• 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)
  • Eight Ways to Stretch Your Food While Quarantined

    Most of us are sheltering-in-place right now, having already stocked up on non-perishable canned and frozen food. Since every foray into society could bring exposure to COVID-19, consider ways to maximize the food you have to last as long as possible and save you trips to the grocery store. It will also help you reduce food waste, a major contributor of greenhouse gases coming out of landfills. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Mar 23, 2020)
  • Fighting Climate Change by Feeding Those in Need

    This past Thursday, February 27, CalRecycle partnered with Yolo Food Bank for California’s very first SB 1383 edible food recovery public kick-off meeting, giving 100 leaders from food recovery organizations, edible food generators, and jurisdictions an in-depth look at how new edible food recovery mandates provide an opportunity to redirect unsold, edible food to Californians who need it most. Full story…
    (Posted by Maria West on Mar 2, 2020)