11 WAYS TO CUT YOUR TRASH IN HALF
In 1989 California launched an ambitious campaign to cut its trash in half by the year 2000. Each city and county developed plans and initiated recycling programs to reach goals, and Californians like you have come through in a big way. Today, statewide we reuse and recycle an estimated 32 percent of our solid waste. In fact California recycles 17 million tons a year – more than twice as much as the next two states combined!
But to get to 50 percent, calrecycle.ca.gov and your local authority are asking you to take some, or all of these easy steps to help cut your trash in half.