California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Diversion Study Guide, Appendix G

Department of Conservation (Division of Recycling)
Data Request Letter

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Department of Conservation
Division of Recycling
Policy and Analysis Branch
801 K Street, MS 19-02
Sacramento, California 95814

Subject: Request for Aggregate Volume Report for materials collected within the (Jurisdiction Name––e.g., City of Sacramento)

The (jurisdiction name) is collecting recycling tonnage data for the purposes of complying with the disposal reduction mandates of the California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989, and, therefore, submits this volume report request for materials collected within the (jurisdiction name) during calendar year (XXXX). Please ensure that the requested volume report includes the following:

  • Received weight totals reported by program type. These program types are curbside, drop-off and collection, and community service programs and recycling centers.
  • Received weights by material type (aluminum, glass, PET plastic, bimetal and other beverage containers) for each facility within each program type.

Please note that the request is for volume data reported to the Division of Recycling in received weights rather than redeemed weights.

Should you have questions or need additional information, please contact me at (telephone number).


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