Listed below are recent posts across all of CalRecyle's blogs.

  • CalEPA's Big Earth Day Celebration

    We've been celebrating Earth Day for weeks now here at CalRecycle, along with our CalEPA partner groups. We all got together and held our big annual celebration yesterday at CalEPA's downtown Sacramento headquarters. We even had a few special guests, like Gov. Gavin Newsom. Little did he know he'd have to share the spotlight with Recycle Rex, the Bag Monster, Queen Green, and a few other stately dignitaries. Take a look at the fun we had! 

     

    Newsom at the CalEPA Earth Day event
    Posted on In the Loop by Syd Fong, TC Clark on Apr 25, 2019

  • Earth Day Is Coming, and It's All About You

    April 22 is Earth Day, our favorite holiday here at CalRecycle. We work all year to protect the planet, and we are lucky to have a lot of allies here in California—from people like you to entire communities pulling together, as well as businesses and lawmakers working on behalf of the environment. Still, it’s fun to have a special day to celebrate the planet and get even more people on board with our environmental ethos.

    OK, who are we kidding—we celebrate with Earth Day events all month. So let’s get this party started!

    In our recent news release, CalRecycle Director Scott Smithline nailed it when he said, “Environmental progress is achieved one community, one person, and one decision at a time. Whether it’s participating in a community cleanup, attending a local Earth Day festivity, or making simple changes to reduce waste and recycle right, Earth Day is a reminder that a clean California starts with you.”

    That’s right: A clean California starts with you.

    We’re going to offer five simple tips each day this week to help you get started. We hope you’ll integrate these tips into your daily life so they’ll become ingrained habits that you sustain long after Earth Day is officially over.

    Thanks for celebrating with us, and thanks for being our environmental ally.

     

    A Clean California Starts With You

    #CleanCaliforniaForAll #CaliforniaForAll #EarthDay

    Posted on In the Loop by Heather Jones on Apr 15, 2019

  • You Have Questions, CalRecycle Has Answers

    FAQ video explains California recycling dos and don'ts


    Are businesses and schools required to recycle? Should you leave the caps on or take them off when you throw plastic bottles in your bin? And what about cartons? We know the intricacies of recycling can be confusing, so we made this video to help you out. Pass it along!

    Posted on In the Loop by TC Clark on Mar 25, 2019