Instructions for Form CalRecycle908 "Certification Application for Dropoff or Collection & Community Service Programs" - California

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State of California
Department of Resource Recycling & Recovery
CalRecycle 908 Instruct (Rev. 2/18)
DIVISION OF RECYCLING
CERTIFICATION SERVICES SECTION
CERTIFICATION APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Drop off or Collection and Community Service
Programs
General Instructions for All Applicants:

Make sure you have the correct application (CalRecycle 908, Rev. 2/18) for Dropoff or Collection
and Community Service Programs. There is a separate application with red borders to certify a
Recycling Center or Processing Facility.

Print in ink or type. Do not leave any spaces blank. Indicate N/A for any items that are not
applicable.

Read the following instructions to make sure your application is complete.

Review the application for completeness; make sure all required information has been submitted.

Division of Recycling - Certification Section
Mail the application to:
801 K Street, MS 15-59
Sacramento, CA 95814-3533
Questions? Call (916) 327-7361 Preguntas en Español? Llame al (916) 324-8598
Item 1:
OPERATOR INFORMATION
Contact Person: Put the name of one person who is available on a regular basis
to answer questions regarding your application and recycling program. This is
the person who receives mail and whose name will be on the recycling certificate.
It may be the person authorized to sign the application (Item #25).
Title: This may be the contact person’s job title, corporate position, or other title
(for example, Manager, President, and Owner).
Organization name: This is the name used by the applicant (e.g., the individual
or partnership). For corporations it is the name on the Articles of Incorporation.
Fictitious Business Name: If the organization name is different than the name
under which you do business, provide your d.b.a.
Business address: This is the organization’s headquarters address and the
location where you store the records, unless you specify otherwise in writing. It
may be a residence address if you store your records at home. It cannot be a
post office (PO) box.
Mailing address: This is the address to where CalRecycle, the Division of
Recycling (Division) will send your mail. It may be a P.O. Box, a residence
address, or a business address.
Telephone number: This is a number where the public can contact the
applicant/operator during normal business hours (Monday- Friday, 8:00 AM -
5:00 PM)
State of California
Department of Resource Recycling & Recovery
CalRecycle 908 Instruct (Rev. 2/18)
DIVISION OF RECYCLING
CERTIFICATION SERVICES SECTION
CERTIFICATION APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Drop off or Collection and Community Service
Programs
General Instructions for All Applicants:

Make sure you have the correct application (CalRecycle 908, Rev. 2/18) for Dropoff or Collection
and Community Service Programs. There is a separate application with red borders to certify a
Recycling Center or Processing Facility.

Print in ink or type. Do not leave any spaces blank. Indicate N/A for any items that are not
applicable.

Read the following instructions to make sure your application is complete.

Review the application for completeness; make sure all required information has been submitted.

