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We work closely with city and state government to ensure that our shared sustainability goals are made possible. The most impactful pieces of recycling legislation are AB 341 and more recently, AB 1826. AB 341 – Commercial Recycling California Assembly Bill 341 (AB 341) mandates recycling for all businesses that generate more than 4 cubic […]

Recology Eel River, formerly Eel River Resource Recovery, has been serving the Eel River Valley and other areas of Humboldt County since 1987. We provide outstanding residential, commercial, and industrial services, and support our communities by our presence, participation, and assistance to local charities, educational organizations and professional and business organizations. We are the largest […]

When loading your carts please make sure the lid can close. Please do not overfill or pack your cart tightly. Wondering what goes where? View your collection calendar here Download our 2018 Green Waste calendar here GREEN WASTE Place grass, leaves, weeds, brush, pine needles, branches, unpainted wood (no nails), untreated wood (no nails), and […]

Electronic and universal waste, such as fluorescent tubes and consumer batteries, are prohibited from the trash or landfill bin because they contain poisonous heavy metals such as lead, mercury and cadmium that can pollute groundwater near landfills and pose harmful effects on public health. These wastes include: batteries, fluorescent bulbs, computers, monitors, cords, phones, TVs, […]

Hazardous waste accounts for significant amounts of toxic waste in landfills. Items such as electronics, fluorescent bulbs and tubes, paints, pesticides, cleaning products, old medications and other chemicals are illegal to put in the garbage or pour down a drain or gutter because they contaminate our soil, drinking water and air. AUTO BATTERIES MEDICATIONS PAINT […]

The Cities of Fortuna, Rio Dell, Ferndale, Willow Creek and many parts of Humboldt County have an exclusive waste hauling franchise agreement with Recology Eel River and are the only contractor permitted to place and collect debris boxes throughout these areas. Debris boxes are used for construction and demolition (C&D) waste generated from construction, renovation, […]