Category Archives: CRV Recycling

America Recycles Day is Coming! November 15th

America Recycles Day is fast approaching! Since 1997, people across the country have come together every November 15th to celebrate America Recycles Day (ARD), the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. Established by the National Recycling Coalition and managed by the non-profit Keep America Beautiful, the purpose of America Recycles Day is to

School’s Out, Summer is Here… Keep on Recycling!

As we close the book on another school year, CVUSD Recycles would like to thank everyone on our campuses for their recycling efforts.  Without the support and participation of students, teachers, faculty, and parent volunteers, the program would not be a success. We would also like to remind you to keep up good recycling habits

CRV Glass Recycling: How it’s Done

Welcome back and thank you for joining us for the third and final installment of the “How it’s Done” series! In case you missed it, earlier this week we explored how aluminum cans are recycled, and then we explored the recycling process for plastic bottles. Today, we’re going to find out how glass is recycled!

CRV Plastic Recycling: How it’s Done

Now that we know how aluminum cans are processed for recycling, let’s explore how plastic bottles are recycled! Just like aluminum cans, the recycling process starts with you and me, the consumers!  The bottles are then either picked up curbside by your waste hauler, such as Waste Management or EJ Harrison or transported personally to

CRV Aluminum Recycling: How it’s Done

Each one of us plays a very important role in the recycling process. By tossing our cans and bottles into a recycling bin, we launch the beginning of a very important process that converts our water bottles into soda bottles, or the can that I’m drinking from today, into the can that you’ll be drinking

Permaculture… What Is It?

“Permaculture is a philosophy of working with, rather than against nature; of protracted and thoughtful observation rather than protracted and thoughtless labor; and of looking at plants and animals in all their functions, rather than treating any area as a single product system.”—Bill Mollison, Ryland Lancaster, a local permaculture expert, tells us more about permanent culture, the

Recycle, Report, Win Prizes, Repeat: Keep California Beautiful Recycling Competition

Hey CVUSD Recyclers, are you ready to get statewide recognition and win CASH PRIZES for all of the sustainable work you’re doing to create and manage those robust recycling programs?!  Great news—there is still time to sign up for the Keep California Beautiful K-12 Recycling Competition. We have to act fast though, because March 1st

Keep California Beautiful K-12 Recycling Competition – Win Prizes!!

Hey CVUSD Recyclers, is your school ready to demonstrate its commitment to the environment, gain statewide recognition, and possibly win a CASH PRIZE for your sustainable efforts?? Now is your chance; sign up for the Keep California Beautiful K-12 Recycling Challenge, a statewide competition that promotes waste reduction and recycling, and of course, a little