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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. 

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Farmers urge residents to participate in curbside composting programs

Expanding programs help farms grow crops that ‘support your health’. As more cities implement and expand curbside food scrap collection programs for composting, farmers are speaking out. The Davis Enterprise, Oct. 13, 2023.

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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Recology Driver Wins National ‘Driver of the Year’ Award

Congrats again to Recology Davis driver Gustavo Arriaga for being named Regional Residential Driver of the Year by the National Waste & Recycling Association! Read more on Gustavo in this article by the Davis Enterprise here.

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Recology Drivers Earn Prestigious National Recognition

We’re extremely proud to share that Recology Davis driver Gustavo Arriaga has been named the 2023 Regional Residential Driver of the Year, and Recology South Valley driver Salvador “Sal” Plascencia has received Honorable Mention for Regional Commercial Driver of the Year! This is the third year in a row that two Recology drivers have been […]

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Battery Recycling

Recology Davis now accepts household batteries for free recycling during our CRV buyback hours.  Monday – Friday: 9:30 AM – 2 PM  Saturday: 8 AM – 4 PM. For more information and additional drop-off locations, visit City of Davis’ Hazardous Waste Drop-Off.

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2024 Shred Events – May 4 & October 12

Recology Davis is offering two free shred events in 2024. Stop by and drop off papers and confidential documents that you’d like shredded and recycled.  Davis residential customers only! Event Details: Saturday, May 4th, and October 12th 9 AM – 12 PM or until the trucks fill up! Davis Recycling Center 2727 2nd Street Davis, […]

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Davis Bulky Waste Voucher 2023

Instead of the April Bulky Items Drop-Off Event this year, we are offering a Bulky Waste Voucher Program for our City of Davis customers to dispose of bulky items. One voucher will be issued per the City of Davis household. Hold on to your voucher when you receive it in the mail and don’t throw […]

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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.