CalRecycle Data Central

This portal provides quick access to a variety of CalRecycle and other data sources and tools relating to California’s solid waste stream, waste disposal and recycling facility infrastructure, materials flow, recycling, and much more. In addition to the resources accessed in the links below, don’t forget about the other tools available to help you find useful information, for example the Site Index and the Database Directory.

Food In Containers


This section provides a portal to statewide disposal data and amounts. It also covers waste characterization, alternative daily cover (ADC), and general information on material types for each local jurisdiction or county.

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Facilities & Recycling Businesses

This section provides a portal to specifics on solid waste facilities, used oil collection sites, electronic waste and recycling centers located near your home or business as well as within your communities, cities, and counties.

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Grants & Loans

This section provides a portal to specifics on grants and loans given by CalRecycle.

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Measuring Progress

This section provides a portal to rates and trends, State agency data, enforcement, beverage container recycling, and Awards Programs.

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This section provides a portal to CalRecycle contacts, along with county, legislative, and other local contacts.

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Demographics & Maps

This section provides a portal to data for population, California Labor and Employment, and US Census facts. You will also find CalRecycle maps, along with EPA Envirofacts, GeoTracker, and US EPA MyEnvironment links.

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For more information contact, the Office of Public Affairs,