The Call for Papers is now open for the 40th Annual Conference and Tradeshow, August 7-10, 2016 in Sacramento, CA

Submissions for individual speakers and full sessions are being accepted now through January 10, 2016, 11:59 PM, PST.  Please click here to submit your proposals online.  CRRA is using a new online platform to accept submissions this year.  Please be sure to read all instructions.  You may create a profile and save your draft proposal until all information is completed for final submittal.

SWANA and CRRA Form Zero Waste Course and Certification Partnership

SWANA and CRRA Form Zero Waste Course and Certification Partnership

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) today announced the approval of a strategic partnership to develop and offer a Zero Waste Principles and Practices course and certification program throughout the United States and Canada.

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CRRA has been on the forefront of advocacy and supporting legislation that promote increased diversion and a sustainable future for California.
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CRRA Strategic Plan

CRRA Board of Directors approves new three-year strategic plan through 2018.

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The California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA, founded 1974) is California’s statewide recycling association. It is the oldest and one of the largest non-profit recycling organizations in the United States. A 501(C)3 organization, CRRA is dedicated to achieving environmental sustainability in and beyond California through Zero Waste strategies including product stewardship, waste prevention, reuse, recycling and composting. CRRA’s members represent all aspects of California’s reduce-reuse-recycle-compost economy. Our members work for cities, counties, municipal districts, and businesses as well as hauling companies, material processors, non-profit organizations, state agencies, and allied professionals.

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