• Camp Fire Cleanup: Safety First

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery joined its state and local partners in California’s Consolidated Debris Removal Program on Wednesday, July 24 to re-emphasize operational safety to crews involved in the Camp Fire cleanup effort in Butte County. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jul 25, 2019)
  • Trash Bin, Recycle Bin -- What Goes Where?

    When in doubt, check your city or county to find out what goes in your trash, recycling, and green waste bins Full story…
    (Posted on Jul 22, 2019)
  • The Dark Side of Fluorescent Lights

    Converting from CFLs to LED lights means I’m done with the 48-inch tubes and possibly the ballast as well. So, what are we supposed to do with those items? First of all, never throw them in the trash. Full story…
    (Posted by Syd Fong on Jul 18, 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)
  • Food Rescue Group Receives Second CalRecycle Grant

    CalRecycle has awarded $266,795 to the Kern County Public Health Services Department to expand its Waste Hunger Not Food program, which collects unserved food from local schools and restaurants and distributes it in local neighborhoods. Full story…
    (Posted by Christina Files on Jul 11, 2019)
  • Community Gardens–Providing More Than Food

    Research studies and personal experiences attest that community gardens provide environmental and social benefits in the face of environmental injustices. From mitigating climate change to increasing food access, community gardens positively impact lives. Full story…
    (Posted by Ciaran Gallagher on Jul 8, 2019)