CalRecycle is committed to serving the public during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency. CalEPA and CalRecycle are still open for business. We continue to provide our essential services to ensure the safe and proper management of California’s nonhazardous solid waste. The health and safety of Californians is our top priority, and we will continue to serve the public by protecting human health and the environment.

For up-to-date state and federal information on the COVID-19 emergency, please check the websites of the California Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Below are resources that CalRecycle has gathered, but makes no endorsement of for accuracy or any specific purpose.  

This page will be updated regularly as new information about the impact COVID-19 has on the waste management and recycling industry is made available.

CalRecycle Guidance

Government Updates

Guidance for Industry & Local Government

Medical Waste Handling


Business Assistance and Other Resources