• California Eyes Upgrade to Aging E-Waste Program

    In an effort to keep pace with rapidly evolving technology, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is out with a new set of recommendations to redesign California’s Electronic Waste Recycling Act (SB 20, Sher, Chapter 526, Statutes of 2003). Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jun 7, 2018)
  • Food Waste – the Movie

    Food Waste Prevention Week has come and gone, but we want Californians to keep up their efforts to reduce food waste and protect the environment! Here is a video we created to raise awareness about the problem. Follow our tips to reduce food waste and save money! Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Apr 12, 2018)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • CalRecycle Staff Attends LA Environmental Justice Symposium

    The Environmental Health and Enforcement Symposium, hosted in part by the Los Angeles Environmental Justice Network, took place on April 10and 11 in downtown Los Angeles. Communication—both among CalEPA’s boards, departments, and offices and between regulators and community members—was a key theme of the symposium. CalRecycle representatives attended to hear directly from community members and to network with other regulatory agencies. Full story…
    (Posted by Claudia Espinoza-Castro and Angela Vincent on Jun 5, 2017)
  • How to Host an Eco-Friendly Picnic

    Entertaining in the great outdoors is a lot of fun. Instead of buying dishes and decorations for each event, think about your overall entertaining style and invest in some reusable items that will be kinder to Mother Earth and your pocketbook in the long run. Pick out classic designs in coordinating color schemes to get the most mileage out of your picnic supplies. Swap out single-use items for items you can pull out of your picnic basket year after year. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Jun 1, 2017)