California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Recovered Materials Markets

The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) at one time maintained the Recovered Materials Marketing Guides to provide recycling and marketing information for collectors, processors, product manufacturers, academics, and the general public. However, numerous commercial ventures and trade journals now provide price information with better speed and accuracy.

For recovered materials market prices, there are several commercially available resources, including:

U.S. EPA also maintains a pricing information resource page.

Other information regarding glass, metals, organics, paper, plastic, and tires is located under those topics within the CalRecycle website.

If you maintain market prices of recovered materials and would like to be listed on this page as a resource, contact the staff person listed below.

Last updated: March 6, 2007
Market Development http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Markets/
Business Assistance: bzassist@calrecycle.ca.gov