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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 […]

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. 

Crushing Cancer One Pink Can at a Time Image
Crushing Cancer One Pink Can at a Time

Recology customers living in the city of Fortuna, you have the opportunity to show support for local cancer patients in a unique way! With a minimum tax-deductible donation of $100, Recology will provide you with a replacement for your personal can with either a 20- or 30-gallon pink can. Your new can will show your […]

Fees apply for certain items starting 7/1 Image
Fees apply for certain items starting 7/1

Starting July 1st, fees will apply for e-waste disposal at our Fortuna Transfer Station.  Residential Customers: $2 per item, regardless of size Commercial Customers: $780 per ton  

Customer Service Offices Remain Closed Image
Customer Service Offices Remain Closed

Please be advised: Due to impacts of COVID-19, the Recology Customer Service Office in Fortuna is closed to the public. In following local and statewide public health instructions, we encourage customers to pay their bills using online bill pay, pay by phone, or by mailing in bills.  However, if you are unable to mail or […]

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.

Best Practices for Recology Customers during COVID-19 Image
Best Practices for Recology Customers during COVID-19

Help keep yourself and Recology Eel River employee owners safe by following the guidance below.    STOP & THINK What goes where? Sorting properly is critical to keeping recyclable material out of the landfill.  Green waste materials go in the compost bin, while cardboard, paper, glass, metal, and plastic containers should go in the recycling. […]

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 […]