In the News
- Grant pays for cleanup at two Tehama County eyesores (Red Bluff Daily News, Mar 6, 2014)
- Fresno City Council to debate rules for recycling centers, shopping carts (Fresno Bee, Mar 5, 2014)
- Here comes El Nino; good news for US weather woes (San Francisco Chronicle, Mar 6, 2014)
- Beverage Container Recycling: Daily Load Limits
To help prevent fraud, as of January 1, 2014, the daily per-pound limits on California Redemption Value beverage containers redeemable at certified recycling centers have been reduced. Informational flier available in English and Spanish.
- 2014-15 Budget Change
The Governor's Budget for 2014-15 has been released and, in an effort to provide our stakeholders and other interested parties with important information on the Administration's 2014-15 budget and budget change proposals (BCP), CalRecycle is providing details on the proposals now under consideration by the Legislature. These proposals will be heard in legislative budget subcommittees over the next several months.
Mandatory Commercial Recycling
Keeping commercial waste out of landfills helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions. New effort under way to divert an additional 2-3 million tons each year by 2020 and beyond.
- Beverage Container Recycling: CRV Materials Only
To safeguard the Beverage Container Recycling Fund, as of November 1, 2013, recycling centers may only pay CRV refunds for beverage containers that are CRV-eligible. Informational flier available in English and Spanish.
California's 75 Percent Initiative
California’s new goal--recycle 75 percent of our solid waste by 2020. Join us!
Addressing climate change is an integral part of CalRecycle's overall mission to care for the environment.
The Governor’s Draft Budget for 2014-15 proposes that CalRecycle will oversee a $30 million dollar program to provide grants and loans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by establishing new or expanding existing infrastructure in California to reduce the amount of disposed green material, food, fiber, plastic, and glass.
- Beverage Container Recycling: Operator Training
Precertification training is being offered by CalRecycle to provide opportunities for new and renewing certification applicants to meet the certification training/testing requirement signed into law last year and now in effect. Preregister for training.