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  • Title 14, Division 2, Chapter 5, CCR (web site): Browse official online version of regulations pertaining to the Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act. An unofficial PDF version is also available (last updated April 1, 2014).
  • Title 14, CCR, Division 7: Current CalRecycle regulations pertaining to all other nonhazardous waste management in California.
  • CCR Search: Search the CCR by title/section, keywords, or specific regulatory agency.

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Division 2, Chapter 5: Division of Recycling

Subchapter 1. Definitions

Subchapter 2. General Requirements

Subchapter 3. Manufacturers

  • Article 1. Labeling
  • Article 2. Accounting and Reporting Requirements for Container Manufacturers
  • Article 3. Registration, Accounting and Reporting Requirements for Beverage Manufacturers

Subchapter 4. Distributors

Subchapter 5. Processors

Subchapter 6. Recycling Centers

Subchapter 7. Dropoff and Collection Programs

  • Article 1. Requirements for Dropoff or Collection Programs
  • Article 2. Accounting and Reporting Requirements
  • Article 3. Individual Commingled Rate

Subchapter 8. Curbside Programs

Subchapter 9. Community Service Programs

  • Article 1. Requirements for Community Service Programs
  • Article 2. Accounting and Reporting Requirements
  • Article 3. Individual Commingled Rate

Subchapter 10. Exemptions

Subchapter 11. Pacific Beach Pilot Mobile Recycling Program

Subchapter 11.1. Out-of-State Importation

  • Article 1. Definitions Applicable to this Subchapter
  • Article 2. Requirements and Limitations Applicable to Empty Beverage Container Material Imported into California
  • Article 3. Notification Requirements
  • Article 4. Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements

Subchapter 11.5. Quality Incentive Payments

Subchapter 11.8. Plastic Market Development Payments

Subchapter 12. DOR Requirements


Division 7. Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery

Chapter 1. General Provisions

  • Article 1. Definitions
  • Article 2. Contracting with Architectural, Engineering, Environmental, Land Surveying and Construction Project Management Firms
  • Article 3. Implementation of Federal Laws
  • Article 4. Public Records
  • Article 5. Unreliable Contractors, Subcontractors, Borrowers and Grantees

Chapter 2. Planning Guidelines and Procedures for Preparing, Revising and Amending County Solid Waste Management Plans

  • Articles 1-7. Planning Guidelines and Procedures for Preparing, Revising and Amending County Solid Waste Management Plans [Repealed]

Chapter 3. Minimum Standards for Solid Waste Handling and Disposal

  • Article 1. General
  • Article 2. Purpose and Intent
  • Article 3. Emergency Waiver of Standards
  • Article 3.5. Temporary Waiver of Terms
  • Article 4. Definitions
  • Article 4.1. Waste Tire Program Definitions
  • Article 4.5. Implementation of Federal Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Minimum Standards [Repealed]
  • Article 5. Solid Waste Storage and Removal Standards
  • Article 5.4. Waste Tire Monofill Regulatory Requirements
  • Article 5.5. Waste Tire Storage and Disposal Standards
  • Article 5.6. Nonhazardous Petroleum Contaminated Soil Operations and Facilities Regulatory Requirements
  • Article 5.7. Hazardous Waste Disposal Facilities Disposing Nonhazardous, Nonputrescible, Industrial Solid Waste Regulatory Requirements
  • Article 5.8. Nonhazardous Ash Regulatory Tier Requirements
  • Article 5.9. Construction and Demolition and Inert Debris Transfer/Processing Regulatory Requirements
  • Article 5.95. Construction and Demolition Waste and Inert Debris Disposal Regulatory Requirements
  • Article 6.0. Transfer/Processing Operations and Facilities Regulatory Requirements
  • Article 6.1. Siting and Design
  • Article 6.2. Operating Standards
  • Article 6.3. Record Keeping Requirements
  • Article 6.35. Additional Operating Requirements for Facilities Only
  • Article 6.4. Transfer/Processing Station Standards [Repealed]
  • Article 7.1. Disposal Site Standards - General [Repealed]
  • Article 7.2. Disposal Site Siting and Design [Repealed]
  • Article 7.3. Disposal Site Records [Repealed]
  • Article 7.4. Disposal Site Improvements [Repealed]
  • Article 7.5. Disposal Site Operations [Repealed]
  • Article 7.6. Disposal Site Controls [Repealed]
  • Article 7.8. Disposal Site Standards Closure and Postclosure [Repealed]
  • Article 8. Agricultural Solid Waste Management Standards
  • Article 9. Litter Receptacle Standards [Repealed]

