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.
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 […]
Help keep yourself and Recology of the Coast employee owners safe by following the guidance below. STOP & THINK What goes where? Sorting properly is critical to keeping recyclable or compostable material out of the landfill. Organic materials and food-soiled papers should go in the compost, while clean cardboard, paper, glass, metal, and plastic […]
Our Waste Zero Team helps businesses apply best management practices in collecting recycling, compost and landfill materials. We provide a single point of contact to help you implement new recycling programs or improve your existing program and make sure you have the resources you need.
We work closely with CA legislators to ensure that our shared sustainability goals are made possible. See how AB 1926 will help communities divert more recyclables from landfill.