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Recology: A World Without Waste

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

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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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Farmers urge residents to participate in curbside composting programs

Expanding programs help farms grow crops that ‘support your health’. As more cities implement and expand curbside food scrap collection programs for composting, farmers are speaking out. The Davis Enterprise, Oct. 13, 2023.

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Recology meets cleaner fleet goal, announces new 5-year targets

The West Coast waste hauler and processor fuels 90% of its vehicle fleet via renewable or alternative fuels. It set new goals on landfill emissions and facility power. Waste Dive, Sept. 27, 2023.

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Artist in Residence Programs

Recology believes that art plays a unique role in educating and inspiring the public. By supporting artists who create work from materials that have been thrown away, the AIR Programs encourage us to see discarded materials in a new light and reflect on our own consumption practices.

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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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Sustainability

Recology is evolving how we do business, expanding where we do business, and investing in our employee-owners who are essential to our business so we can realize our goal—a world without waste.