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.
SB1383 is new legislation that requires all residents and businesses to divert organic material away from the landfill. As of January 1st, 2022 you are now required to compost. By reducing the amount of organic material sent to the landfill, you are reducing greenhouse gas emissions that speed up climate change! How to use your […]
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 […]
Recology Butte Colusa Counties now offers organic (food waste) recycling services to commercial customers in Chico and Oroville.
Electronic and universal waste, such as fluorescent tubes and consumer batteries, are prohibited from the trash. Please drop them off at one of our transfer stations for safe disposal.