California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

State Agency Recycling Recognition (STARR) Award Program

Selection Criteria

Applications for the 2002 Awards were evaluated based on the following criteria, as applicable:

  • Has the applicant has achieved greater than 25 percent overall waste diversion?
  • Has the specific program(s) under consideration for award achieved a significant, measurable reduction in disposed waste?
  • Are programs cost-effective in terms of relative cost for the amount of waste diverted?
  • Are a wide range of diversion and disposal issues addressed?
  • Has the applicant conducted a formal waste assessment/characterization?
  • Does the program include innovations by means of unique ideas, methods, or technologies?
  • Is the program regularly evaluated for effectiveness and improved based upon that evaluation?

2002 Winners

Last updated: February 4, 2004
State Agency Recycling Recognition Awards Program, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/StateAgency/STARR/
Dorothy Woody: Dorothy.Woody@calrecycle.ca.gov, (916) 341-6199