• Businesses Not Complying with Recycling Laws? Let Us Know!

    Did you know California law requires businesses, including multifamily complexes, to arrange for recycling services? Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jan 2, 2019)
  • CalRecycle Monthly Public Meeting

    CalRecycle staff will provide a detailed update of the Beverage Container Recycling Fund at the department’s monthly public meeting on Tuesday. Full story…
    (Posted on Nov 15, 2018)
  • Recycling Roundup: Global Markets, California Materials, Local Solutions

    California is feeling the fallout from a global disruption in markets for recycled scrap materials. Recent import restrictions from China, coupled with a decline in the market value of recyclable commodities, have resulted in significant recycling challenges for the state’s recycling industries and confusion for the public. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Jul 19, 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)
  • Sorting Out China’s New Ban on Recycled Materials

    Whether you’re a recycling industry insider or a casual consumer of current events, China’s “National Sword” campaign may have you a bit confused. In short, the world’s largest importer of recyclable material says it will no longer accept most recyclable material. Full story…
    (Posted by Lance Klug on Dec 4, 2017)