• Food Rescue Group Receives Second CalRecycle Grant

    CalRecycle has awarded $266,795 to the Kern County Public Health Services Department to expand its Waste Hunger Not Food program, which collects unserved food from local schools and restaurants and distributes it in local neighborhoods. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Jul 11, 2019)
  • Compost: Not Just for the Garden

    Here are a few ways compost is used in California outside a vegetable garden or farm. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Jun 24, 2019)
  • Seeing the Big Picture in the CalEPA Headquarters Courtyard

    Every weekday morning, I walk up a stone pathway to the entrance of the CalEPA headquarters building. Like many CalEPA employees and visitors, I appreciate the natural landscape of the front courtyard space and occasionally sit outside on a stone bench under the redwood trees to eat my lunch. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Jun 6, 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)