Outdoor Residential Waste Burning - Waste Types and Proper Disposal

This page last reviewed April 25, 2014.

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) website contains helpful information about how all waste is managed in California. The links below describe waste generated by homes, businesses, and institutions. They also can help you find the nearest locations for proper disposal of these materials in your community.

Reducing Waste
Reuse (The “Heart”of Waste Reduction)
Buy Recycled

Simple Listing of Waste Types

Descriptions of Waste Categories

Residential Waste Characterization

Electronic Waste

Used Oil Recycling Centers

Tire Recycling and Market Development

Local (Waste) Enforcement Agencies

Waste Facility Site Search