Commercial Recycling Ordinance Webinar Series
Hosted June 2010 - May 2011


The Institute for Local Government hosted a series of webinars in 2010 and 2011 in collaboration with CalRecycle on adopting commercial recycling ordinances. This series provides information and resources tailored to local agencies interested in adopting a commercial recycling ordinance. View the webinar recordings, presentations and associated resources by clicking on the posts below.

Commercial Recycling Ordinance Webinar Series

Woody Culleton on ILG’s Commercial Recycling Webinar Series

Creating Effective Commercial Recycling Education and Outreach Activities Webinar


This webinar was the second in a series on adopting a commercial recycling ordinance being offered by the Institute in collaboration with CalRecycle and focuses on education and outreach activities designed to encourage business to participate in a county or city recycling program.

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Creating Enforcement and Compliance Elements for Commercial Recycling

This webinar explores different enforcement options local officials can consider and will highlight the programs of several agencies. It features presentations by local agency and solid waste/recycling representatives. In addition, the webinar also presents an update of the commercial recycling regulations under development by CalRecycle, although the draft regulations do not include a requirement that cities and counties include an enforcement component.


Recycling Programs at Apartment Complexes: Success Tips for Local Officials

This webinar, the fourth in a series offered by the Institute for Local Government, explores different ways to work with apartment owners and managers to increase recycling by apartment tenants. The panelists highlight successful strategies to reach apartment residents and provide examples of resources to assist cities and counties. The webinar also provides a brief update on California’s proposed commercial recycling regulations, including provisions related to apartments.


Understanding California’s Proposed Commercial Recycling Regulations: What Local Agencies Need to Know About the Education, Outreach and Monitoring Requirements

This webinar, the fifth in a series, helps local officials understand the proposed new regulations, emphasizing what they need to do to be in compliance with the education, monitoring and outreach requirements. The webinar also includes information about new tools available to help local agencies meet these challenges and will provide time for questions and discussion.

For more information and resources on commercial recycling – visit ILG’s Commercial Recycling Resource Center.