• Managing Food Waste with Bugs

    On the UC Davis campus, a group of researchers is breeding lots of bugs. I mean, a lot. The university researchers are exploring how to use black soldier fly larvae to break down organic waste—like almonds, wine waste, and tomatoes—and convert it into useful products. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on Sep 30, 2019)
  • Reducing is the New Recycling

    Sometime in the last year, I had an epiphany: It’s not enough to simply recycle. I must figure out a way to reduce the amount of waste I generate. It can be hard, but I decided to take it one step at a time. Here are a couple of things I have learned along my way to a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Sep 23, 2019)
  • Sacramento Launches New Recycling App

    On Earth Day, Sacramento Launched the SacRecycle App, designed to provide quick access to recycling tips! Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on Aug 26, 2019)
  • California Resource Recovery Association: A Culture of Zero Waste

    (Posted by - TC Clark on Aug 22, 2019)
  • Through the Lens: A Photographic Look at CalRecycle's Programs

    Here is a small sampling of my favorite photos from the past five years. If you like what you see, don’t forget to follow California EPA on Instagram--we contribute images often and you can see what our partner departments are up to as well! Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Aug 19, 2019)
  • Back to School Tips: Eco-Friendly Lunch Ideas

    It’s that time of year when parents are helping kids gear up to go back to school. It’s also a good time to hit the sustainability “reset” button because you’re already in planning mode, reorganizing your life, and buying new supplies. Here are some eco-friendly ways to pack sustainable lunches for school! Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Aug 12, 2019)