California Must Address Its Dwindling Recycling Capacity

Mark Leary
Mark Leary served as director of the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) and prior to that was executive director of the department’s predecessor, the Integrated Waste Management Board.

California has for decades led the world in recycling and in making the connection between recycling and environmental and economic sustainability. State laws and policies promulgated in Sacramento have promoted this leadership. Individual Californians have also enthusiastically embraced recycling because they know that it helps reduce pollution, fights climate-change, reduces the need for raw materials, […]

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