California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Contact CalRecycle

For general public inquiries, please call us at 1-800-Recycle (732-9253). The list below provides contact information and links for CalRecycle's major programs. The staff directory provides contact information for individual CalRecycle staff.

The links on the left take you to additional contact and feedback sites for the department. 

*All telephone and fax numbers are area code 916 unless otherwise indicated.

Programs and Offices Phone* Email
General Information
Main Switchboard 322-4027  
Office of Public Affairs 341-6300 opa@calrecycle.ca.gov
Public Records Requests 341-6066 PubRecReq@calrecycle.ca.gov
Human Resources Office 341-6646
Jobs/Exams exams@calrecycle.ca.gov
Webmaster   webmaster@calrecycle.ca.gov
Contacts by Jurisdiction or County
Local Assistance Contacts (CalRecycle staff and local jurisdictions)
Local Enforcement Agencies (LEA)    
CalRecycle Staff Contacts for Local Enforcement Agencies    
Program Information
Beverage Container Recycling    
Buy Recycled Program 341-6199
Central Solid Waste Facility Files 341-6737
Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Recycling Program 341-6269 Ewaste@calrecycle.ca.gov
Grant Programs 341-5062 grants@calrecycle.ca.gov
Organic Materials Management Contacts    
Recycling Center Complaints   complaints@calrecycle.ca.gov
Recycling Market Development Zones
Schools Program 341-6769 EEI@calrecycle.ca.gov
State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign 341-6199 sabrc@calrecycle.ca.gov
State Agency Waste Reduction 341-6199 sarc@calrecycle.ca.gov
Tire Program Contacts    
Used Oil Recycling Program 341-6457
Waste Prevention Information Exchange 341-6363 wpinfoex@calrecycle.ca.gov
Waste Reduction Awards Program 341-6604 wrap@calrecycle.ca.gov
Waste Reduction Business Assistance   bzassist@calrecycle.ca.gov
Organizational Units
Administration, Finance, and Information Technology Services Division    
Executive Office    
Legal Office 327-0089  
Legislative and External Affairs Office 341-6283 lexoff@calrecycle.ca.gov
Public Affairs Office 341-6300 opa@calrecycle.ca.gov
Audits and Program Evaluation Office    
Policy Development and Analysis Office    
Division of Recycling (Beverage Container Program) 1-800-Recycle  
Materials Management and Local Assistance Division 341-6500  
Waste Permitting, Compliance, and Mitigation Division 341-6360  

*All telephone and fax numbers are area code 916 unless otherwise indicated.

Last updated: September 10, 2014
CalRecycle, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov
Public Affairs Office: opa@calrecycle.ca.gov (916) 341-6300