• CalRecycle Awards $439,636 to Yuba County for Tire-Derived Aggregate Road Repair Project

    Yuba County is home to the latest construction project to use recycled waste tires to patch up damaged roadways. Last month, 430,000 tires were utilized as filling material to repair multiple roads destroyed by recent landslides. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on Oct 7, 2019)
  • Managing Food Waste with Bugs

    On the UC Davis campus, a group of researchers is breeding lots of bugs. I mean, a lot. The university researchers are exploring how to use black soldier fly larvae to break down organic waste—like almonds, wine waste, and tomatoes—and convert it into useful products. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on Sep 30, 2019)
  • Environmental Justice for All

    Environmental Justice is the fair treatment of all races, cultures, and incomes regarding the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. Check out this video to learn more. Full story…
    (Posted on Sep 26, 2019)
  • Reusables--It's Our Bag, Baby!

    CalRecycle's social committee, with the help of our zero waste team, recently hosted a reusable bag DIY during the lunch hour for everyone in our headquarters building, not just CalRecyclers. (Inclusivity is super-important, especially when it comes to saving the planet!) Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark and Syd Fong on Jul 29, 2019)
  • CalRecycle Grant Recipient Preventing Food Waste

    CalRecycle has grants to help clean up illegal dumping sites, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and provide assistance for beverage container recycling. Check out this video to see how this grant recipient is using its award to prevent food waste. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Jul 15, 2019)
  • Pack Your Bag, It's Farmers Market Day

    We've been urging our colleagues to bring reusable bags to the farmers market to carry their produce rather than accept single-use bags from vendors. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on Jun 5, 2019)