• How to Win at Videogaming? Recycle E-Waste!

    What kind of waste is a video game console? E-waste! An easy way to think of e-waste is an item (or an accessory to the item) that has a battery or a power cord. Don’t forget to use the waste hierarchy: reduce, then reuse, then recycle. Full story…
    (Posted by Victoria Ngo on Sep 12, 2019)
  • California Resource Recovery Association: A Culture of Zero Waste

    (Posted by - TC Clark on Aug 22, 2019)
  • The Dark Side of Fluorescent Lights

    Converting from CFLs to LED lights means I’m done with the 48-inch tubes and possibly the ballast as well. So, what are we supposed to do with those items? First of all, never throw them in the trash. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on Jul 18, 2019)
  • What's Even Better Than Recycling? Refurbishing

    We all know the phrase “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” but we sometimes forget those three Rs are listed by priority. Used electronics are problematic and costly to manage and recycle, so it’s critical to consider more sustainable options. Here are a few. Full story…
    (Posted by Jim Madden, CalRecycle on May 13, 2019)
  • Millennials--It's Your World, We Just Live in It

    Hey Millennials, no pressure, but it’s pretty much up to you to save the planet! It’s a big job, but fortunately, you’re sharp and energetic—you’re up to the task, right? Here are some tips. Full story…
    (Posted by Heather Jones on Apr 18, 2019)
  • The Garbage Bin: It’s Not for Just Any Old Thing

    While it would be nice to be able to toss your dead batteries, used motor oil, and half-empty paint cans into the bin, your local hauler is not equipped to handle those items, known as household hazardous waste. Here is a quick list of waste that’s banned from the trash bin and the recycling bin. Full story…
    (Posted by Heather Jones on Sep 12, 2018)