• Cities, Schools Aim to Become Zero Waste Communities

    What is “zero waste”? To some, it means reducing the amount of waste sent to the landfill to zero. To others, zero waste is a process and a philosophy that involves a redesign of products and a redesign of consumption, so all material goods can be reused or recycled—or not needed at all. A number of local jurisdictions in California have implemented zero waste programs or passed resolutions related to zero waste. Full story…
    (Posted on May 13, 2017)
  • What Do You Know About Compost?

    Did you know this week is International Compost Awareness Week? If you’re not already composting, there’s no better time to start! Kiss the Ground’s new video lays out the critical problem of food waste decomposing in landfills and generating greenhouse gas, and presents an easy alternative: composting. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on May 11, 2017)
  • Treat Yourself—and the Environment—to a Higher-Quality Shirt

    That $8 shirt is the pop of color you want for your fun weekend event—and if it only lasts a season, that’s OK, because it’s so cheap, right? Maybe you’re thinking you’ll just toss it and replace it with another one when it fades or stretches out, and you’ll still be ahead, because some T-shirts are downright pricey. Full story…
    (Posted by Heather Jones on May 8, 2017)
  • Go for a Ride: May Is Bike Month

    Check out this video about riding your bike to work. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on May 1, 2017)
  • 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)