Recycled Product Content Definitions
 
"Pre-consumer" materials are generated by manufacturers and processors, and may consist of scrap, trimmings and other by-products that were never used in the consumer market.

"Post-consumer" material is an end product that has completed its life cycle as a consumer item and would otherwise have been disposed of as a solid waste. "Post consumer materials" indicates the product was made with these materials that were recycled by residents and other businesses.

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