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Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Program

Under the Comprehensive Procurement Guideline (CPG) program, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designates products that are or can be made with recovered materials, and recommends practices for buying these products.  Once a product is designated, procuring federal agencies are required to purchase it with the highest recovered material content level practicable.  Buying recycled content products helps to ensure that the materials collected in home and office recycling programs will be used again in the manufacturing of new products.

Buying CPG products?  View sample solicitation/contract language.

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View CPG products on the GPC

Whole Building Systems


  • Paper Towel Hand Drying

    Paper towel-based hand drying utilizes paper products to facilitate the absorption of water from a user's hands after hand washing. Different pap...

  • Recycling containers

    Recycling bins come in a variety of shapes and sizes to help keep recyclables organized and pest-free. There are large bins for breakroom and cop...
  • Electronic Waste

    Small electronics and batteries should be collected and diverted from the waste stream because of their high concentrations of acids and heavy metal...