Contact CalRecycle

For general public inquiries, please call us at 1-800-Recycle (732-9253). The list below provides contact information and links for CalRecycle’s major programs. The CalEPA-Wide Staff Directory provides a search to find contact information for individual CalRecycle staff.

The links on the left take you to additional contact and feedback sites for the department.

Programs and Offices Phone* Email
General Information
Main Switchboard (916) 322-4027  
Main Toll-Free Number 800-RECYCLE (732-9253)
Complaints About Recycling Centers/Option A Retailers
Office of Public Affairs (916) 341-6300
Public Records Requests (916) 341-6072
Human Resources Office (916) 341-6646
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Office (916) 341-6660
Recruitment (916) 341-6000
International Delegations
Contacts by Jurisdiction or County
Local Assistance Contacts (CalRecycle staff and local jurisdictions)
Local Enforcement Agencies (LEA)    
CalRecycle Staff Contacts for Local Enforcement Agencies    
Program Information
Beverage Container Recycling (916) 323-3836  
Buy Recycled Program (916) 341-6199  
Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Recycling Program (916) 341-6269
Grant Programs (916) 341-5062
Organic Materials Management Contacts
Recycling Center Complaints
Recycling Market Development Zones    
Schools Program (916) 341-6769
State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign (916) 341-6199
State Agency Waste Reduction (916) 341-6199
Tire Program Contacts    
Used Oil Recycling Program (916) 341-6457  
Waste Reduction Business Assistance
Organizational Units
Administrative Services Division (ASD)    
Accounts Payable Unit (916) 341-6645
Accounting Operations Unit
Mission Task Financial Unit
Accounts Receivable Unit (916) 341-6305
Information Technology Services (ITS)    
Executive Office (916) 322-4025  
Legal Office (916) 327-0089  
Legislative and External Affairs Office (916) 341-6283
Public Affairs Office (916) 341-6300
Audits and Program Evaluation Office (916) 327-2792
Policy Development and Analysis Office    
Division of Recycling (Beverage Container Program) (916) 323-3836  
Materials Management and Local Assistance Division (916) 341-6500  
Waste Permitting, Compliance, and Mitigation Division (916) 341-6360  

For more information contact: Office of Public Affairs,