California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Diversion Programs System Program Codes Glossary

Source Reduction

To view a specific component of the program codes glossary just click on the component heading as shown by the list below.

Program Code Program Type Code Descriptions
1000-SR-XGC Xeriscaping, Grasscycling Xeriscaping/Grasscycling



1010-SR-BCM Backyard & On-Site Composting/Mulching Backyard Composting

On-site composting by businesses
(can include any organics)

(For schools, see code 3050-CM-SCH)

On-site composting by residences
(can include any organics)

1020-SR-BWR Business Source Reduction Business Waste Reduction

Business Waste Prevention

Ceramic cups
Paper form reduction
Electronic media
Double-sided copies


Diaper service

Auto dismantling

DMV-funded auto abatement program
(if parts pulled)

Salvage yards

1030-SR-PMT Procurement Procurement Programs

Joint purchase pools

Procurement of Recycled-Content Products

1040-SR-SCH School Source Reduction School Waste Reduction

School waste prevention

District waste prevention

1050-SR-GOV Government Source Reduction Government Waste Reduction

In-house Source Reduction - city, county, state, federal.

1060-SR-MTE Material Exchange, Thrift Shops Materials Exchange

Regional waste exchange

Garage sales

Flea markets


Food exchanges

1070-SR-OTH Other Source Reduction  

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Last updated: August 6, 2009
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