• 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)
  • Communities Receive $1.6 Million in CalRecycle Grants for Waste Tire Collection Events

    Every two years, the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) awards waste tire amnesty grants to local jurisdictions, which then hold collection events for area residents to drop off old tires free of charge. This year, CalRecycle awarded $1.6 million to 38 cities, counties, and other jurisdictions throughout California. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Jun 29, 2017)
  • California LEAs Awarded $1.4 Million. Wait. What’s an LEA?

    During its monthly public meeting this week, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery awarded $1,404,000 to its local enforcement agencies throughout California. These LEAs provide a crucial service to protect California’s environment and the health and safety of the people who live here. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jun 22, 2017)
  • $5 Million Available to Fight Climate Change, Feed Hungry

    As part of the state’s effort to combat climate change, divert organic materials from landfills and alleviate food insecurity in California, the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is providing $5 million in grant funds for food waste prevention and food rescue. Full story…
    (Posted by Heather Jones on Jun 8, 2017)