Recycling Market Development Zones

 The RMDZ program strengthens the local manufacturing sector by offering financial, technical and marketing incentives to small and medium size manufacturers. It designates a geographic area as a project area similar to an Enterprise Zone.

 Purpose of Program:

  • Develop sustainable markets for diverted solid waste materials
  • Identify businesses that could use recycled materials in their manufacturing
  • Assist businesses to replace their virgin feedstock with post-consumer materials
  • Allow new businesses to be recruited to use target materials such as food, waster, e-waster (electronics), green waste and mixed plastics

Partnerships With:

  • State of California 's Integrated Waste Management Board
  • Local government
  • Local businesses

Contact: 916-874-2100, at the Business Environmental Resource Center (BERC)