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State Government

Less Manufacturing, Inclusion Of Wine And Liquor Bottles Proposed In New Recycling Bill

April 17, 2017 | Daniel Potter

A California senator hopes to reformat the decades-old recycling system by including wine and liquor bottles as recyclable goods. His bill would also require a percentage of bottles from manufacturers to come from recyclables.

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CalRecycle Helps Cities, Counties Fight Tire Dumping

May 3, 2016 | Steve Milne

The fight against illegal tire dumping in California will get a little more muscle. CalRecycle, the state's recycling agency, announced today that it's awarding $5.7 million to 36 local jurisdictions for managing used tires and waste.

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Environment

Californians Can Recycle Mattresses For Free

January 12, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Californians should now have a place to recycle used mattresses for free.

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Environment

Recycling Christmas Trees Is Easy

December 29, 2015 | Ed Joyce

Most cities and counties have free recycling services for Christmas trees, including the City of Sacramento

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Environment

Permits On Sale To Cut Christmas Trees At Lake Tahoe

November 12, 2015 | Ed Joyce

Permits to cut Christmas trees go on sale soon in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

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Environment

EPA Funds California, Nevada Native Tribe Water Projects

October 27, 2015 | Ed Joyce

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing more than $30 million to California and Nevada native tribes for water quality and environmental restoration projects.

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Environment

Earlier Leaf Pickup In Sacramento Due To Drought

October 1, 2015 | Ed Joyce

The effects of the on-going drought on Sacramento trees could mean an earlier than normal leaf drop for some tree species.

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