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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. 

Farmers urge residents to participate in curbside composting programs Image
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.

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

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

Recology nearly halves its fleet emissions Image
Recology nearly halves its fleet emissions

San Francisco-based waste and recycling firm Recology says it has achieved a goal it set four years ago to power its fleet with 90 percent renewable or alternative energy sources. Waste Today, Apr. 11, 2023

Recology achieves goal to power fleet with 90 percent renewable or alternative energy  Image
Recology achieves goal to power fleet with 90 percent renewable or alternative energy 

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 Driver Wins National ‘Driver of the Year’ Award Image
Recology Driver Wins National ‘Driver of the Year’ Award

Congrats again to Recology Davis driver Gustavo Arriaga for being named Regional Residential Driver of the Year by the National Waste & Recycling Association! Davis Enterprise, Mar. 28, 2023

Recology Driver Receives Honorable Mention for  ‘Regional Commercial Driver of the Year’ Image
Recology Driver Receives Honorable Mention for ‘Regional Commercial Driver of the Year’

Congrats again to Recology South Valley driver Sal Plascencia for receiving Honorable Mention for Regional Commercial Driver of the Year by the National Waste & Recycling Association! The Morgan Hill Times, Apr. 5, 2023

City of Tukwila awards 10-year collection contract to Recology King County Image
City of Tukwila awards 10-year collection contract to Recology King County

In three years, Recology has renewed long-term contracts with the City of Des Moines, the City of Issaquah, and the Seattle Public School District. The company was also awarded new contracts with the University of Washington, the City of Mercer Island, and now the City of Tukwila.   On Monday, Sept. 19, the Tukwila City Council […]