California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 


Waste Management for State Agencies

As a part of California’s continued commitment to reduce the amount of solid waste entering landfills, state agencies and facilities are required to meet waste diversion goals. State agencies are also required to buy postconsumer recycled content products when making purchases in 11 different categories. Buying recycled is critical as it helps create market demand for recycled materials.

State agencies submit two annual reports to CalRecycle:

This site assists state government waste reduction/recycling coordinators and procurement officers in their efforts to reduce, reuse, recycle, and buy recycled.


Program News and Activities

Last updated: February 7, 2018
State Agency Waste Management Programs,
Recycling Coordinator:, (916) 341-6199
Buy Recycled Campaign:, (916) 341-6199