Recycling Guide Teaches Consumers To Be "Green" during the Holidays

Sacramento, Calif. -- The California Department of Conservation has released its "Green for the Holidays" guide, including hints, tips and suggestions on how to buy recycled products, shop for eco-friendly products, conserve natural resources and save energy.

"Recycling beverage containers and other items is just part of the solution," said Darryl Young, director of the Department of Conservation. "Shopping for recycled-content products helps close the recycling loop by increasing demand for recycled materials."

The guide is available by phone toll-free at (800) 732-9253 or online at