• New State Laws Affecting CalRecycle--and You

    CalRecycle staff has been busy preparing to meet the department’s new statutory responsibilities. Here are the top new laws that CalRecycle will be helping to implement. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Dec 31, 2018)
  • Wildfires Create New Danger: Hazardous Debris

    The latest wildfires in California have left more than 80 people dead, 161,000 acres burned, and more than 10,000 homes and structures destroyed. But as changing weather patterns and the tireless work of firefighters help boost containment lines, communities devastated by the fires now face potential health risks associated with the improper handling of fire debris. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Nov 28, 2018)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Are Your Apartment Complex and Workplace Recycling?

    California law requires businesses, including multifamily complexes, to arrange for recycling services. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jun 25, 2018)