• 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)
  • CalRecycle Awards $25 Million for Organics Recycling Projects

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery has awarded more than $25 million in California Climate Investments to bolster organics recycling infrastructure in the state and rescue edible food for Californians in need. Full story…
    (Posted on Jul 5, 2018)
  • 8 Truck Drivers Busted in Bottle and Can Smuggling Sting

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery today announced the arrest of eight truck drivers on charges of felony recycling fraud, conspiracy, and attempted grand theft. Agents with the California Department of Justice’s Recycle Fraud Team made the arrests during a three-day sting operation near the Arizona border with San Bernardino and Riverside counties. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Apr 30, 2018)
  • Five Arrested in $80.3 Million Recycling Fraud Conspiracy

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is announcing Grand Jury indictments and subsequent arrests of five people charged with operating a multi-year recycling fraud scheme from the Recycling Services Alliance (RSA) Corporation in Sacramento County. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Apr 26, 2018)
  • California Counties Find New Use for Old Tires

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) recently awarded $410,364 in grants for civil engineering projects in four counties that will use recycled California waste tires in place of conventional construction materials. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Apr 5, 2018)