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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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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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Best Practices for Recology Customers during COVID-19

Help keep yourself and Recology Arcata 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. BREAK […]

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Hazardous Waste Drop Off

Residents may drop off accepted items with the Humboldt Waste Management Authority: (707) 441-2005 or (707) 268-8680.

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Recycling Legislation

We work closely with city and state government to ensure that our shared sustainability goals are made possible. See what's changed.

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Get Rid of Large Items

Request a curbside bulky item pickup for items that are oversized, such as couches and mattresses.