• 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)
  • New State Laws Affecting CalRecycle--and You

    CalRecycle staff has been busy preparing to meet the department’s new statutory responsibilities. Here are the top new laws that CalRecycle will be helping to implement. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Dec 31, 2018)
  • Wildfires Create New Danger: Hazardous Debris

    The latest wildfires in California have left more than 80 people dead, 161,000 acres burned, and more than 10,000 homes and structures destroyed. But as changing weather patterns and the tireless work of firefighters help boost containment lines, communities devastated by the fires now face potential health risks associated with the improper handling of fire debris. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Nov 28, 2018)
  • CalRecycle Cleanup Grants Announced

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery has awarded the Resighini Rancheria a $49,237 Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement grant to clear an illegal dumpsite in the Klamath River estuary. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Nov 21, 2018)