• CalRecycle Funds Six New School Food Pantries to Feed Children in Need

    Since 2013, San Diego’s White Pony Express Food Bank has supplied 9 million pounds of food to Californians who don’t get enough to eat. During the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order they have more than doubled how much food they give out to the cars lining up for donations. This non-profit will add at least six new school pantries that feed children with grant funding from CalRecycle. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong and Maria West on May 19, 2020)
  • Save Hundreds of Dollars a Year and Make Your Groceries Go Further!

    While we’re staying home to save lives, most of us eat almost all our food at home. You can avoid extra trips to the grocery store, and save money. Follow these easy tips to reduce your household food waste. Full story…
    (Posted by Heather Jones on May 5, 2020)
  • The Easiest Ways to Save the Planet from Home

    Right now we are driving, buying, and throwing away less. While we shelter in place, the Earth is taking a deep breath and healing from our constant activity. The Los Angeles basin’s air quality has never before been so clean for this many days in the decades it’s been measured. Full story…
    (Posted by Heather Jones and Maria West on Apr 20, 2020)
  • Earth Day - Americans Take Action to Protect Our Future

    The 50th anniversary of Earth Day is April 22. As we stay home to save lives, we can use our unified spirit to help save the planet, as well. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Public Affairs - Chris McSwain, Christina FIles, and Maria West on Apr 13, 2020)
  • 5 Ways to Save the Planet (and Entertain the Kids) While Staying Home

    We’re all in this together. If it wasn’t clear before this global health pandemic, it is now. Beating COVID-19 requires all of us to adopt new habits and lifestyle changes to keep a bad situation from getting worse. Since beating climate change requires a similar mix of individual and collective action, why not embrace behavioral changes that help achieve both goals? Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Apr 6, 2020)
  • It's Earth Day's Birthday! How Can You Save the Planet from Home?

    While we stay home to save lives, protecting the environment is still an important part of remaining healthy. With Earth Day just three weeks away, CalRecycle launches our online Earth Month Extravaganza today in collaboration with the rest of CalEPA! Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Apr 3, 2020)