• Framework for the Future

    California’s Environmental Principles and Concepts, which state that we depend on, benefit from, and influence the earth’s natural systems, are the basic foundation for environmental literacy Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Sep 1, 2016)
  • Quick Tips to Cut Food Waste

    Do your part at home to reduce food waste! Here are some tips from Consumer Reports. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Aug 22, 2016)
  • Schools: They Recycle! They Score!

    Sign up for Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl competition and see how you stack up! Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Aug 14, 2016)
  • Agents, CHP Thwart Phoenix-Based Recycling Fraud Scheme

    The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is announcing the arrest of a Los Angeles truck driver on charges of felony recycling fraud, attempted grand theft, and conspiracy. The suspect is accused of illegally transporting used beverage containers from Arizona to California with the intent to defraud the California Redemption Value Fund. Full story…
    (Posted by Mark Oldfield on Aug 11, 2016)
  • High-Class Dumpster Diving

    Did you know Californians throw away nearly 6 million tons of food scraps or food waste each year? When it hits the landfills, it decomposes and creates greenhouse gases. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Aug 1, 2016)
  • Waste Disposal Rate Inches Up as California Economy Improves

    While landfilling is typically considered cheaper than recycling, the costs of recycling do not accurately reflect the money saved by reduced greenhouse gas emissions; money saved by using recycled feedstock as opposed to virgin feedstock in material production; and the money saved on water and fertilizer for agricultural production when organic material is recycled into compost and applied to soil, making it more nutrient-rich and better able to retain moisture. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Jul 21, 2016)