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.
Recology accepts holiday trees for recycling! Be sure to place your tree on your curb for pickup by January 31, 2024. Remove decorations and tinsel. Cut trees to five feet or less. Place smaller pieces in the organics cart with the lid closed. Place your tree pieces and carts roadside on your collection day and […]
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 […]
Electronic waste, such as fluorescent tubes and consumer batteries, are prohibited from the trash. Drop off e-waste at the...
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