• Maximizing the Holidays and Minimizing Waste

    Every year, we talk about the impact the holiday season has on our waste stream. From Halloween through the New Year, Americans ramp up their spending—on decorations, food celebrations, gift exchanges, and gift-wrapping supplies. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Dec 11, 2017)
  • Celebrating Soil

    This is California Healthy Soils Week, and today is Food Waste and Compost Day. The thin layer of carbon, minerals and microorganisms known as soil provides the basis for life on this planet as we know it, so it is worth celebrating. Full story…
    (Posted by Robert Horowitz on Dec 6, 2017)
  • Thoughtful Giving

    If you follow CalRecycle on Twitter or Facebook, you know we are big into experience gifts like a miniature golf night, a day at the zoo, or dinner at a nice restaurant, rather than material gifts that may ultimately end up in a landfill. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Nov 27, 2017)
  • Thanksgiving Tips for a Big Meal With Little Waste

    Thanksgiving dinner can be a major production, but that doesn’t mean there has to be a lot of waste involved. We’ve compiled a few tips to keep you from ending up sending excess food and other potential waste to landfills after the big meal. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Nov 16, 2017)
  • America Recycles Day Is Nov. 15!

    Learn about the top ten things you can recycle in your home. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Nov 13, 2017)
  • Introducing CalRecycle’s Zero Waste Webpages

    Businesses participating in the Zero Waste Certification program strive to divert 90 percent of their overall waste from landfill and incineration. Full story…
    (Posted by Angela Vincent on Nov 2, 2017)