California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Grow Your Business: Financial and Market Development Assistance

CalRecycle promotes the job creation, waste reduction and greenhouse gas reduction benefits of recycling by offering financial and technical assistance to help recycled-content manufacturers, organics (composting, anaerobic digestion, etc.) and reuse/recycling-based businesses develop and prosper in California. Related assistance ranges from locating manufacturing materials – feedstock and providing permitting referral to running demographic, waste stream and economic analytics by geographical area and product marketing through RecycleStore. These services are provided in concert with related business assistance programs offered by other state agencies and organizations.

CalRecycle staff assist reuse- and recycling-based businesses directly. Contact the CalRecycle staff and local recycling coordinator for your city or county.


General Funding and Assistance

Targeted Funding

Other Funding

These and other business resources are available in the California Workforce Investment Board’s Business Services Resources Catalog (PDF, 148 KB) as well as the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development’s California Investment Guide (PDF, 489 KB).


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Last updated: November 16, 2015
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Local Assistance & Market Development, (916) 341-6199