Landscaping Timber and Posts

    Landscaping timbers and posts are used as raised beds, retaining walls, and terracing. Plastic lumber landscaping timbers and posts are used in urban plazas, zoos, and outside office buildings-in fact...

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • CPG
    • (95-100% other mixed recovered resins including 50-100% postconsumer content)
    • (100% recovered mixed plastics/sawdust including 50% postconsumer content)
    • (75-100% recovered high density polyethylene including 25-100% postconsumer content)

    • (95% recovered high density polyethylene/fiberglass including 75% postconsumer content)
  • Plastic

    • CPG
    • (100% postconsumer plastic lumber)
    • (25-50% postconsumer thermoformed)
  • Polyester

    • CPG
    • (50-85% recovered polyethylene terephthalate; including 50-80% postconsumer content)
  • Printing and Writing Paper

    Printing and writing papers comprise one of the largest categories of paper and paper products. Examples include copier paper, stationery, computer printout, offset paper and note pads. Printing and w...

  • Roofing Materials

    A building's roof system and its finished roofing materials shield a structure's interior from natural elements. Roofing systems generally fall into two general categories: 1) high-sloped or "pitched"...

    • CPG
    • BioPreferred
  • Slag

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • CPG
    • (100% recovered copper and nickel slag)
    • (100% covered coal slag)
  • Steel

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • CPG
    • (25-100% recovered steel; including 16-67% postconsumer content)
  • Steel drums

    • CPG
    • (25-30% recovered steel; including 16% postconsumer content)
  • Structural Fiberboard

    Structural fiberboard is a panel made from wood, cane or paper fibers matted together which is used for sheathing, structural and insulating purposes. Examples include building board, insulating formb...

    • Federal Programs
    • CPG
    • (80-100% recovered wood waste, bagasse, and paper)
    • BioPreferred
    • (94% minimum biobased content)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Walnut shells

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • CPG
    • (100% recovered walnut shells)
  • Corrugated Containers (300 psi)

    • CPG
    • 25-30% recovered fiber; including 25-30% postconsumer fiber
  • Carbonless

    • CPG
    • (30% postconsumer fiber)
  • Cotton

    • CPG
    • (30% postconsumer fiber)
  • Offset

    • CPG
    • (30% postconsumer fiber)
  • Pressboard Report Covers and Binders

    • CPG
    • (50% recovered fiber; including 20% postconsumer fiber)
  • Tags and Tickets

    • CPG
    • (50% recovered fiber; including 20% postconsumer fiber)
  • Brown Papers

    • CPG
    • 5-40% recovered fiber; including 5-20% postconsumer fiber
  • Folding Cartons

    • CPG
    • (100% recovered fiber; including 40-80% postconsumer fiber)
  • Solid Fiber Boxes

    • CPG
    • (40% recovered fiber; including 40% postconsumer fiber)
  • Aluminum

    • CPG
    • (20-90% recovered aluminum; including 20-90% postconsumer content)
  • Blends

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • (100% postconsumer rubber/plastic composite)
  • Bonded Polyurethane

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • (15-50% old carpet cushion; including 15-50% postconsumer content)
  • Cellulose Loose-Fill and Spray-On

    • Federal Programs
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (75% postconsumer paper)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Concrete

    • CPG
    • (See EPA guidance at www.epa.gov/cpg)
  • Fertilizer from Recovered Organic Materials

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • CPG
    • (100% recovered organic materials)
  • Fiber

    • CPG
    • (50-100% recovered fiber or fiber composite; including 50-100% postconsumer content)
  • Fiberglass

    • Federal Programs
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (20-25% recovered glass)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Foam-in-Place

    • Federal Programs
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (5% recovered material)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Garden Hose

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • CPG
    • (60-65% postconsumer rubber and/or plastic)
  • Glass Fiber Reinforced

    • Federal Programs
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (6% recovered material)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

    Categories:
    HVAC/Mechanical
    • CPG
    • (100% postconsumer high density polyethylene)
  • Jute

