Reporting and Payments for Beverage Distributors and Manufacturers

Due Dates for Reporting and Payment

Reporting and Payment Calendar

Reports and associated payments must be received according to the following time frames:

  • Distributor Reports and associated redemption payments must be received by the last day of the month following the month of sales.
    • Example: sales incurred in July 2024 are due by August 31, 2024.
  • Beverage Manufacturer Reports and associated processing fees must be submitted by the 10th day of the second month following the month of sales [PRC Section 1475(g)(1)].
    • Example: January 2024 reports and payments are due by March 10, 2024.

Reporting and Payment Calendar can be requested by calling the Participant Management Unit at (916) 323-1837 or can be obtained online.

NOTE: Companies designated by the Division as Annual Reporters are the exception to these timeframes.

Current Processing Fee Rates

Reporting Online through Division of Recycling Integrated Information System (DORIIS)

Demonstration on how to use DORIIS can be found here: Reporting and Payment (DORIIS) Demonstration for Beverage Manufacturers and Distributors (

Public Resource Code 14553(b) requires Distributor and Beverage Manufacturer reports to be submitted online through DORIIS.

To obtain online reporting access, you must submit:

Once your request for online access has been processed, you will receive an email with your login information.

For a step-by-step process of using DORIIS, review the Beverage Manufacturer and Distributor Reporting and Manual (Updated April 2023).

Login to DORIIS

Annual Reporter Program

  • Distributors: If a distributor displays a pattern of operation in compliance to the satisfaction of CalRecycle, the distributor may make a single annual payment of redemption payments.
    • For eligibility, refer to Section 14574 (b).
  • Beverage Manufacturers: If a beverage manufacturer displays a pattern of operation in compliance to the satisfaction of CalRecycle, the beverage manufacturer may make a single annual payment of the processing fees.
    • For eligibility, refer to Section 14575 (g)(3).

California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act full text.

Where to Send Payments

Beverage manufacturer processing fees and distributor redemption payments should be sent to:

Attn: Accounting, MS 19A
P.O. Box 2711
Sacramento, CA 95812-2711


If you need to send mail to a street address (special delivery purposes), please send it to:

Attn: Accounting Office, MS 19A
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-2828