Local Government Assistance Library
This section of the library provides information about CalRecycle, staff, and local jurisdiction model documents and guidelines designed to assist jurisdictions report to valuable information to the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), local jurisdictions governments, and models for neighboring jurisdictions to pattern themselves after.
Model Source Reduction and Recycling Element (SRRE) Guidelines. The jurisdiction may follow the guidelines and CalRecycle’s Model SRRE Template (Excel, 170 KB), designed for use by either a newly incorporated city that needs to submit a SRRE or a jurisdiction that needs to revise its SRRE.
Approved Templates. CalRecycle’s Local assistance staff has developed a series of templates to assist jurisdictions when claiming changes to CalRecycle-approved, base-year disposal or diversion amounts, when claiming changes to reporting-year disposal amounts, when using alternate adjustment factors to calculate an annual diversion rate, or when establishing a new base year.
- New Base year (Extrap)
- New Base year (No-Extrap)
- Base year Disposal Correction
- Base year Diversion Correction
- Report year disposal modification
- Rural Reduction
- Alternate Adjustment Factors
- Five-Year Countywide Integrated Waste Management Plan Revision
- Construction and Demolition Diversion Model Ordinance
Model Procurement Policies. A collection of approved policies from California jurisdictions, used when conducting public business, which help build demand for recycled-content products.
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Local Jurisdiction Sample Documents. A listing of documents available from the CalRecycle reference library that can help jurisdictions in planning waste reduction programs. Most of the documents are from local governments, and they can be ordered in hard copy at cost (for reproduction). A few are available on–line or are downloadable in PDF or MS Word format.