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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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Watch: “Back to the Core: A Compost Story”

A new video released by Recology follows the journey of food scraps from curbside green bins to compost facilities to local farms.

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Recology to open new California MRF

Recology Sonoma Marin is preparing to open its new material recovery facility (MRF) in Santa Rosa, California, Jan. 29. Recology says the facility reflects its efforts to shift the industry from traditional waste management to resource recovery, “in pursuit of a world without waste.” Waste Today, Jan. 26, 2024.

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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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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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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.