California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Beverage Container Recycling

Official Notices




Beverage Distributors and Manufacturers

Certified Operators

Commingled Rates

Contaminated Glass Shipping Reports

Convenience Zones


Handling Fees

Payment By Count

  • To: All Certified Operators of Recycling Centers
    Subject: Payment By Count (PDF, 288 KB)
    Posted: Revised January 12, 2011

Plastic Market Development Payment Program

Processing Fee and Handling Fee Cost Surveys

  • To: All Program Participants
    Subject: Cost Categories  (PDF, 160 KB)
    Posted: July 20, 2012
  • To: All Program Participants
    Subject: Handling Fee, April 30, 2012 (PDF, 1.7 MB) 
    Posted: June 19, 2012
  • To: All Program Participants
    SubjectProcessing Fee, March 30, 2012 (PDF, 1 MB)
    Posted: June 19, 2012

Processing Fees and Payments

Quality Incentive Payment Program

Recycling Rates

Redemption of the "Plastic Can" Beverage Container

Retail Dealers

  • To: All Retail Stores Selling Beverages in California
    Subject: CRV Increase to 5˘ and 10˘ (PDF)
    Posted: June 1, 2007, Effective July 1, 2007

Scrap Value

U.C. Berkeley Study

Last updated: April 4, 2014
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