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America Recycles Day 2021: California takes on the recycling slump with upgrades that fight trash pollution
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Every year, California discards enough plastic to fill 80,000 Olympic-sized pools. In response to a lagging statewide recycling rate and rising public concern about this surge of single-use trash polluting our neighborhoods and ocean, California is modernizing its recycling system to expand reuse and in-state remanufacturing.
Earth Day 2021: California invests $25 million to rebuild a cleaner, more self-sustaining economy
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To confront a surge of pandemic-fueled, single-use trash pollution and a global climate crisis, California is investing $25 million in local communities to modernize recycling systems. Long-term upgrades from our disposable economy to one centered on reuse and in-state remanufacturing could create over 100,000 much-needed new jobs, CalRecycle enounced today.
Calif. Wildfire survivors must act now to join the California no-cost 2020 wildfire cleanup program, says CalRecycle
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Survivors whose homes were damaged in the 2020 California wildfires now have until January 15, 2021, to sign up for the government-run debris removal program, says CalRecycle. The program is also available to property owners with fire damaged trees in danger of falling on public roads and other infrastructure.
California Association of Food Banks and CalRecycle recommend practical steps every Californian can take right now to help hungry families
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Demand for food assistance has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, with nearly 1 in 4 Californians without enough to eat. Sheltering-in-place makes it difficult to take part in traditional in-person holiday food drives and fundraising events. But this year it’s more important than ever to help people struggling to feed their families during the holidays, according to the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery and its partner the California Association of Food Banks.
CalRecycle and Cal OES announce completion of debris removal in Paradise after deadliest wildfire in California history
PARADISE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On the heels of the one-year anniversary of the Camp Fire, the most deadly wildfire in state history, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) joined the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) today to announce the completion of debris removal on nearly 11,000 properties.
California Cracks Vegas-to-LA Beverage Container Smuggling Ring
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is announcing the arrests of 10 suspects accused of smuggling out-of-state beverage containers into California to defraud the state’s California Redemption Value fund.
Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 13, 2013 including California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, David Thomas, 54, of Modesto, has been...
Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 19, 2012
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Ken DaRosa, 46, of Sacramento, has been appointed chief deputy director at the California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). DaRosa has served in multiple postions at the California Department of Finance since 2004, including program budget manager, assistant program budget manager, principal program budget analyst and staff finance analyst.
Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 17, 2012
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, Janet Barentson, 49, of Rocklin, has been appointed chief deputy director at the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Ca. Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Appointments to New Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery; Appoints Margo Reid Brown Chief Deputy
SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Following through on his commitment to increase efficiency and make state government work better for the people, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger...