California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)


Beverage Container Recycling


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General Information

Certified Recyclers & Processors

Convenience Zones & Retailers

Cost Surveys

Distributors, Manufacturers & Retailers


Beverage Container Recycling Grant Program

Community Conservation Corps Funding Program

City/County Payment Program

Recycling Market Development & Expansion Grant Program

Kids & Educators

Laws & Regulations

Local Government Agencies & Curbside Program

Single Stream Recycling Best Practices Manual and Companion Implementation Guide

This 2007 guide aims to assist communities in designing programs to maximize the quality of all materials recovered for recycling, and to ensure the recovered materials are utilized in the manufacture of new products. The publications discuss technical alternatives and options in contracting for collection and processing services, program design elements, material collection, processing and separation equipment, Material Recycling Facility processes, community-wide and individual household education and promotion, relationships with local manufacturers, and specifications for recovered recycled materials.

Last updated: December 27, 2016
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