• February Monthly Public Meeting

    CalRecycle’s February public meeting agenda is chock-full of updates on what we’re working on. Here are a few of the items we’ll be discussing. Full story…
    (Posted on Feb 18, 2019)
  • Contamination: It's a Dirty Word

    Do you toss your used cans in your recycling bin without rinsing them out? Do you throw random items in your bin, hoping they might be recyclable? Please take 60 seconds to watch our contamination video and up your recycling game! Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Feb 14, 2019)
  • California Ramps Up Green Waste Recycling

    California is gearing up to implement a new recycling program to combat climate change. Starting in 2022, cities and counties in California will be required to provide organics recycling collection services to all residents and businesses, which is a significant step toward combating the effects of climate change in California. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Feb 11, 2019)
  • Environmental Pathways

    In January, a handful of CalRecycle staff members participated in mock interviews with environmentally focused high school students in the San Francisco Unified School District. The interviews were part of the school district’s Career Pathways program, which introduces students to different career paths. Full story…
    (Posted by Angela Vincent on Feb 7, 2019)
  • My Time as a CalRecycle Student Assistant

    It's safe to say that a year ago, I knew very little about the recycling industry in California. But since I joined CalRecycle’s Knowledge Integration Section as a Student Assistant in April of last year, I have become somewhat of an expert. Full story…
    (Posted by Juliet Vaughn on Feb 4, 2019)
  • Fix-It Group Holds the Line Against Landfill Waste

    If you can repair it, there’s no need to replace it. Neighbors in the Oak Park area of Sacramento are fully aware of this simple truth. Once a month, they host the Oak Park Fix-It Cafe. Full story…
    (Posted on Jan 31, 2019)