Sample Cover Letter to Businesses and
Updated January 2012
Apartment Owners or Managers Receiving
Commercial Recycling Flyer
Include the business recycling flyer and cover letter in the agency’s annual business
license renewal communication.
Work with local solid waste and recycling service providers to give the flyer and
cover letter to businesses they serve.
The Institute thanks the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
(CalRecycle) for its support of this project. The Institute also thanks the city, county,
waste industry, apartment association and CalRecycle representatives who served on the
Advisory Committee for this project.
This paper is a service of the Institute for Local Government (ILG) whose mission is to promote good
government at the local level with practical, impartial, and easy-to-use resources for California
communities. ILG is the nonprofit 501(c)(3) research and education affiliate of the League of California
Cities and the California State Association of Counties.
For more information and to access the Institute’s resources on sustainability, go to
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