Division of Recycling - Certification Section
Mail the application to:
801 K Street, MS 15-59
Sacramento, CA 95814-3533
Questions? Call (916) 327-7361 Preguntas en Español? Llame al (916) 324-8598
Item 1:
OPERATOR INFORMATION
Contact Person: Put the name of one person who is available on a regular basis
to answer questions regarding your application and recycling program. This is
the person who receives mail and whose name will be on the recycling certificate.
It may be the person authorized to sign the application (Item #25).
Title: This may be the contact person’s job title, corporate position, or other title
(for example, Manager, President, and Owner).
Organization name: This is the name used by the applicant (e.g., the individual
or partnership). For corporations it is the name on the Articles of Incorporation.
Fictitious Business Name: If the organization name is different than the name
under which you do business, provide your d.b.a.
Business address: This is the organization’s headquarters address and the
location where you store the records, unless you specify otherwise in writing. It
may be a residence address if you store your records at home. It cannot be a
post office (PO) box.
Mailing address: This is the address to where CalRecycle, the Division of
Recycling (Division) will send your mail. It may be a P.O. Box, a residence
address, or a business address.
Telephone number: This is a number where the public can contact the
applicant/operator during normal business hours (Monday- Friday, 8:00 AM -
5:00 PM)
State of California
Department of Resource Recycling & Recovery
CalRecycle 908 Instr. (Rev. 2/18)
Item 2:
Type of Organization: Check only one organization box and submit all
of the documentation requested for that organization type.
PARTNERSHIPS
 Indicate “General” or “Limited”.
 Provide copy of current partnership agreement.
CORPORATION
 Indicate the Corporate number (this number can be found
stamped in the top right-hand corner of the Articles).
 Indicate if the corporation is profit or nonprofit.
 Indicate if the corporation is domestic (originating in California),
or foreign (submit copy of certificate from California
Secretary of State).
 Provide the name of the agent for service of process (person
or entity to be served legal documents).
 Submit copy of the initial and any amended Articles of
Incorporation.
 List of the current corporate officers with position titles.
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
 Indicate if the corporation is domestic (originating in California),
or foreign (submit copy of certificate from California
Secretary of State).
 Provide the name of the agent for service of process (person
or entity to be served legal documents).
 Submit copy of Articles of Organization.
 Submit copy of Statement of Information.
 Submit copy of operating agreement.
HUSBAND AND WIFE CO-OWNERSHIP
 Provide the Name of Spouse on the application.
GOVERNMENT OR PUBLIC AGENCY
 Indicate “City” “County” “City & County” “Others”.
 Submit copy of Governing Board Resolution authorizing this
application.
Item 3:
SUBMIT A COPY OF THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT, IF APPLICABLE
A fictitious business name statement is a document filed with the
city or county that allows the entity to use another name.
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State of California
Department of Resource Recycling & Recovery
CalRecycle 908 Instr.(Rev. 2/18)
Item 4:
Federal Identification Number: Also known as an Employer
Identification Number (EIN). This is the number used by you or
your company to pay Federal and State taxes. This number must
be provided by all entities. Applicants that are seeking
certification as an individual and do not employ any staff, and
husband and wife entities that do not employ any staff, may
use their social security number. If you need a federal I.D.
number, contact your local Internal Revenue Service Office to
obtain a copy of Form SS-4 “Application for Employer Identification
Number”.
Check “yes” or “no” in response to these questions. Then
Items 5-8:
provide information relating to your certification history.
Check “yes” or “no” in response to this question. If you do not
Item 9:
speak English, indicate the type of language spoken on the line
provided.
**Note: Items #10-#24 assist the Division in determining the type of recycling
program you are proposing to operate and where you obtain materials. Provide
as much information as possible**
Item 10:
Put the name of your program. This is the organization name or
the d.b.a.
Item 11:
Check the appropriate box(es) to indicate the type(s) of empty
beverage containers you plan to collect or accept as a dropoff or
collection or community service program.
Item 12:
If you plan to apply for certification as a Neighborhood Dropoff
Program, answer ”yes” and submit copy of a letter of
authorization from city, county, or city and county specifying
the dropoff locations, and a regional map outlining the
geographical area served. List the address(es) of the dropoff
location(s) served under the neighborhood dropoff program on the
application.
Item 13:
If you plan to collect beverage containers regularly from specific
locations, your response to this item should be ”yes”.
Item 14:
If you plan to collect beverage containers on a daily, weekly, or
monthly basis, or at set times, your response to this item should be
”yes“. If you plan to pick up on call, check ‘no’ and note that you
will pick up when called.
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State of California
Department of Resource Recycling & Recovery
CalRecycle 908 Instr. (Rev. 2/18)
ITEMS 15 & 16:
If you plan to collect empty beverage containers from the types of
establishments listed, check ”yes” and provide the information
requested. If you plan to collect form these types of
establishments, but have not yet established your collection
locations, check ”yes” and write ‘not yet established’ on the
application.
Item 17:
If you plan to collect empty beverage containers from other
locations, complete this item.
Check ”yes” if you plan to have any receptacle where people can
Item 18:
drop or donate their empty beverage containers. Indicate how
many and where.
Item 19:
If you plan to collect empty beverage containers at residential
curbside under written acknowledgment by a local government
agency, be aware that curbside collection requires a separate
registration process. Your response to this item should be ‘no’
since curbside collection is not part of your dropoff or collection, or
community service program.
Check ”yes” if you operate a materials recovery facility (MRF) that
Item 20:
separates or removes beverage containers from mixed municipal
waste (garbage) under permit by a local government agency.
Provide a copy of your current permit or formal acknowledgment of
operation from the local government agency.
Item 21:
If you operate a dropoff or collection program located on federal
land, check ”yes” and submit written authorization for State
inspectors to enter the property unannounced. Also, indicate if the
program is located at a national park, military installations, or other
federal property.
Your response to this item should be ”no”. Dropoff or Collection
Item 22:
Programs and Community Service Programs CANNOT pay refund
value for empty beverage containers. If you respond ”yes” to this
item, explain your response.
Check ”yes” or ”no” to indicate if you plan to pay scrap value for
Item 23:
empty beverage containers as a dropoff or collection program or
community service program.
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State of California
Department of Resource Recycling & Recovery
CalRecycle 908 Instr. (Rev. 2/18)
Your response to this item should be ”yes”. Out-of-state
Item 24:
containers are not redeemable for CRV. If your response is ‘no’,
explain.
Check “yes” or “no” for this question.
Item 24:
Item 25:
DECLARATION AND SIGNATURES - Complete this item fully. Be
sure to include the county as well as the city where the
affidavit was signed, even if the city and county are the same.
Individual
 applicant must print and sign his/her name.
Partnership
 All partners must print and sign their names.
Husband/wife
 Husband and wife must print and sign their name.
Corporation
 Must be signed by a person authorized to legally bind the
company to a contract, such as a corporate officer or managing
member.
Limited Liability Company
 Must be signed by a person authorized to legally bind the
company to a contract, such as a managing member.
Government and Public Agency
 Must be signed by the person legally authorized to make
agreements for that office or agency.
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