Found in the annual Hagadone Directories Black Book, the Regional Green Page Guide provides contact information and resources throughout Humboldt County for a variety of divertible materials not intended to be landfilled.
California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC): www.calpsc.org
HWMA is a member of CPSC, a public policy organization advocating the concept of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). EPR promotes cradle-to-cradle manufacturer responsibility of products, including hazardous materials, such as household batteries, paints and pesticides.
Californians Against Waste (CAW): www.cawrecycles.org
Tracks current and upcoming state legislation regarding recycling, climate change initiatives, extended producer responsibility, and solid waste management.
Formerly known as the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB), CalRecycle is the state agency responsible for promoting and enforcing state waste diversion mandates. This website provides recycling and waste reduction information. Details about California’s Bottle Bill, such as how to start a CRV drop- off facility, are given here.
Department of Toxic Control Substances (DTSC): www.dtsc.ca.gov
State website which includes information on toxic materials management and toxics reductions. Find out more about the state’s Green Chemistry Initiative, Pollution Prevention program, site cleanups and managing commercial/industrial hazardous waste.