• Composting Recalled Lettuce from E. Coli Outbreak

    Following a nationwide E. coli outbreak, recalled lettuce grown throughout the Salinas Valley is making its way back into the ground as compost, thanks to a California Climate Investment from CalRecycle. A new composting facility in Salinas has already started accepting more than 50 tons of the of the potentially tainted produce, according to the Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority (Salinas Authority). Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Dec 5, 2019)
  • Yolo County Prepares for SB 1383 Implementation with Launch of New Anaerobic Composter

    Yolo County began operating a new anaerobic composter on Oct.1 that can recycle 52,000 tons of organic waste each year into compost, biofuel, and electricity. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on Nov 18, 2019)
  • Smashing Pumpkins

    Americans will likely spend $377 million on jack-o-lanterns this year. When Halloween is over, let Mother Nature recycle those rotting pumpkins into compost. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on Nov 4, 2019)
  • CalRecycle Launches New Recycling and Disposal Reporting System

    (Posted by Christina Files on Oct 24, 2019)
  • Fall Into Composting

    It’s the perfect time of year to start composting – if you start now, you’ll have finished compost in time for your spring garden and flower beds. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Oct 17, 2019)
  • 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)