Listed below are recent posts across all of CalRecyle's blogs.
We love our planet, but we also love our pets, and things can get a little tricky at the pet supply store—the shelves are full of plastic toys and gadgets, not to mention the low-quality pet clothes that could quickly end up in the landfill. Here are a few tips to steer you toward a more sustainable lifestyle for you and your furry housemates. For more suggestions, see our blog on how to reduce your pet’s carbon paw-print, and check out our pattern for pet PJs you can make from scrap fabric.Posted on In the Loop by Heather Jones on Apr 19, 2019
Hey Millennials, no pressure, but it’s pretty much up to you to save the planet! It’s a big job, but fortunately, you’re sharp and energetic—you’re up to the task, right?
Here are some tips. Once your mom drops her phone one too many times, or your dad’s laptop won’t accept the newest operating system upgrade, be sure to recycle their electronics responsibly. Buy your hipster clothing at secondhand stores rather than paying top dollar for new imitations—you’ll be keeping textiles out of the landfill and preventing unnecessary pollution and energy use on new clothing production. And share your eco-tips on social media to increase your number of followers. Follow CalRecycle on Twitter and CalEPA on Instagram while you’re at it!Posted on In the Loop by Heather Jones on Apr 18, 2019
Some of us have great jobs—we get paid to protect the environment! Some of us might also have other types of great jobs, or not, but we wonder what we can do for Mother Earth while we’re working for the man.
As part of CalRecycle’s Earth Day celebration, we’re offering the following tips for employees, including ordering a Recycling Starter Kit and reducing waste at work events. And when the weekend comes, be sure to participate in an Earth Day event near you.Posted on In the Loop by Heather Jones on Apr 17, 2019