• Still a Recycling Leader, California Recycles the Second-Highest Number of Bottles and Cans Ever

    The U.S. EPA released new recycling statistics that illustrate that California remains a nationwide leader with a recycling rate year after year above the nation's average of 33%. Last year California recycled the second highest number of bottles and cans in the state's history. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Dec 10, 2019)
  • Composting Recalled Lettuce from E. Coli Outbreak

    Following a nationwide E. coli outbreak, recalled lettuce grown throughout the Salinas Valley is making its way back into the ground as compost, thanks to a California Climate Investment from CalRecycle. A new composting facility in Salinas has already started accepting more than 50 tons of the of the potentially tainted produce, according to the Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority (Salinas Authority). Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Dec 5, 2019)
  • Camp Fire Cleanup: Safety First

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery joined its state and local partners in California’s Consolidated Debris Removal Program on Wednesday, July 24 to re-emphasize operational safety to crews involved in the Camp Fire cleanup effort in Butte County. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jul 25, 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)
  • Local Economies Get Green Boost: $5.3 Million

    CalRecycle approved $5.3 million in loans to two California companies to create new jobs, increase recycling infrastructure, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California. The financing will help Peninsula Plastics Recycling, Inc. of Turlock (Stanislaus County) and U.S. Rubber Recycling, Inc. of Grand Terrace (San Bernardino County) expand their workforce while making use of an additional 17,300 tons of California-generated waste tires and plastic each year. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jan 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)