Protecting California’s environment and climate for the health and prosperity of future generations
through the reduction, reuse and recycling of California resources, environmental education, disaster recovery and
the transition from a disposable to a fully circular economy.
Confused About Recycling?
Where do I recycle?
Monthly Public Meeting
CalRecycle’s monthly webcast provides updates, announcements, and a report from Director Rachel Machi Wagoner.
10 Ways CalRecycle Helped the Environment in the Last Year
Helping Wildfire Survivors Recover
In a groundbreaking law, California is taking a first step to reduce the amount of food service packaging thrown away and littered in the environment by requiring certain food service facilities to serve customers with packaging that is either reusable, recyclable, or compostable.
CalEPA will continue to respond, investigate, and – when necessary – take action on complaints related to environmental non-compliance. CalEPA will also fill any enforcement gaps left by the U.S. EPA’s decision to reduce environmental oversight. We will also maintain our capacity to respond to emergencies.