Sustainability In Our Environment

At Cal-Waste our environment is of paramount concern. A healthy environment is necessary for human, animal, and plant life to survive. Clean water, air, and land are all a part of the natural resources we need to a live happy and healthy life. The Cal-Waste Team works hard to safeguard our environment as we serve you. We invite you to join us in protecting our water, air and land. When communities join together to protect the environment, they are protecting themselves and their future.

We Are A Sustainable Business

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Congratulations to Cal-Waste Recovery Systems! We have earned our certification as a Sacramento Area Sustainable Business. The Sacramento Area Sustainable Business Program promotes businesses that adopt environmentally friendly practices, prevent pollution, and conserve resources. This program assists businesses in our region to improve efficiency, energy and water conversation and waste reduction. We are very happy to be a part of the team that is keeping our communities, healthy and environmentally secure.

To find out more about Sacramento Area Sustainable Business Program see their website here.

Air

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Spare The Air – Information about the effects of air pollution and actions you can take to improve air quality.

Ride Your Bike – Important reasons to ride your bike to work!

Ride Public Transportation – Your local public transportation schedule. The National Safety Council found riding the bus is 170 times safer than driving your car and emit 80% less carbon monoxide than the average car.

Water


Sacramento Stormwater Quality Partnership – Local information about urban water runoff pollution and community events that encourage pollution prevention.

State Water Resources Control Board – Ways to preserve, enhance, and restore the quality of California’s water resources and drinking water for the benefit of present and future generations.

California Environmental Law – Information and strategies to protecting the environment against harmful toxics.

Water Use It Wisely – Find hundreds of “how to save water” tips!

Education

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National Geographic Garbage Patch – Find out what happens when plastic is washed down our waterways and out to sea.

Teaching in the Classroom
Discovery Education – Lesson plans for teaching both young and old about recycling.

Fun Interactive Games
National Geographic Recycle Roundup – Help clean up the park in this fun interactive game.
NASA’s Climate Kids – Age appropriate information and online games teaching about preserving our environment.

Fun Sustainability
Earth 911 – A staff favorite! Learn the many ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

Recycle & Reuse
Freecycle – Members local and around the world have joined this grassroots, entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns. It’s all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills.

Don’t Waste Our Future
youtube-logo2Cal-Waste is proud to have produced this amazing video with the help of Robert Solari and children from our local school district. Educating our future recyclers is key to our mission. Click the red button and check it out now!