For over a decade, CalRecycle has supported communities impacted by wildfires and other disasters by safely disposing of debris and ensuring properties are safe for survivors to rebuild.
At the direction of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), CalRecycle collaborates with local, state, and federal partners in recovery efforts.
Debris removal operations recycle, reuse, and divert debris to the greatest extent possible.
- Cal OES Wildfire Recovery Resources
- Track 2021 Wildfires cleanup progress
- What to do if your home is damaged by wildfire
- What makes a tree hazardous (YouTube, 04:26) | Transcripts
If you have questions or inquiries related to the disposal or composting of animal carcasses during a declared emergency, please send an email to PermitTrainingAssistance@calrecycle.ca.gov.
For information about current solicitations and other opportunities with CalRecycle on debris removal and related projects, visit our Contracts page.
Cities and Counties
Local jurisdictions are critical players in every disaster recovery effort. CalRecycle and our partners have developed resources and plans to support and coordinate with you.