Listed below are recent posts across all of CalRecyle's blogs.
The three Rs are in the order of sustainability: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Therefore, your first step when planning a shopping trip is to ask yourself if you really need what you’re planning to buy. Food for dinner? Of course! That cute, inexpensive top that will stretch out after a few times through the laundry? Maybe not. Whatever you decide, at least consider these tips and try to adopt a few. Remember, there is really no “away” when you throw something “away”--it’s still right here on our favorite planet in one form or another.Posted on In the Loop by Heather Jones on Apr 23, 2019
It’s not a coincidence that CalRecycle celebrates Earth Day and Take Your Children to Work Day on the same day. We know it’s the little people who will be bringing the lessons home. Kids, here are some tips to share with your parents. Thank you!Posted on In the Loop by Heather Jones on Apr 22, 2019
We love our planet, but we also love our pets, and things can get a little tricky at the pet supply store—the shelves are full of plastic toys and gadgets, not to mention the low-quality pet clothes that could quickly end up in the landfill. Here are a few tips to steer you toward a more sustainable lifestyle for you and your furry housemates. For more suggestions, see our blog on how to reduce your pet’s carbon paw-print, and check out our pattern for pet PJs you can make from scrap fabric.Posted on In the Loop by Heather Jones on Apr 19, 2019