• CalRecycle Wildfire Debris Cleanups: Status Report

    CalRecycle is currently mission-tasked by CalOES to manage debris removal operations for the Carr Fire in Shasta County, the Klamathon Fire in Siskiyou County, and the Mendocino Complex Fire and the Pawnee Fire, both in Lake County. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Nov 5, 2018)
  • Five CalRecycle Webpages You Should Know About

    CalRecycle’s website has more than 3,000 webpages to educate consumers, government entities, and business owners about responsible waste management and recycling. Here is a list of five useful CalRecycle webpages. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Nov 1, 2018)
  • "Bee" on Your Way to a Zero Waste Halloween!

    Making your own reusable beeswax wraps is a fun and easy DIY project! Full story…
    (Posted by Angela Vincent on Oct 29, 2018)
  • Trick or Treat?

    All those decorations and costumes can be terrifyingly tempting to purchase this Halloween. But those festive items don’t end up resting in peace in a landfill—they live disturbingly in dreadful dumps for many years, sometimes an eternity. Here’s how you can make a smart choice between a tricky item and a treat. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Oct 22, 2018)
  • Treat Yo’self and the Environment: Part II

    If you’ve ever felt like screaming at the top of your lungs in frustration or felt so drained you just couldn’t seem to drag yourself out of bed in the morning, you may be in need of some serious self-TLC. Here are some ways you can reconnect with yourself without leaving a giant footprint on the planet. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Sep 26, 2018)
  • Autumn: Prime time for backyard composting

    At CalRecycle, we get pretty excited about composting, so we’ve got all sorts of resources for people who want to start composting, increase or improve their compost yield, or troubleshoot potential problems. The trick, I think, is to not get bogged down trying to figure out the perfect system. Full story…
    (Posted by Heather Jones on Sep 25, 2018)