• New Law Bans Hotels from Providing Personal Care Products in Small Plastic Bottles

    We’ve all seen and sometimes used them: those tiny plastic bottles of personal care products that hotels provide to guests. Although many of us have forsaken the novelty of these tiny bottles by bringing along our favorite care products when we travel, they have persisted on hotel bathroom sinks throughout the world. Thanks to a recently signed law, hotels, bed and breakfasts, and vacation rentals in California will be prohibited from providing these to their guests starting in 2023. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Oct 11, 2019)
  • What Is Recyclable?

    Wait, aren’t all products with the recycling chasing arrows symbol recyclable? Unfortunately this isn’t always the case. First, there is currently no universal definition for recyclable. Second, individual materials in a product may be recyclable, but they may be fused together in such a way that it’s difficult to separate them into individual recyclable materials. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Oct 10, 2019)
  • California Resource Recovery Association: A Culture of Zero Waste

    (Posted by - TC Clark on Aug 22, 2019)
  • 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)
  • Keeping Track: CalRecycle's Top-Read Reports

    CalRecycle publishes more than a dozen reports every year in its publications database to provide updates on the status of our programs and detail how much our state is recycling and landfilling. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Apr 4, 2019)
  • 5 Environmental Social Media Accounts You Need to Follow Today

    Here are a few of the many social media accounts that are worth a follow if you want to keep up with sustainability, environmentalism, climate change, recycling, and nature. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Mar 28, 2019)