Beverage Container Recycling Pilot Program (SB 458)


Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 458 (Wiener, Chapter 648, Statutes of 2017) into law on October 10, 2017. This legislation authorizes CalRecycle to approve pilot projects proposed by jurisdictions to provide convenient beverage container redemption opportunities in underserved areas. The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle/Department) is proposing emergency regulations to add Sections 2750-2778, Subchapter 9.5, Chapter 5, Division 2, Title 14, of the California Code of Regulations (CCR) to implement the pilot project program authorized in Public Resources Code Section 14571.9.

Affected Regulatory Code Sections

Sections 2750-2778, Subchapter 9.5, Chapter 5, Division 2, Title 14, of the California Code of Regulations (CCR)

Current Status and Documents

The Office of Administrative Law approved emergency regulations to provide additional guidelines and requirements for the implementation of SB 458.


You may contact Sharon Siozon for additional information.

Rulemaking Documents

Historical Information

CalRecycle posted a draft copy of the regulations for review and comment from December 17, 2018 to January 11, 2019.

CalRecycle held workshops on December 13, 2017 and March 20, 2018 to solicit input from interested parties for the implementation of SB 458 and the development of these regulations.

For more information contact: Legislative and External Affairs Office,