Solid Waste Disposal and Codisposal Site Cleanup Program

The Solid Waste Site Cleanup Program is part of CalRecycle’s technical Engineering Support Services.

The program addresses solid waste disposal and codisposal sites where those responsible for the site either cannot be identified or are unable or unwilling to pay for timely cleanup to protect the environment for public health and safety.

Grants to Public Entities

Other Grant Cleanup Programs


  • Local Government Loans – These loans are for local governments who can demonstrate:
    •  Need and
    • The ability to repay state funds

CalRecycle-Managed Contracts 

CalRecycle manages some contracts in special cases with:

Solid Waste Site Cleanup Program

Solid Waste Site Cleanup Program Brochure (PDF) downloadable.

Printing instructions: Select “Print on short edge”.

CalRecycle Funded Successful Projects

Henry's Wood Farm Illegal Disposal Site Cleanup Project

Guidance for Local Enforcement Agencies on Illegal Dumping and Disposal Sites (PDF)


For further information and/or questions contact or Steve Santa Croce at (916) 341-6688.


Subscribe to the Solid Waste Disposal and Codisposal Site Cleanup Listserv for updates on when funding becomes available.

For general information on all the Grant and Loan Programs, contact