• What CalRecyclers Do: A Quick Primer

    Do you ever wonder just what it is we do at CalRecycle? See this short video for a fun overview! Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Jul 27, 2017)
  • Starting a Crop Swap: Top 5 Tips

    Here at the California Environmental Protection Agency, we believe in talking the talk and walking the walk. For instance, as California phases in mandatory commercial organics recycling, we have food waste bins in the break rooms on all 25 floors of our building. And, even though CalEPA employees often have produce from the nearby farmer’s market at their desks and have informally shared homegrown produce with others, our building refrains from using chemicals to treat pest issues as a matter of course. Full story…
    (Posted by Burke Lucy on Jul 6, 2017)
  • CalRecycle Staff Attends LA Environmental Justice Symposium

    The Environmental Health and Enforcement Symposium, hosted in part by the Los Angeles Environmental Justice Network, took place on April 10and 11 in downtown Los Angeles. Communication—both among CalEPA’s boards, departments, and offices and between regulators and community members—was a key theme of the symposium. CalRecycle representatives attended to hear directly from community members and to network with other regulatory agencies. Full story…
    (Posted by Claudia Espinoza-Castro and Angela Vincent on Jun 5, 2017)
  • What Do You Know About Compost?

    Did you know this week is International Compost Awareness Week? If you’re not already composting, there’s no better time to start! Kiss the Ground’s new video lays out the critical problem of food waste decomposing in landfills and generating greenhouse gas, and presents an easy alternative: composting. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on May 11, 2017)
  • Go for a Ride: May Is Bike Month

    Check out this video about riding your bike to work. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on May 1, 2017)
  • CalEPA Symposium Advocates for Environmental Justice

    Earlier this year, the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) hosted a symposium to promote environmental justice–the fair treatment of all races, cultures, and incomes regarding the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws and regulations. Full story…
    (Posted by Claudia Espinoza-Castro on Apr 27, 2017)