Chapter 3.1. Compostable Materials Handling Operations and Facilities Regulatory Requirements

  • Article 1. General
  • Article 2. Regulatory Tiers for Composting Operations and Facilities
  • Article 3. Report of Facility Information
  • Article 4. Standardized Composting Permit Terms and Conditions [Repealed]
  • Article 5. Composting Operation and Facility Siting and Design Standards
  • Article 6. Composting Operating Standards
  • Article 7. Environmental Health Standards
  • Article 8. Composting Operation and Facility Records
  • Article 9. Site Restorations

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

  • Article 1. In-Vessel Digestion Operations and Facilities Regulatory Requirements
  • Article 2. Siting and Design
  • Article 3. Operating Standards for In-Vessel Digestion Operations and Facilities
  • Article 4. Record Keeping Requirements
  • Article 5. Additional Operating Requirements for In-Vessel Digestion Facilities Only
  • Article 6. Digestate Handling Standards

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


Chapter 4. Resource Conservation Programs

  • Article 1. Recycling Market Development Zone Designation Process
  • Article 1.1. Recycling Market Development Revolving Loan Program
  • Article 1.2. Leveraging the Recycling Market Development Zone Revolving Loan Fund
  • Article 2. Recycling Investment Tax Credit Program [Repealed]
  • Article 3. Rigid Plastic Packaging Container Program
  • Article 4. Recycled Content Newsprint
  • Article 5. Recycled Content Trash Bag Program
  • Article 6. At-Store Recycling Program Recordkeeping, Reporting and Measurement

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


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

  • Article 1. Definitions and General Provisions
  • Article 2. Designation of a Local Agency and the Appointment of Hearing Panels or Hearing Officer
  • Article 2.1. LEA Certification Requirements
  • Article 2.2. LEA Performance Standards, Evaluation Criteria, and Duties and Responsibilities
  • Article 2.3(1). Board Actions Over LEAs
  • Article 2.3(2). LEA Grants
  • Article 3.0. Regulatory Tier Requirements
  • Article 3.1. Application for Solid Waste Facilities Permits
  • Article 3.1.1. Temporary Solid Waste Facilities Permits [Repealed]
  • Article 3.2. Reports of Facility Information
  • Article 3.3. Financial Responsibility for Operating Liability Claims [Repealed]
  • Article 3.4. Application and Approval of Closure and Postclosure Maintenance Plans [Repealed]
  • Article 3.5. Financial Responsibility for Closure and Postclosure Maintenance [Repealed]
  • Article 4. Enforcement by Enforcement Agency and Review by Department
  • Article 5. Enforcement by Board
  • Article 5.1. Inventory of Solid Waste Facilities Which Violate State Minimum Standards
  • Article 6. Criteria, Priority and Administration of the Loan Guarantee Program Provided Pursuant to the Waste Disposal Site Hazard Reduction Act of 1987

Chapter 5.9. Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (Calrecycle) - Conflict of Interest Code


