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.

Programs and Offices Phone* Email
General Information
Main Switchboard (916) 322-4027  
Main Toll-Free Number 800-RECYCLE (732-9253)
Office of Public Affairs (916) 341-6300
Public Records Requests (916) 341-6072
Human Resources Office (916) 341-6646
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Office (916) 341-6660
Recruitment  (916) 341-6000
International Delegations
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 (916) 323-3836  
Buy Recycled Program (916) 341-6199
Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Recycling Program (916) 341-6269
Grant Programs (916) 341-5062
Organic Materials Management Contacts    
Recycling Center Complaints
Recycling Market Development Zones
Schools Program (916) 341-6769
State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign (916) 341-6199
State Agency Waste Reduction (916) 341-6199
Tire Program Contacts    
Used Oil Recycling Program (916) 341-6457
Waste Reduction Business Assistance
Organizational Units
Administration, Finance, and Information Technology Services Division    
Executive Office    
Legal Office (916) 327-0089  
Legislative and External Affairs Office (916) 341-6283
Public Affairs Office (916) 341-6300
Audits and Program Evaluation Office    
Policy Development and Analysis Office    
Division of Recycling (Beverage Container Program) (916) 323-3836  
Materials Management and Local Assistance Division (916) 341-6500  
Waste Permitting, Compliance, and Mitigation Division (916) 341-6360  
Last updated: April 30, 2018
Public Affairs Office: (916) 341-6300