Model Recycling Program Toolkit

EPA's Model Recycling Program Toolkit is an interactive repository of EPA and other materials. Toolkit materials can help states, territories, local governments, tribes, nonprofit organizations, companies, and public private partnerships effectively design and implement programs related to recycling, composting, anaerobic digestion, reuse, repair and waste reduction.

Choose Your Goals
  • Address Climate Change
  • Create a Recycling, Composting, or Reuse Program
  • Enhance Markets for Materials (Recyclables, Compost)
  • Increase Access and Equity
  • Increase Amount of Recyclables or Compost
  • Increase Cost Savings
  • Increase Participation
  • Increase Waste Diversion
  • Prevent Waste
  • Reduce Contamination
Choose Materials Interest You
  • Batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Construction & Demolition (C&D)
  • Electronics
  • Food
  • Glass
  • Industrial Secondary Materials
  • Light Bulbs
  • Metal
  • Paper/paperboard
  • Plastic
  • Plastic bags
  • Textiles
  • Tires
  • Yard trimmings
Choose Materials Management Pathways Interest You
  • Anaerobic Digestion
  • Community Drop-Off Sites
  • Composting
  • Curbside Collection
  • Recycling
  • Reducing
  • Reusing
Choose the Primary Audience
  • Businesses and Industry
  • Institutions (Hospitals, Prisons)
  • Multifamily Housing and Renters
  • Multilingual and/or Spanish-Speaking
  • Rural
  • Schools
  • Suburban
  • Tribal
  • Underserved Communities
  • Urban
Choose Resources
  • Best Practices
  • Case Studies
  • Community Self-Assessment
  • Definitions
  • Educational Materials for Consumers
  • Funding
  • Market Development
  • Models, Calculators, Databases
  • Program Impact Measurement
  • Recycling and Food Waste Measurement
  • Reports
  • Sample Contracts with Haulers or Collectors
  • Training Resources
  • Webinars

Find content by selecting one or more responses to each of the questions. Then click "Show Results."

Find content by selecting one or more responses to each of the questions. Answer any or all of the questions above by selecting one or more of the corresponding topics that interest you. Then click "Show Results" to see your customized list of results. Click "Clear Results" to remove previous selections and start over.

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