• 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)
  • My Environmental Justice Awakening

    Maybe you’re like me. Injustices like the bad water in Flint make your blood boil. Stories about poor communities boxed in by freeways have you suddenly mindful of every breath. You have a pretty good grasp on the concept of environmental justice, but you struggle to turn that awareness into action in your everyday work. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jun 21, 2018)
  • California Pursues Shared Effort to Confront New Recycling Challenges

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery joined California waste haulers, recyclers, manufacturers, local leaders, and advocacy groups in Sacramento to help advance statewide discussions on the future of waste reduction and recycling in California. Recent import restrictions from China, coupled with a decline in the global market value of recyclable commodities, have resulted in significant challenges for California businesses, local governments, and consumers. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jun 14, 2018)
  • New California Climate Investment Serves Up Benefits for Butte County

    Now, with the help of a $499,789 California Climate Investment, the Jesus Center is launching one of its boldest efforts yet to combat hunger—and climate change—by rescuing food for the hungry before it becomes waste. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on May 21, 2018)
  • 8 Truck Drivers Busted in Bottle and Can Smuggling Sting

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery today announced the arrest of eight truck drivers on charges of felony recycling fraud, conspiracy, and attempted grand theft. Agents with the California Department of Justice’s Recycle Fraud Team made the arrests during a three-day sting operation near the Arizona border with San Bernardino and Riverside counties. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Apr 30, 2018)
  • Five Arrested in $80.3 Million Recycling Fraud Conspiracy

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is announcing Grand Jury indictments and subsequent arrests of five people charged with operating a multi-year recycling fraud scheme from the Recycling Services Alliance (RSA) Corporation in Sacramento County. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Apr 26, 2018)