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

  • Article 1. General
  • Article 2. Review of Permit Applications
  • Article 3. Permit Issuance, Review, Revision, Revocation, Denial, Suspension, Reinstatement, Change of Owner, Operator, and/or Address
  • Article 3.5. Waste Tire Facility Violations and Enforcement
  • Article 4. Permit Application, Exemption, Exclusion, and Beneficial Reuse
  • Article 5. Closure
  • Article 6. Inspection of Waste Tire Facilities
  • Article 7. Records
  • 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
  • Article 10. Financial Responsibility for Operating Liability Claims of Major Waste Tire Facilities
  • Article 11. Financial Assurances Enforcement Procedures for Major Waste Tire Facilities

Chapter 7. Special Waste Standards


Chapter 7.2. Playground Safety and Recycling Act Grant Program

  • Chapter 7.2. Playground Safety and Recycling Act Grant Program [Repealed]

Chapter 8. Used Oil Recycling Program

  • Article 1. General Provisions and Definitions
  • Article 2. General Recordkeeping Requirements
  • Article 2.1. Recordkeeping, Auditing, and Administrative Actions for Entities Claiming Recycling Incentives
  • Article 3. Oil Manufacturers and Lubricating Oil Sellers
  • Article 3.1. Exemptions
  • Article 4. Used Oil Haulers
  • Article 5. Used Oil Recycling Facilities
  • Article 6. Used Oil Collection Center Certification and Operation Standards
  • Article 6.1. Registration Requirements for Industrial Generators and Operators of Curbside Collection Programs
  • Article 7. Recycling Incentive Payments
  • Article 8. General Provisions for Used Oil Recycling Grants [Repealed]
  • Article 8.1. Local Government Block Grants [Repealed]

Chapter 8.2. Electronic Waste Recovery and Recycling

  • Article 1. General
  • Article 2.0. Electronic Waste Payment System--Applicability and Limitations, Document Submittals, Records, Audits and Net Cost Report
  • Article 2.1. Electronic Waste Payment System--Applications for Approval
  • Article 2.2. Electronic Waste Payment System--Business Requirements
  • Article 2.3. Electronic Waste Payment System--Recycling Payment Claims
  • Article 2.4. Electronic Waste Payment System--Cancellation Methods, Recovery Payment Rate, and Combined Recovery and Recycling Payment Rate
  • Article 2.5. Electronic Waste Payment System--Manufacturer Payments
  • Article 2.6. Covered Electronic Waste Recycling Fee
  • Article 3. Manufacturer Reporting
  • Article 4. Consumer Information Required of a Manufacturer
  • Article 5. Confidential, Proprietary and Trade Secret Information
  • Article 6. Administrative Civil Penalties
  • Article 7. Designated Approved Collectors

Chapter 9. Planning Guidelines and Procedures for Preparing and Revising Countywide Integrated Waste Management Plans

  • Chapter 9. Planning Guidelines and Procedures for Preparing and Revising Countywide Integrated Waste Management Plans
  • Article 3. Definitions
  • Article 6.1. Solid Waste Generation Studies
  • Article 6.2. Source Reduction and Recycling Elements
  • Article 6.3. Household Hazardous Waste Elements
  • Article 6.4. Nondisposal Facility Element
  • Article 6.5. Siting Elements
  • Article 6.6. Countywide and Regional Agency Integrated Waste Management Plans
  • 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
  • Article 8. Procedures for Preparing and Revising Siting Elements, Summary Plans, and Countywide and Regional Agency Integrated Waste Management Plans
  • Article 9. Annual Report Regulations
  • Article 9.1. Adjustment Method for Calculating Changes in Waste Generation Tonnage
  • Article 9.2. Disposal Reporting System
  • Article 9.3. Adjustment Method for Calculating Changes in Waste Generation Tonnage [Renumbered]

Chapter 9.1. Mandatory Commercial Recycling


Chapter 10. Solid Waste Cleanup Program


Chapter 11. Product Stewardship

  • Article 1. Product Stewardship for Carpets
  • Article 2. Architectural Paint Recovery Program
  • Article 3. Used Mattress Recovery and Recycling Program

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