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Legislation to ensure easy access to safe battery disposal passed the Senate Appropriations Committee today. SB 1215, authored by Senator Josh Newman, will create a statewide collection and recycling program for consumer batteries and battery-embedded products. This legislation is a reintroduction of SB 298, which stalled in Senate Appropriations last …continue reading

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The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) continues to lead the way in product stewardship in California. The organization’s 2020 Annual Report, recently submitted to state officials, shows that despite the disruptions and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, MRC continued to strengthen its California mattress recycling program known as Bye Bye Mattress, …continue reading

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Keep California Beautiful was joined by representatives from the California Department of Resources for Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), and the American Chemistry Council to announce the results of the 2020 K–12 Recycling Challenge and the changes to the contest for 2021. “We are fortunate …continue reading

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California State Treasurer Fiona Ma thanked Governor Gavin Newsom for signing the California Recycling Market Development Act, which updates California’s recycling programs to adapt to significant challenges in the marketplace and extends a successful sales tax incentive program administered by the Treasurer’s office. Assembly Bill 1583, which was authored by …continue reading