California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Regulations

Title 14, Natural Resources--Division 7

Chapter 1: General Provisions

  • Article 1: Definitions, Sections 17000-17017
  • Article 2: Contracting with Architectural, Engineering, Environmental, Land Surveying and Construction Project Management Firms, Sections 17020-17029
  • Article 3: Implementation of Federal Laws, Sections 17031-17032
  • Article 4: Public Records, Sections 17041-17046
  • Article 5: Unreliable Contractors, Subcontractors, Borrowers and Grantees, Sections 17050-17062

Chapter 2: Planning Guidelines


Chapter 3: Minimum Standards for Solid Waste Handling and Disposal


Chapter 3.1: Compostable Materials Handling Operations and Facilities Regulatory Requirements

  • Article 1: General, Section 17850-17853
  • Article 2: Regulatory Tiers for Composting Operations and Facilities, Sections 17854-17862.1
  • Article 3: Report of Facility Information, Section 17863-17863.4.1
  • Article 5: Composting Operation and Facility Siting and Design Standards, Sections 17865-17866
  • Article 6: Composting Operating Standards, Sections 17867-17867.5
  • Article 7: Environmental Health Standards, Sections 17868.1-17868.5
  • Article 8: Composting Operation and Facility Records, Section 17869
  • Article 9: Site Restorations, Section 17870

Chapter 3.2: In-Vessel Digestion Operations and Facilities Regulatory Requirements

  • Article 1: In-Vessel Digestion Operations and Facilities Regulatory Requirements, Section 17896.1-17896.16
  • Article 2: Siting and Design, Sections 17896.17-17896.18
  • Article 3: Operating Standards for In-Vessel Digestion Operations and Facilities, Section 17896.19-17896.44
  • Article 4: Record Keeping Requirements, Sections 17896.45-17896.46
  • Article 5: Additional Operating Requirements for In-Vessel Digestion Facilities Only, Sections 17896.47-17896.56
  • Article 6: Digestate Handling Standards, Sections 17896.57-17896.61

Chapter 3.5: Standards for Handling and Disposal of Asbestos Containing Waste

  • Article 1: General, Section 17897-17897.15
  • Article 2: Standards, Sections 17897.16-17897.20
  • Article 3: Excavation Requirements, Section 17897.21
  • Article 4: Closure and Post Closure, Section 17897.24
  • Article 5: LEA Standards and Authorization, Section 17897.25

Chapter 4: Resource Conservation Programs

  • Article 1: Recycling Market Development Zone Designation Process, Sections 17900-17928
  • Article 1.1: Recycling Market Development Zone Low-Interest Revolving Loan Fund, Sections 17930-17939
  • Article 1.2: Leveraging the Recycling Market Development Zone Revolving Loan Fund, Sections 17939.1-17939.5
  • Article 2: Recycling Investment Tax Credit Program, Section 17940-17941
  • Article 3: Rigid Plastic Packaging Container Program, Section 17942-17949
  • Article 4: Recycled Content Newsprint, Section 17950-17974
  • Article 5: Recycled Content Trash Bag Program, Section 17975-17985
  • Article 6: At-Store Recycling Program--Recordkeeping, Reporting and Measurement, Section 17987-17987.6

Chapter 4.5: Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant Program

  • Article 1: Scope, Section 17990
  • Article 2: Definitions, Section 17991
  • Article 3: Eligibility Requirements, Section 17992.1-17992.4
  • Article 4: Grant Process, Section 17993.1-17993.7
  • Article 5: Property Owner Grant Application Request to Local Agency, Section 17994.-17994.3

Chapter 5: Enforcement of Solid Waste Standards and Administration of Solid Waste Facility Permits; Loan Guarantees

  • Article 1: Definitions and General Provisions, Sections 18010-18020
  • Article 2: Designation of a Local Agency and the Appointment of Hearing Panels, Sections 18050-18060
  • Article 2.1: LEA Certification Requirements, Sections 18070-18078
  • Article 2.2: LEA Performance Standards, Evaluation Criteria, and Duties and Responsibilities, Sections 18080-18084
  • Article 2.3: Board Actions Over LEAs, Sections 18085-18088
  • Article 2.4: LEA Grants, Sections 18090-18094
  • Article 3.0: Regulatory Tier Requirements, Sections 18100-18105.11
  • Article 3.1: Application for Solid Waste Facilities Permits, Sections 18200-18217
  • Article 3.1.1: Temporary Solid Waste Facilities Permits, Sections 18218-18218.9
  • Article 3.2: Reports of Facility Information, Sections 18220-18227
  • Article 3.3: Repealed
  • Article 3.4: Repealed
  • Article 3.5: Repealed
  • Article 4: Enforcement by Enforcement Agency and Review by Board, Sections 18301-18313
  • Article 5: Enforcement by Board, Sections 18350-18355
  • Article 5.1: Inventory of Solid Waste Facilities Which Violate State Minimum Standards, Sections 18360-18368
  • Article 6: Criteria, Priority and Administration of the Loan Guarantee Program Provided Pursuant to the Waste Disposal Site Hazard Reduction Act of 1987, Sections 18400-18413

Chapter 5.9: General Provisions


Chapter 6: Permitting of Waste Tire Facilities and Waste Tire Hauler Registration and Tire Manifests

