California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Diversion Programs System Codes

Special Waste Materials

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
4000-SP-ASH Ash Ash

Land applications

Building materials

4010-SP-SLG Sludge (sewage/industrial) Soil Amendment

Landspreading of biosolids

4020-SP-TRS Tires Retreads
Other Reuse

Tire reuse opportunities

Tire recycling opportunities

Rubberized Asphalt
Other Tire-Derived Products
Collection Program

Drop-off at landfills

4030-SP-WHG White Goods White goods


White and brown goods Reuse/recycling

Special collection events

Salvage at processing centers

4040-SP-SCM Scrap Metal Scrap metals/Abandoned Vehicles

Salvage at processing centers

DMV-funded vehicle abatement program  (only if material goes to metal recycling)

4050-SP-WDW Wood Waste Wood Waste Chipping for Mulch or Compost


Brush/Wood Waste Chipping
4060-SP-CAR Concrete/Asphalt/Rubble Inerts (Construction/Demolition)

Concrete/rubble reuse

Fill for land reclamation

Subbase material for roads

Concrete/asphalt recycling:

4070-SP-DSD Disaster Debris Disaster debris recycling
4080-SP-SGL Shingles Shingles used as asphalt enhancer
4090-SP-RND Rendering Dead Animal Program
4100-SP-OTH Other Special Waste  

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Last updated: June 27, 2011
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