• CalRecycle Cleans Up Paradise, Recycles Metal Debris

    CalRecycle’s contractors in Butte County have just recovered their 100 millionth pound of scrap metal from the Camp Fire debris in Paradise. Full story…
    (Posted by Chris McSwain on Oct 25, 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)
  • New Law Bans Hotels from Providing Personal Care Products in Small Plastic Bottles

    We’ve all seen and sometimes used them: those tiny plastic bottles of personal care products that hotels provide to guests. Although many of us have forsaken the novelty of these tiny bottles by bringing along our favorite care products when we travel, they have persisted on hotel bathroom sinks throughout the world. Thanks to a recently signed law, hotels, bed and breakfasts, and vacation rentals in California will be prohibited from providing these to their guests starting in 2023. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Oct 11, 2019)
  • What Is Recyclable?

    Wait, aren’t all products with the recycling chasing arrows symbol recyclable? Unfortunately this isn’t always the case. First, there is currently no universal definition for recyclable. Second, individual materials in a product may be recyclable, but they may be fused together in such a way that it’s difficult to separate them into individual recyclable materials. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Oct 10, 2019)
  • CalRecycle Awards $439,636 to Yuba County for Tire-Derived Aggregate Road Repair Project

    Yuba County is home to the latest construction project to use recycled waste tires to patch up damaged roadways. Last month, 430,000 tires were utilized as filling material to repair multiple roads destroyed by recent landslides. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on Oct 7, 2019)