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We seek to eliminate waste by developing and discovering sustainable resource recovery practices that can be implemented globally.

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The Quest to Make Composting as Simple as Trash Collection

Food waste accounts for 8% of greenhouse gas emissions. More U.S. cities are exploring door-to-door compost collection, but it’s not as easy as it might seem. Bloomberg, Oct. 14, 2021

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How San Francisco composts 550 tons of waste every day

San Francisco recycles and composts more trash than it sends to the landfill.  That means San Francisco is saving water, space, and chemical fertilizers, and reducing destructive greenhouse gases. So how does composting work where it is servicing a whole city? We went straight to San Francisco’s compost pile to find out if this model […]

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Eureka trash collector’s quick action helps family escape house fire

They say people respond in one of three ways when confronted with a threat or emergency – fight, flight, or freeze. Matt Taylor, a Recology residential driver in Eureka, faced that challenge shortly before sunrise Tuesday morning – and took action. KRCR TV, Sat., Aug. 14, 2021

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Education & Outreach

We work together with you to ensure you have the tools you need to maximize diversion. Our goal is to always improve the percentage of waste diverted.

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Where We Serve

Recology has 26 collections companies that provide integrated services to more than 2.5 million individuals and more than 100,000 commercial customers in California, Oregon, and Washington.

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Recology is helping lead the resource recovery industry to a greener future by investing in renewable energy, minimizing greenhouse gas emissions, and pursuing advanced collection and processing technologies.