• Local Economies Get Green Boost: $5.3 Million

    CalRecycle approved $5.3 million in loans to two California companies to create new jobs, increase recycling infrastructure, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California. The financing will help Peninsula Plastics Recycling, Inc. of Turlock (Stanislaus County) and U.S. Rubber Recycling, Inc. of Grand Terrace (San Bernardino County) expand their workforce while making use of an additional 17,300 tons of California-generated waste tires and plastic each year. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jan 28, 2019)
  • Combating Climate Change in California

    California has made combatting climate change a top priority for our state, and for good reason. Our communities are already battling the negative effects of climate change that endanger public health and the environment. Fortunately, CalRecycle and other state departments are taking steps to reduce its effects. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Jan 21, 2019)
  • CalRecycle Cleanup Grants Announced

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery has awarded the Resighini Rancheria a $49,237 Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement grant to clear an illegal dumpsite in the Klamath River estuary. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Nov 21, 2018)
  • Putting Cap-and-Trade Dollars to Work for California

    CalRecycle’s greenhouse gas reduction grant and loan programs put Cap-and-Trade dollars to work for California by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening our economy, and improving public health and the environment—particularly in low-income and disadvantaged communities. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Oct 8, 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 Fights Climate Change by Feeding the Hungry

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery has announced the first award recipients for its newFood Waste Prevention and Rescue Grant Program. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Feb 1, 2018)