• CalEPA Symposium Advocates for Environmental Justice

    Earlier this year, the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) hosted a symposium to promote environmental justice–the fair treatment of all races, cultures, and incomes regarding the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws and regulations. Full story…
    (Posted by Claudia Espinoza-Castro on Apr 27, 2017)
  • Recycle Your e-Waste – Here’s How

    Sometimes we want to do the right thing and recycle, but for some materials, we just don’t know how to go about it. Many of us don’t even know what electronic waste is, and we certainly don’t know what to do with it when we don’t want it anymore. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Apr 24, 2017)
  • All About Earth Day

    U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin organized the first Earth Day in on April 22, 1970, and it served as a catalyst to bring a simmering environmental movement to the forefront of American consciousness. Just eight years earlier, Rachel Carson published a groundbreaking book titled Silent Spring that critically examined the impact of industrialization on our planet and connected our actions with the health of our environment. Carson observed that the heavy use of pesticides was killing off birds, making the forests silent. Some credit her book with jump-starting the environmental movement. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Apr 20, 2017)
  • San Francisco Youth Help Meet Recycling, Landfill Diversion Goals

    The City of San Francisco has long been at the forefront of recycling and landfill diversion. Almost 20 years ago, the city introduced green waste bins and implemented a three-bin waste collection system in residential neighborhoods. Shortly after that, the city launched Food to Flowers! in its schools. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Apr 6, 2017)
  • Reflections on 2016

    Here we are, at the start of another bright year full of hope and promise. As we look forward to an even greener future, let’s take a moment to reflect on some of the great recycling accomplishments of 2016. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Jan 5, 2017)
  • Reduce Holiday Waste with Party Portion Planning

    To help reduce food waste and save on their budget, caterers and restaurants use simple portion formulas to calculate how much food to prepare and serve at events. Here are some quick tips for planning your holiday parties. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Dec 15, 2016)