• Through the Lens: A Photographic Look at CalRecycle's Programs

    Here is a small sampling of my favorite photos from the past five years. If you like what you see, don’t forget to follow California EPA on Instagram--we contribute images often and you can see what our partner departments are up to as well! Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Aug 19, 2019)
  • Video: Paradise Fire Cleanup

    Here is video footage of cleanup operations at Paradise Elementary School earlier this month. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on May 30, 2019)
  • Spotlight: 5 Projects, Laws, and Programs to Watch in 2019

    CalRecycle has a busy year ahead as we work to protect public health and the environment. Check out these new projects, laws, and programs, and stay tuned for regular updates. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Mar 21, 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)
  • 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 Wildfire Debris Cleanups: Status Report

    CalRecycle is currently mission-tasked by CalOES to manage debris removal operations for the Carr Fire in Shasta County, the Klamathon Fire in Siskiyou County, and the Mendocino Complex Fire and the Pawnee Fire, both in Lake County. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Nov 5, 2018)