Annual Reporting Requirements

What is the jurisdiction’s annual report?
The annual report describes the progress a jurisdiction has made in achieving the requirements of:

What is the purpose of the annual report?
The Annual Report is the jurisdiction’s self-assessment of its progress in implementing the Integrated Waste Management Act.

The annual report includes the numbers used to calculate a per capita disposal rate plus all required supporting documentation and attachment of any required documentation to support changes to those numbers. It also includes a status report on planned and implemented solid waste diversion programs and facilities, as well as planned or implemented revisions to approved solid waste planning documents.

Who must report?
Each city, county, special district that provides solid waste collection services, or regional agency.

Jurisdiction contacts use their unique WebPass to sign in. The EAR user’s guide listed under “EAR Help Documents” shows you what the report looks like and how it works. Select “Enter the EAR” to sign in.

Additional Information:

  • Data Tools. CalRecycle provides a number of tools and information to assist local government (as well as businesses) to reduce disposal, conserve resources, and help California meet its waste reduction goals.
  • Local Government Data Reports. CalRecycle provides a number of reports and information to assist local governments and businesses) to reduce disposal, conserve resources, and help California meet its waste reduction goals.

For more information contact: Local Assistance & Market Development, LAMD@calrecycle.ca.gov or (916) 341-6199.

Program News...

  • The 2023 Electronic Annual Report (EAR) will be released to jurisdictions on June 15, 2024. The EAR is due Thursday August 1, 2024
    • Disposal facility data that is used to calculate per capita disposal rates is now reported in the Recycling and Disposal Reporting System (RDRS). Public reports for disposal and recycling data are now available.
  • If you have any questions please call the LAMD office at (916) 341-6199 or contact your LAMD representative.