• CalRecycle Prepares New Round of Food Waste Prevention/Rescue Climate Investments

    At Tuesday’s monthly public meeting, CalRecycle is set to move forward with eligibility and scoring criteria changes to enhance the department’s Food Waste Prevention and Rescue Grant Program. Full story…
    (Posted on Sep 14, 2018)
  • Introducing CalRecycle’s Zero Waste Webpages

    CalRecycle’s zero waste team has added content to our Zero Waste webpage just as the announcement of the rebranding of the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council’s certification to the new TRUE Zero Waste Certification occurs. TRUE stands for “Total Resource Use and Efficiency” and the rating system is now administered by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI) and housed under the U.S. Green Business Council (USGBC). Full story…
    (Posted by Angela Vincent on Sep 13, 2018)
  • What Does CalRecycle Do?

    Do we collect bottles & cans? Nope! Here’s what CalRecycle actually does. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Jul 30, 2018)
  • CalRecycle Awards $25 Million for Organics Recycling Projects

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery has awarded more than $25 million in California Climate Investments to bolster organics recycling infrastructure in the state and rescue edible food for Californians in need. Full story…
    (Posted on Jul 5, 2018)
  • California Pursues Shared Effort to Confront New Recycling Challenges

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery joined California waste haulers, recyclers, manufacturers, local leaders, and advocacy groups in Sacramento to help advance statewide discussions on the future of waste reduction and recycling in California. Recent import restrictions from China, coupled with a decline in the global market value of recyclable commodities, have resulted in significant challenges for California businesses, local governments, and consumers. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jun 14, 2018)
  • New California Climate Investment Serves Up Benefits for Butte County

    Now, with the help of a $499,789 California Climate Investment, the Jesus Center is launching one of its boldest efforts yet to combat hunger—and climate change—by rescuing food for the hungry before it becomes waste. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on May 21, 2018)