• Reusable Holiday Wrapping

    Much of the fun is wrapping the gifts in special packaging and watching someone’s eyes light up as they open their gift—in fact, sometimes the wrapping is just as special as the gift itself. Think of all the ways you can reduce, reuse, and recycle your gift packaging without compromising on style or quality. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Dec 1, 2016)
  • A Simple and Green Thanksgiving

    The holidays are a time for celebration of friends, family, and for what we hold near and dear to our hearts. With a little planning, you can make your gatherings a little kinder to our planet. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Nov 24, 2016)
  • Change your oil for holiday travel? Maybe not …

    If you’re hitting the road for Thanksgiving dinner this week, you might be trying to fit in an oil change before you go. Depending on when you last checked that task off your to-do list, it might be best to skip it. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Nov 21, 2016)
  • Environmental Justice: Theory and Practice

    CalRecycle’s Education and the Environmental Initiative (EEI) curriculum defines environmental justice as “respecting and valuing every individual and community by conducting public health and environmental protection programs and policies in a way that promotes equity and fair treatment for all, regardless of race, age, culture, income, or geographic location.” Full story…
    (Posted by Angela Vincent on Nov 17, 2016)
  • How to pack a waste-free, ostracism-free lunch

    (Posted by Heather Jones on Nov 8, 2016)
  • CalRecycle Funding Helps Businesses Keep Tires out of Landfills

    Three businesses that specialize in products made from recycled tires will receive grants totaling more than $1.2 million to expand their markets and keep more of the material out of California landfills. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Nov 3, 2016)