• The Grass Is Always Greener

    Check out TC Clark's DIY artificial green lawn project. Learn her tips and tricks for saving over $2,000 by installing it herself. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Aug 29, 2016)
  • Cleaning Streets, Winning Hearts

    Sacramento’s newest hero, Ethan, got his very own garbage truck, hard hat, and cape on Tuesday and instantly became the city’s most celebrated garbage man. Thanks to some behind-the-scenes wizardry by Make-A-Wish, Ethan rode around Sacramento in “Ethan’s Garbage Truck,” escorted by police with flashing lights, as smitten grown-ups lined the streets to cheer him on. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Jul 28, 2016)
  • Planet-Friendly Green Parties

    You’ve set the date and you’re ready to throw the summer shindig of the century! To keep costs and waste to a minimum, make only one invitation: Take a photo and text it or post it to social media. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Jul 25, 2016)
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repetition

    Summer is here and your BMI is having you scream “OMG!” It’s OK. Take some time to cool down and recover before we pump you up! With these eco-fitness tips, you can cut your waste size and get your waist cut just in time for bathing suit season. So instead of saying “extra fries,” you’ll be saying “exercise!” Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Jun 13, 2016)
  • A Compost Bin for Every Challenge

    I live on a raccoon superhighway. We’re pretty close to a river and a creek, and the savvy critters use the storm drains to travel. This is fun for me and my neighbors—we get to see them shimmying up trees late at night, and sometimes they bring their little ones to the neighbor’s koi pond so they can learn to fish. Full story…
    (Posted by Lisa Garner on Jun 9, 2016)
  • Food waste, from the food’s perspective

    Have you seen the Ad Council’s short new video, The Extraordinary Life and Times of Strawberry? Spoiler alert (so to speak): It’s a sweet but haunting story about food waste. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on May 19, 2016)