The 2014 CRRA Annual Awards were presented during our Annual Conference at the San Jose Fairmont Hotel on August 5, 2014. The Annual Awards recognize programs and people who are “going above and beyond” in their efforts to prevent waste, reuse materials, recycle, compost, buy recycled and build green.

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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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Thanks to everyone for making our 2014 Annual Conference and Tradeshow held in San Jose, California August 3-6, 2014 such a success! Folks from throughout the state and beyond joined us in celebrating CRRA’s 40th Anniversary year as we partnered with the SWANA Gold Rush Chapter for this year’s event. We truly were “at the Epicenter of Innovation!”

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2015 Conference

August. 4-7, 2015
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
Los Angeles, California

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What's New

Save the Date!  Recycling Facility Financing Seminar
CRRA & CalRecycle, Sponsors

2014 Legislation Support
- SB 270     - AB 1826     - AB 1594
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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.