• Our Audience Asks: What Is the 50/50/50 Rule?

    Last week, I received a phone call from a fellow Californian and avid recycler asking about the 50/50/50 rule at recycling centers. After the call, I started wondering what people actually know about the Beverage Container Recycling Program regulations, California law, and rules made by recycling centers for operational efficiency. So, let’s clear up some confusion. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Aug 1, 2019)
  • Calculating and Measuring Recycling and Disposal in California

    If you’ve ever wondered how CalRecycle measures and calculates recycling in the state, this is the article for you. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Apr 29, 2019)
  • Does CalRecycle Own Any Recycling or Waste Businesses?

    When it comes to waste and recycling, California has a jurisdiction/state system similar to our nation’s state/federal system. This system allows local communities to customize their waste management programs while complying with state laws. CalRecycle does not own or operate any waste management or recycling facilities or hauler services in the state. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Apr 11, 2019)
  • Keeping Track: CalRecycle's Top-Read Reports

    CalRecycle publishes more than a dozen reports every year in its publications database to provide updates on the status of our programs and detail how much our state is recycling and landfilling. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Apr 4, 2019)
  • You Have Questions, CalRecycle Has Answers

    We know the intricacies of recycling can be confusing, so we made this video to help you out. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Mar 25, 2019)
  • CalRecycle March Monthly Public Meeting

    Show up or tune in to CalRecycle’s monthly public meeting and find out what we’re up to! Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle staff on Mar 18, 2019)