• Environmental Pathways

    In January, a handful of CalRecycle staff members participated in mock interviews with environmentally focused high school students in the San Francisco Unified School District. The interviews were part of the school district’s Career Pathways program, which introduces students to different career paths. Full story…
    (Posted by Angela Vincent on Feb 7, 2019)
  • A New Twist on 'Out With the Old'

    It’s a new year and time to reflect on lessons learned in 2018. At CalRecycle, we’re not big fans of “out with the old,” unless we’re talking about old, outmoded mindsets about “waste” vs. “material that can be used again to make cool new things.” Full story…
    (Posted by Angela Vincent on Jan 7, 2019)
  • "Bee" on Your Way to a Zero Waste Halloween!

    Making your own reusable beeswax wraps is a fun and easy DIY project! Full story…
    (Posted by Angela Vincent on Oct 29, 2018)
  • Introducing CalRecycle’s Zero Waste Webpages

    CalRecycle’s zero waste team has added content to our Zero Waste webpage just as the announcement of the rebranding of the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council’s certification to the new TRUE Zero Waste Certification occurs. TRUE stands for “Total Resource Use and Efficiency” and the rating system is now administered by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI) and housed under the U.S. Green Business Council (USGBC). Full story…
    (Posted by Angela Vincent on Sep 13, 2018)
  • Real-World Education

    A high school civics teacher in Brawley partnered with state environmental agencies for a yearlong student project focusing on environmental justice, air pollution, and the Salton Sea. Full story…
    (Posted by Angela Vincent on May 31, 2018)
  • A Primer on Plastic Pollution

    A group of Pomona third-graders that has been studying plastic pollution presented their work at a national waste and materials management meeting last month. Full story…
    (Posted by Angela Vincent on May 10, 2018)