Qualifying



How do you qualify?

Reduce Manufacturing Waste

Reduce Manufacturing Waste

You must reduce manufacturing waste or manufacture a product using materials that would normally end up in a landfill in California.

Priority Material

Current priority materials identified by Cal Recycle are C&D debris, plastics, organics, and paper.

Approved by the CalRecycle Loan Program

Approved by the CalRecycle Loan Program

To receive a loan you must be approved by the CalRecycle Loan Program.  Your local Zone Administrator can assist you through the loan application process. For loan program criteria click here. The cost to submit a loan application is currently $300.00. You must have a business plan. Please contact your Zone Administrator to complete a business intake form prior to completing the full application. The U.S. Small Businesss Administration can help you complete your business plan

Must Divert

Each project must divert non-hazardous solid waste from CA landfills.

Use of Secondary Waste Material

Use of Secondary Waste Material

Private Businesses or non-profits that use a secondary waste material for production (we can help business expansion and start-ups).