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It May Be Wasted Effort

In this commentary article from CalMatters, journalist Dan Walters points out that California is falling short of its 2020 goal to reduce its solid waste stream and explores a few of the reasons why. Read the full article on CalMatters:

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Recycle Right Guide

Recycle Right Guide

Recycling and composting correctly are great ways that you can help the environment, but sometimes it’s hard to know what goes where and how to do it right. That’s why we created the Recycle Right Guide (below), to help you

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Coastal Cleanup 2019

California Coastal Cleanup September 21

On the third Saturday in September California cleans up!   California Coastal Cleanup Day welcomes more than 60,000 volunteers who will pick up hundreds of thousands of pounds of trash and recyclables from beaches, lakes, and waterways each year. It

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Plastic Bag Recycling

What to do with Plastic Bags

Plastic bags, wrap, and film packaging are not accepted in our curbside recycling program and should not be placed in your recycling cart. This includes — but is not limited to — the following types of flimsy plastic (plastic you

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Don’t Count on the Numbers

Plastic products are sometimes stamped with a number surrounded by the recycling symbol. These numbers only signify the chemical composition of the type of plastic the container is made of. The numbers have nothing to do with whether or not

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