The application period for fiscal year (FY) 2016-17 is now closed.

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) administers a program to provide opportunities for local governments/other eligible jurisdictions to receive payments for used oil and used oil filter collection/recycling programs.


Note: "OPP" followed by a number is the cycle code for the Used Oil Payment Program.

Cycle 7: OPP7 Awards | Approval of Awards, October 6, 2016



Eligible applicants are limited to local governments, which are defined in statute as "any chartered or general law city, chartered or general law county, or any city and county." CalRecycle may make a payment to another entity that will implement the program on behalf of a local government (in lieu of making a payment to that local government) with the agreement of that local government.


To be eligible to apply for a payment under this program, applicants must:

  • Have either one certified used oil collection center per 100,000 residents and/or a curbside collection program that includes used oil/used oil filter collection at least monthly.
  • Have a public education component [in their program] that informs the public of locally available used oil/used oil filter collection/recycling opportunities.
  • Accept the terms set out in the OPP Cycle 7 Guidelines (Revised 6/20/16) and be in compliance with the program provisions described in PRC section 48690 et seq., notably PRC sections 48674, 48690, and 48691.


A maximum amount of $11 million will be available, subject to an approved State budget and funding availability as determined by CalRecycle.

Per Capita Funding

  • Payments are calculated per capita using the Department of Finance's population statistics.
  • Small jurisdictions will be provided a minimum award of $5,000 for cities and $10,000 for counties.
  • Jurisdictions may also apply regionally and pool their funds.
Timeline and Cycle Details
DatesActivity and Details
May 26, 2016Application Open Date and Application Access

Applications will be available on this date thru June 30, 2016-customer service will be provided during the application period and until 4:00 p.m. on the due date. For assistance, email or call Danielle Abila.

First time users of the Local Government Oil Payment Program (LoGOPP) system must:

  1. Obtain a CalRecycle WebPass. Note: Those who previously obtained a WebPass for a CalRecycle system (i.e., Local Government Information Center (LoGIC), E-Waste, BGR, etc.) do not need to obtain a new WebPass.
  2. Request "access" to the system by sending an email to their Program Advisor after obtaining their WebPass.

Returning users can immediately login into LoGOPP.

If you have questions, please contact your Program Advisor.

June 30, 2016Application Due Date
  • OPP Cycle 7 Guidelines (Revised 6/20/16)
  • Applications are due on this date-customer service will only be provided until 4:00 p.m. on this date.

For assistance, email or call Danielle Abila.

July 28, 2016

Document Due Date–Resolution

If the Resolution is not submitted at the time of submission of the application: The approved Resolution must be uploaded to the LoGOPP application system by this date. The requirements for  Resolutions are detailed in the OPP Cycle 7 Guidelines (Revised 6/20/16) and Resolution Examples are available.

April 2017Payments Awarded: Payment amounts will be determined as soon as possible after the Documents Due Date. A single payment will be made in April 2017, unless an October 2016 payment is requested by the applicant and subsequently approved by CalRecycle. Payment dates may be subject to change. Funding is subject to State budget approval.
July 1, 2016 -June 30, 2018 Term: The term is 24 months. Funding will be available for expenditure for the new cycle on July 1, 2016, and be available for expenditure through June 30, 2018. Refer to the OPP Cycle 7 Guidelines (Revised 6/20/16) for further information and any exceptions.
August 15, 2017 and August 15, 2018Due Dates for: Submission of online Annual Report (due no later than August 15th of each year during performance period, unless a due date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the online report must be submitted by the following Monday).