California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Local Jurisdiction Sample Documents

Public Education Materials

  1. Basic Data: Solid Waste Amounts, Composition, and Management Systems. Information about the amounts and composition of solid waste that are generated from various building types.
  2. Community Recycling Information.
  3. Holiday Recycling Information. Christmas Tree Recycling. Holiday Packaging.
  4. Lake Tahoe Area - Addresses pine needles and other forest wastes.


  1. Butte County Recycling Information
  2. Humboldt County Public Education Materials

            a. Household hazardous Waste Reduction.
            b. Recycling Expo Fair.
            c. Restaurant Guide.
            d. Waste Reduction Guide.
            e. Composting Guide.
            f. County History of Waste Reduction.
            g. Take me Shopping - Guide to Green Alternatives.
            h. Household Waste Reduction.
            i. Newsletter of Recycling Market Development Zone.
            j. Household Hazardous Waste Handling: Oil, paints, and pesticides.
            k. Recycling Opportunities
            l.  Second-hand Repair Shops brochure.

  3. Kern County
           a. RMDZ Pamphlet.
           b. Guide to Extending the Life of Tires.
           c. Plastics Recycling in Kern County.
           d. Calendar Providing Solid Waste Education.
  4. Kings County
           a. Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County. Changing Behavior: Insights and Applications, Behavior change Project Final Report. Addresses behavior change principles in regards to waste management.
  5. Napa County Hazardous Waste Collection Flyer.
  6. Sacramento County
        a. Composting Information Packet.
        b. Block Leader Packet.
        c. Door-to-Door Hanger with Recycling Information.
  7. Sacramento County Promotional Materials for the Compost Coach Program
       a. Household Hazardous Waste Clean-Up Days.
       b. Recycling News, Kids Issue.
  8. Shasta County Hazardous Waste Informational Exchange (5/96).
        a. Fact Sheet of Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facilities.
        b. Permit Inspection Check-list.
        c. Household Hazardous Waste Facility Permit Regulations.
        d. Household Hazardous Waste Facility Statues.
        e. Household Hazardous Waste Permit Notification Form.
  9. Siskiyou County Recycling Guide.
  10. Tehama County Public Education Materials for Curbside and Independent Recyclers. (1998)


  1. Carson City, Nevada Office Paper and Pre-Recycling Brochure.
  2. City of Cerritos, California. Resource Management Alliance Flier for their Annual Report Meeting.
  3. City of Del Norte Reduce/Reuse/Recycle Flyer.
  4. City of Highland Flyer to Promote Rebates on Mulching Lawnmowers.
  5. City of Los Angeles
    a. Yard Waste: The Less in the Bin, the Better.
    b. Grasscycling.
    c. Event Recycling.
    d. Helping Business Mine the Gold in Recycling.
    e. How to Recycle.
    f. How to Recycle Construction and Demolition Materials.
    g. You can Recycle in Los Angeles.
    h. City of Los Angeles Recycling Resource Catalog.
    i.  Tire Reuse and Recycling.
    j.  Resource Guide to Recycled-Content Construction Products (4/95).
    k. Construction and Demolition Recycling Guide. Issues #12, #13.
    l.  Repainting Los Angeles. Paint Recycling.
    m. Resource List. Tapes and Workshops on Recycling.
    n. "Put it to Good Re-Use." Directory of Donation Opportunities.
    o. Recycling Activities for City-Sponsored Earthquake Debris Removal.
    p. Multilingual Public Education Materials for Recycling, Curbside Collection and Household Hazardous Waste.
    q. Recycling Guide for Office's Recycling and Your Bottom Line
    r. Impress Your Guests (7/93). A Guide to Recycling Resources for the Hospitality Industry.
    s. Guide to the Who, What, Where, When and How of Buying Recycled (7/93)
    t. Recycling in Numbers (12/94). A directory of recycling collection services for apartment buildings.
    u. The Toner Cartridge Directory (9/93). A resource guide to local refillers and re-manufacturers and how to select them.
    v. Food for Thought Foodbank Directory (9/94).
    w. The Recycletter. A newsletter on city facilities recycling programs (Earth Day 1995).
    x. Los Angeles Area: Wood You Recycle? (3/95) A guide to wook waste reuse and recycling.
  6. Los Angeles International Airport Waste Audit and Recovery Program (1/92). Volume I - Executive Summary, Volume II Technical Findings.
  7. Los Angeles Area: 53 Simple Things Universities and Colleges Can Do To Reduce Waste (8/92).
  8. City of Oakleaf: The Oakleaf Supplement Newsletter. May 1996 issue. Includes information about the operation and billing of the city's solid waste system.
  9. City of Redding
  10. a. Door Hangers About Automated Refuse Collection.
    b. Blue Bin Curbside Recycling.
    c. Guide to Curbside Green Waste Recycling.
    d. Com/Res. Cardboard Recycling.
    e. Curbside Door-hanger.

  11. City of San Diego Household Hazardous Waste Program Information.
  12.  City of San Francisco Public Education Recycling Materials: Multi-Lingual.
  13. City of San Jose Green Industries Packet.
  14.  City of Thousands Oaks Environmental Business Symposium.
  15.  Household Hazardous Waste Public Education Pamphlets for San Francisco, Sacramento, Shasta, Sutter and Yolo Counties.
  16. Toxics Update Newsletter.  A Guide to Regulatory Assistance. (3/96)

To obtain a copy of any of the above materials, please contact your local assistance representative at (916) 341-6199. If you would like to submit your local documents to the library or if you have any suggestions on how to improve the library, please contact Leticia Gallegos.

Sample Documents Index

Last updated: March 1, 2012
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