  • Article 1: General, Section 18420
  • Article 2: Review of Permit Applications, Section 18423-18424
  • Article 3: Permit Issuance, Review, Revision, Revocation, Denial, Suspension, Reinstatement, Change of Owner, Operator, and/or Address, Sections 18425-18428
  • Article 3.5: Waste Tire Facility Violations and Enforcement, Section 18429
  • Article 4: Permit Application, Exemption, Exclusion, and Beneficial Reuse, Sections 18431-18434
  • Article 5: Closure, Sections 18440-18441
  • Article 6: Inspection of Waste Tire Facilities, Sections 18443
  • Article 7: Records, Section 18447-18448
  • Article 8.5: Waste Tire Hauler Registration and Manifesting Requirements for Waste and Used Tire Haulers, Retreaders, Waste and Used Tire Generators, and Waste and Used Tire End-Use Facilities
  • Article 9: Financial Assurance Requirements for Closure of a Major Waste Tire Facility, Sections 18470-18482
  • Article 10: Financial Responsibility for Operating Liability Claims of Major Waste Tire Facilities, Sections 18485-18499
  • Article 11: Financial Assurances Enforcement Procedures for Major Waste Tire Facilities, Sections 18499.1-18499.9

Chapter 7: Special Waste Standards


Chapter 8: Used Oil Recycling Program

  • Article 1: General Provisions and Definitions, Sections 18600-18601
  • Article 2: General Recordkeeping Requirements, Sections 18610-18616
  • Article 2.1: Recordkeeping, Auditing, and Administrative Actions for Entities Claiming Recycling Incentives, Sections 18619.1-18619.5
  • Article 3: Oil Manufacturers and Lubricating Oil Sellers, Sections 18620-18625
  • Article 3.1: Exemptions, Sections 18626-18627 6
  • Article 4: Used Oil Haulers, Sections 18630-18634
  • Article 5: Used Oil Recycling Facilities, Sections 18640-18643.7
  • Article 6: Used Oil Collection Center Certification and Operation Standards, Sections 18650-18651.9
  • Article 6.1: Registration Requirements for Industrial Generators and Operators of Curbside Collection Programs, Sections 18653.0-18653.6
  • Article 7: Recycling Incentive Payments, Sections 18655.1-18657.1
  • Article 8: Repealed
  • Article 8.1: Repealed

Chapter 8.2: Electronic Waste Recovery and Recycling

  • Article 1: General, Section 18660.5
  • Article 2.0: Electronic Waste Payment System--Applicability and Limitations, Document Submittals, Records, Audits and Net Cost Report, Sections 18660.6-18660.10
  • Article 2.1: Electronic Waste Payment System--Applications for Approval, Sections 18660.11-18660.19
  • Article 2.2: Electronic Waste Payment System--Business Requirements, Sections 18660.20-18660.21
  • Article 2.3: Electronic Waste Payment System--Recycling Payment Claims, Sections 18660.22-18660.31
  • Article 2.4: Electronic Waste Payment System--Cancellation Methods, Recovery Payment Rate, and Combined Recovery and Recycling Payment Rate, Sections 18660.32-18660.34
  • Article 2.5: Electronic Waste Payment System--Manufacturer Payments, Sections 18660.35-18660.39
  • Article 2.6: Covered Electronic Waste Recycling Fee, Section 18660.40
  • Article 3: Manufacturer Reporting, Section 18660.41
  • Article 4: Consumer Information Required of a Manufacturer, Section 18660.42
  • Article 5: Confidential, Proprietary and Trade Secret Information, Section 18660.43
  • Article 6: Administrative Civil Penalties, Sections 18660.44-18660.46
  • Article 7: Designated Approved Collectors, Sections 18660.47-18660.51

Chapter 9: Planning Guidelines and Procedures for Preparing, Revising, and Amending Countywide or Regional Integrated Waste Management Plans

  • Article 3: Definitions, Sections 18700-18720
  • Article 6.1: Solid Waste Generation Studies and Solid Waste Disposal Characterization, Section 18722-18726
  • Appendix 1. General Guidelines for Sampling When Performing a Quantitative Field Analysis for a Solid Waste Generation Study (CIWMB--November 1990)
  • Article 6.2: Source Reduction and Recycling Elements, Section 18730-18748
  • Article 6.3: Household Hazardous Waste Elements, Section 18750-18751.8
  • Article 6.4: Nondisposal Facility Element, Section 18752-18754.5
  • Article 6.5: Siting Elements, Section 18755-18756.7
  • Article 6.6: Countywide and Regional Agency Integrated Waste Management Plans, Section 18757-18758
  • Article 7: Procedures for Preparing and Revising City, Regional Agency and County Source Reduction and Recycling Elements, and Household Hazardous Waste Elements and City and County Nondisposal Facility Elements, Section 18760-18775.4
  • Article 8: Procedures for Preparing and Revising Siting Elements, Summary Plans, and Countywide and Regional Agency Integrated Waste Management Plans, Section 18776-18791
  • Article 9: Annual Report Regulations, Section 18794.0-18794.6
  • Article 9.1: Adjustment Method for Calculating Changes in Waste Generation Tonnage, Section 18797.0-18797.4
  • Article 9.2: Disposal Reporting System
  • Article 9.3: Repealed

Chapter 9.1: Mandatory Commercial Recycling


Chapter 10: Solid Waste Cleanup Program

  • Article 1: Authority, Section 18900
  • Article 2: Definitions, Section 18901
  • Article 3: Site Selection and Ranking Criteria, Sections 18902-18904
  • Article 4: Loans to Local Governments, Sections 18905-18912
  • Article 5: Grants to Public Entities to Abate Illegal Disposal Sites, Sections 18913-18919
  • Article 6: Matching Grants to Public Entities, Sections 18920-18927
  • Article 7: Board-Managed Remediations, Sections 18928-18932

Chapter 11: Product Stewardship

  • Article 1: Product Stewardship for Carpets, Sections 18940-18948
  • Article 2: Architectural Paint Recovery Program, Sections 18950-18958
  • Article 3: Used Mattress Recovery and Recycling Program, Sections 18959-18971

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