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • (40% postconsumer burlap)
  • Paper-Based Hydraulic Mulch

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • CPG
    • (100% postconsumer paper)
  • Paperboard

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Federal Programs
    • CPG
    • (100% postconsumer paper)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Non-federal standards and ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Perlite Composite Board

    • Federal Programs
    • CPG
    • (23% postconsumer paper)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Phenolic Rigid Foam

    • Federal Programs
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (5% recovered material)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Plastic

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Federal Programs
    • CPG
    • (90-100% recovered plastic)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • NSF/ANSI 332
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • TCNA: ANSI A138.1/Green Squared
    • If the above are not available:
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Plastic

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • 100% recovered plastic; including 10-100% postconsumer content
  • Plastic

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • (90-100% recovered plastic or plastic blends)
  • Plastic, Non-Woven Batt

    • Federal Programs
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (100% recovered and/or postconsumer plastics)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Plastic/Composites

    • CPG
    • (100% postconsumer plastic or plastic/rubber composite)
  • Polyester Carpet Face Fiber

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred
    • (7% minimum biobased content)
    • CPG
    • (25-100% recovered polyethylene terephthalate; including 25-100% postconsumer content)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • NSF 140
    • If the above are not available:
    • Environmental Choice New Zealand: Carpets
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

    Categories:
    HVAC/Mechanical
    • CPG
    • (25-100% recovered polyvinyl chloride; including 5-15% postconsumer content)
  • Rigid Foam

    • Federal Programs
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (9% recovered material)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Rock Wool

    • Federal Programs
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (75% recovered slag)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Rubber

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • (60-90% recovered tire rubber; including 60-90% postconsumer content)
  • Rubber

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Federal Programs
    • CPG
    • (90-100% postconsumer rubber)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • NSF/ANSI 332
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • TCNA: ANSI A138.1/Green Squared
    • If the above are not available:
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Rubber

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • (85-100% recovered rubber; including 75-100% postconsumer content)
  • Rubber

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • (90-100% postconsumer rubber or rubber blends)
  • Rubber

    • CPG
    • (100% recovered rubber; including 12-100% postconsumer content)
  • Steel

    Categories:
    HVAC/Mechanical
    • CPG
  • Steel

    • CPG
    • (See EPA guidance at www.epa.gov/cpg)
  • Structural Wall Panels

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred
    • (94% minimum biobased content)
    • CPG
    • (80-100% recovered wood waste, bagasse, and paper)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Non-federal, multi-attribute standards and ecolabels
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Synthetic Fibers

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • (100% recovered carpet fabrication scrap)
  • Wood/Composites

    • CPG
    • (100% recovered wood/plastic composite)
  • Blasting Grit

    Blasting grit is an industrial abrasive used to shape, cut, sharpen or finish a variety of other surfaces and materials. Abrasives are used in many industries, including construction, automotive and l...

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • CPG
  • Industrial Drums

    An industrial drum is a cylindrical container used for shipping and storing liquid or solid materials. According to the Plastic Drum Institute (PDI), between 12 and 15 million plastic drums are manufa...

  • Manual-Grade Strapping

    Strapping is used in transport packaging to hold products in place on pallets or in other methods of commercial, bulk shipment to prevent tampering and pilferage during shipping. EPA's designation is ...

  • Sorbents

    Materials formulated for use in the cleanup and bioremediation of oil and chemical spills, the disposal of liquid materials, or the prevention of leakage or leaching in maintenance applications, shop ...

    • BioPreferred
    • CPG
  • Soaker Hose

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • CPG
    • (60-70% postconsumer rubber and/or plastic)
  • Wood-Based Hydraulic Mulch

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • CPG
    • (100% recovered wood and paper)
  • Paint

    Reprocessed paint is postconsumer latex paint that has been sorted by a variety of characteristics including type (i.e., interior or exterior), light and dark colors, and finish (e.g., high-gloss or f...

