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The Truth About Recycling: 7 Questions with the Recology Head of Sustainability Image
The Truth About Recycling: 7 Questions with the Recology Head of Sustainability

In honor of this year’s Earth Month theme: “Planet vs. Plastics”, Julia Mangin, Head of Sustainability at Recology, recently sat down for a Q&A to dispel some of the myths around recycling, discuss the complexities around the recycling process, and explain the importance of contributing to the circular economy. Read on for Julia’s answers to […]

2024 Hazardous Waste Drop-Off: 5/4 and 6/8 Image
2024 Hazardous Waste Drop-Off: 5/4 and 6/8

On Saturday, May 4th from 8 AM – 4:30 PM, Recology Ashland will once again sponsor Jackson County’s free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day. This popular, free-to-residents event will be held at Rogue Transfer & Recycling at 8001 Table Rock Road in White City. Businesses can participate in this event on Friday, May 3rd. However, […]

Rethinking waste: Recology’s methane reduction strategy Image
Rethinking waste: Recology’s methane reduction strategy

Landfills, the third-largest source of methane emissions globally, significantly contribute to the climate crisis. While the waste management industry traditionally relies heavily on landfills, an alternative approach that focuses on resource recovery—diverting material from landfills for recycling into new products or returning to the earth—is paramount in methane reduction. Reuters, Dec. 12, 2023. 

2023 Wildfire Preparedness Day & Green Debris Drop-Off Image
2023 Wildfire Preparedness Day & Green Debris Drop-Off

On Sunday, May 7, from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Ashland residents may drop off their ‘green’ yard debris for free at the Valley View Transfer Station in Ashland (3000 N Valley View Road).  Accepted materials: leaves, pine needles, small branches, brush, and other ‘green’ yard debris.  Prohibited materials: trash, stumps, logs, firewood, and treated […]

Inclement Weather Service Delays – Ashland Image
Inclement Weather Service Delays – Ashland

During periods of inclement weather, residential service may be delayed. If drivers are unable to return to your address for service within the same week, we will accept the equivalent of two weeks’ volume of bagged waste on your regular service day in the following week. Please note that even minimal snowfall can pose significant […]

Read our 2023 Sustainability Report Image
Read our 2023 Sustainability Report

Recology is proud to announce the release of our 2023 Sustainability Report! This year’s report showcases our company-wide commitment to decreasing greenhouse gas emissions, supporting our diverse employee-owners, and partnering with local communities to achieve our shared goals.

SOU Hosts Annual Earth Day Extravaganza Image
SOU Hosts Annual Earth Day Extravaganza

For People and the Planet!  On Friday, April 21, Southern Oregon University will host their 2023 Earth Day Extravaganza at The Farm at SOU, 155 Walker Avenue from 3:30 PM – 7PM. There will be exhibitors, live music, an ecoquest adventure, crafts, an electric vehicle showcase, games, and more to celebrate the 53rd Earth Day. […]

Recology achieves goal to power fleet with 90 percent renewable or alternative energy  Image
Recology achieves goal to power fleet with 90 percent renewable or alternative energy 

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2023 – To celebrate Earth Month, Recology announced that it achieved its goal to power its fleet with more than 90 percent renewable or alternative energy in 2022.  “We made a commitment in 2019 to significantly reduce our use of conventional fossil fuels. In hitting this mark, we achieved one of […]

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Fire Debris Clean Up Information

State and federal agencies are assisting county and local emergency management agencies with assessing hazards and removing ash, debris and hazardous substances from wildfire impacted areas. It is recommended that you do not disturb ash or debris on your property until after it has been assessed by hazardous materials response professionals. Visit Oregon DEQ’s website […]