Become a member of CRRA

It's easy to join CRRA - just click here and become a member today!

Who Should Become a Member of CRRA?

The California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) is an environmentally focused professional organization for people involved in resource conservation through waste prevention, reuse, recycling and composting activities. CRRA members use their collective knowledge and experience to create and help implement innovative solutions and programs to reduce material going to landfill. The Association works closely with the individuals and organizations that influence and shape conservation and waste prevention policy and programs. CRRA provides a variety of forums and venues that increase communication among government, industry and environmental organizations.

Membership Dues

CRRA Members have the opportunity to join up to three of the ten Technical Councils. Simply check the appropriate TC's as you complete your membership application/renewal form.  Please note, CRRA memberships are for INDIVIDUALS, not organizations.

  • $200 General Member
  • $100 Non-profit Organization Employee or Board Member (Requires proof of 501(c)3)*
  • FREE Student (Requires Proof of Fulltime Student Status- Student ID and School Schedule Required)

Installment Plan

If needed, you may make installment payment for your membership, minimum of $50, four monthly payments for a regular membership.  Please note, your membership will not be considered 'activated" until it has been paid in full.  Additionally, you are not eligible to receive membership benefits until full payment has been completed.  

If you are choosing to pay by installments, when prompted in the system to pay with credit card, you will have to change the amount you are paying manually.  You are responsible for ensuring your membership is paid in full after a maximum of four (4) payments. If you do not complete your payments within that time, your membership will not be activated and any monies paid are non-refundable.

Benefits of Membership

CRRA Members receive:

  • Discounts for all CRRA hosted events, including the annual CRRA Conference & Tradeshow
  • California public policy updates and relevant news Access to member forums, knowledge base and Job Board
  • Eligibility to participate in Technical Councils and Board of Directors
  • Complimentary membership to the National Recycling Coalition
  • Discounted annual subscription to Resource Recycling Magazine

Technical Councils

Under CRRA's umbrella are a number of Technical Councils that CRRA supports organizationally and financially. Technical Councils are groups of members that concentrate on a particular topic or interest providing technical assistance, policy commentary, networking opportunities, and other services to CRRA and its members. CRRA members can join any three free of charge. Simply check the appropriate TC's as you complete your membership application/renewal form: (Click here to learn more about the TCs)

CRRA is a conduit to all facets of resource conservation and actively influences the future waste prevention, reuse, recycling and composting policies and markets in California. CRRA facilitates workshops, discussion lists, conferences and networking opportunities to engage members to think about the bigger picture, the ever changing environmental issues, we face locally, regionally and worldwide. CRRA members are encouraged to focus on new ideas and practices that will help create jobs, reduce waste, conserve and preserve natural resources, build a sustainable economy and protect the environment. The result is open dialogue within the membership which enables all of us to make our resource conservation efforts stronger, more effective, sustainable and profitable.

Together, we help conserve precious and finite resources as well as work to meet the challenges of state and federal mandates.  Join CRRA today and become a part of the movement!