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred
    • CPG
  • Consolidated Latex Paint

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • (100% postconsumer content)
  • Reprocessed Latex Paint -- Dark Colors

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Federal Programs
    • CPG
    • (50 - 99% recovered material, including 50 - 99% postconsumer material)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • GECA Paints & Coatings
    • Green Seal 11
    • Green Seal 43
    • MPI Extreme Green
    • If the above are not available:
    • Environmental Choice New Zealand: Paints
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Reprocessed Latex Paint -- White, Off-White, and Pastel Colors

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Federal Programs
    • CPG
    • (20% postconsumer material)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • GECA Paints & Coatings
    • Green Seal 11
    • Green Seal 43
    • MPI Extreme Green
    • If the above are not available:
    • Environmental Choice New Zealand: Paints
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Interior Paints and Coatings -- Latex

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred
    • (20% minimum biobased content)
    • CPG
    • (See Reprocessed latex paint listings for recycled content recommendations)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • GECA Paints & Coatings
    • Green Seal 11
    • Green Seal 43
    • MPI Extreme Green
    • If the above are not available:
    • Environmental Choice New Zealand: Paints
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Bathroom Tissue

    Sanitary tissue products include bathroom and facial tissue, paper towels, napkins and general-purpose industrial wipers. They are generally sold in rolls or sheets and are used in personal care, food...

    • Federal Programs
    • CPG
    • (20-100% recovered fiber; including 20-60% postconsumer fiber)

    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Green Seal GS-01

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • General Purpose Industrial Wipers

    Sanitary tissue products include bathroom and facial tissue, paper towels, napkins and general-purpose industrial wipers. They are generally sold in rolls or sheets and are used in personal care, food...

    • CPG
    • (40-100% recovered fiber; including 40% postconsumer fiber)

  • Paper Towels

    A paper towel is a disposable, absorbent towel made from paper that can be used for drying hands, wiping windows and other surfaces, dusting, and cleaning up spills.

    • Federal Programs
    • CPG
    • (40-100% recovered fiber; including 40-60% postconsumer fiber)

    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Green Seal GS-01

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Plastic Trash Bags

    Plastic trash bags, also called trash can liners, are widely available with recovered material content including HDPE, LDPE and LLDPE. The amount of recovered materials used in the manufacturing proce...

    • Federal Programs
    • CPG
    • (10-100% postconsumer plastic)

    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • For trash bags 24" x 33" or smaller:
    • EcoLogo/UL 126
    • (≥ 20% post-consumer recycled content)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Plastic

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Federal Programs
    • CPG
    • (90-100% recovered plastic)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • NSF/ANSI 332
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • GreenCircle Certified Environmental Facts for Flooring Products
    • TCNA: ANSI A138.1/Green Squared
    • If the above are not available:
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Rubber

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Federal Programs
    • CPG
    • (90-100% postconsumer rubber)
    • EPA Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • GreenCircle Certified Environmental Facts for Flooring Products
    • NSF/ANSI 332
    • TCNA: ANSI A138.1/Green Squared
    • If the above are not available:
    • International Living Future Institute: Living Product Challenge 1.0
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Future Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

       


    • For information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendations website.
  • Biobased Fertilizers

    Categories:
    Landscaping Products
    • BioPreferred
    • (71% biobased content)
  • 100% Recycled Content Copier Paper

    A lightweight paper used for photocopying that consists of 100% recycled materials.

    Categories:
    Paper Office Products
    • CPG
    • This meets and exceeds the CPG minimum content of 30% postconsumer fiber.
  • Paper

    • CPG
    • (90-100% postconsumer content)
    • (100% total recovered materials content)
  • Textiles

    • CPG
    • (95-100% postconsumer content)
    • (95-100% total recovered materials content)
  • Plastics

    • CPG
    • (25-100% total recovered materials content)
  • Wood

    • CPG
    • (100% total recovered materials content)
  • Other Organics/Multi-Materials

    • CPG
    • (100% total recovered materials content)