• Fix-It Group Holds the Line Against Landfill Waste

    If you can repair it, there’s no need to replace it. Neighbors in the Oak Park area of Sacramento are fully aware of this simple truth. Once a month, they host the Oak Park Fix-It Cafe. Full story…
    (Posted on Jan 31, 2019)
  • Reusable Notebooks Reduce Paper Waste

    I first heard about reusable notebooks from a friend. Yes, it sounds crazy. How can a notebook be reusable? What do you do with your notes if you want to keep them? Sliced bread, people landing on the moon … now, a reusable notebook? What kind of madness is this?!? Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Jan 10, 2019)
  • SB 1383 Rulemaking Launch Party

    At CalRecycle’s monthly public meeting on Tuesday, staff will recommend approval to complete and file the SB 1383 draft regulations with the Office of Administrative Law and begin the formal rulemaking process. Full story…
    (Posted by Heather Jones on Dec 17, 2018)
  • Trick or Treat?

    All those decorations and costumes can be terrifyingly tempting to purchase this Halloween. But those festive items don’t end up resting in peace in a landfill—they live disturbingly in dreadful dumps for many years, sometimes an eternity. Here’s how you can make a smart choice between a tricky item and a treat. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Oct 22, 2018)
  • CalRecycle Considers New Carpet Recycling Stewardship Plan

    At its October 2018 public meeting tomorrow, CalRecycle will consider whether the industry stewardship organization Carpet America Recovery Effort is taking sufficient actions in its proposed California Carpet Stewardship Plan for 2018-2022 to meet California’s 24 percent carpet recycling goal. Full story…
    (Posted by CalRecycle Staff on Oct 15, 2018)
  • Treat Yo’self and the Environment: Part II

    If you’ve ever felt like screaming at the top of your lungs in frustration or felt so drained you just couldn’t seem to drag yourself out of bed in the morning, you may be in need of some serious self-TLC. Here are some ways you can reconnect with yourself without leaving a giant footprint on the planet. Full story…
    (Posted by TC Clark on Sep 26, 2018)