• 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)