• 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 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)
  • Consolidated Debris Removal Program FAQs

    Frequently Asked Questions About Right-of-Entry (ROE) Forms and Insurance Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Sep 24, 2018)
  • Fact Check: What Affected Homeowners Should Know About Wildfire Debris Removal

    Crews managed by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery are making significant progress clearing debris from private properties destroyed by the Carr Fire in Shasta County and the Klamathon Fire in Siskiyou County. CalRecycle-managed crews are also set to begin debris removal on homes destroyed by the Mendocino Complex and Pawnee fires in Lake County. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Sep 18, 2018)
  • CalRecycle Adds Crews to Ventura County Wildfire Cleanup

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is now managing 41 private contractor crews to clear wildfire debris from affected properties in the City of Ventura and Ventura County. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Feb 15, 2018)
  • CalRecycle Completes Wildfire Debris Removal in Northern California

    Crews managed by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery have completed the removal of wildfire debris on properties in Butte, Nevada, and Yuba counties following October’s devastating wildfires in Northern California. Since November 16, crews removed more than 63,000 tons of ash, debris, and contaminated soil from 250 properties in which owners chose to participate in the CalRecycle-managed cleanup. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jan 7, 2018)