• Environmental Justice: Inclusive Decision-Making

    Last month I traveled to Lamont to present to community members about CalRecycle’s Environmental Justice Program, SB 1383 regulations and the estimated 50 to 100 new large-scale organic waste facilities that will be built in the state as a result, and how to participate in the formal rulemaking process. Full story…
    (Posted by Ciaran Gallagher, CalRecycle Capital Fellow on May 6, 2019)
  • CalRecycle Celebrates Environmental Justice Advocate Cesar Chavez

    Cesar Chavez Day is here and it’s time to celebrate his dedication to civil rights, education and environmental justice! Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Mar 29, 2019)
  • Weather Stops Work on Camp Fire Debris Removal

    The Incident Management Team for Camp Fire debris removal operations in Butte County has ordered the temporary demobilization all wildfire debris removal crews until March 19, 2019. The recent string of wet weather has created unsafe conditions with oversaturated soil for debris removal workers and truck drivers while limiting the ability of designated landfills to accept material. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Mar 12, 2019)
  • CalRecycle Awards $71,000 to Clear Illegal Dumpsites

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is awarding $71,132 in cleanup grants to restore public nature areas and animal grazing land in Lassen and Madera counties. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Feb 28, 2019)
  • Businesses Not Complying with Recycling Laws? Let Us Know!

    Did you know California law requires businesses, including multifamily complexes, to arrange for recycling services? Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jan 2, 2019)
  • Putting Cap-and-Trade Dollars to Work for California

    CalRecycle’s greenhouse gas reduction grant and loan programs put Cap-and-Trade dollars to work for California by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening our economy, and improving public health and the environment—particularly in low-income and disadvantaged communities. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Oct 8, 2018)