The Recycling Market Development Zone (RMDZ) program combines recycling with economic development to fuel new businesses, expand existing ones, create jobs, and divert waste from landfills. This program provides attractive loans, technical assistance, and free product marketing to businesses that use materials from the waste stream to manufacture their products and are located in a zone. The zones cover roughly 88,000 square miles of California from the Oregon border to San Diego.

Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)
1001 I Street--P.O. Box 4025
Sacramento, CA95812-4025
(916) 341-6199

California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

GO-Biz was created by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to serve as California's single point of contact for economic development and job creation efforts.  GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more.

1325 J Street, Suite 1800
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 322-0694

Superior California Economic Development

Superior California Economic Development provides assistance in economic development planning, coordination and implementation and provides small business training, counseling and financing assistance with the goal of creating stable, long-term employment opportunities in the private sector economy.  Superior California Economic Development provides services throughout the Northstate region of California.

350 Hartnell Avenue, Suite A
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 225-2760

Jefferson Economic Development Institute (JEDI)

JEDI is dedicated to increasing the economy well-being of people and communities through business development and local wealth creation. JEDI’s small business development services include coaching, entrepreneurial training, workshops, loan application assistance, matched savings and more.

PO Box 1586
403 Berry Street
Mt. Shasta, CA 96067
(530) 926-6670

Great Northern Services (GNS)

GNS is a non-profit community based agency serving all of Siskiyou County whose mission is to improve the quality of life for rural communities and individuals through partnerships, technical assistance and access to resources. Services include access to capital, infrastructure development, housing rehabilitation, portfolio management, and more.
310 Boles Street
Weed, CA 96094
(530) 938-4115

Siskiyou Training and Employment Program (STEP)

STEP, Your Workforce Connection, offers the services and resources you need to start and expand your business. STEP will work with you to find qualified employees and help reduce recruiting costs. They also assist with new and existing employees and help reduce recruiting costs. They assist with new and existing employee training and development, labor law compliance, safety, and labor market trends.

310 Boles Street
Weed, CA 96094
(530) 926-3696