What do you need to know?
Residential customers, please review the Spring 2018 edition of The Recycler.
Multifamily and commercial account holders, please review our May 2018 edition of Waste Matters.
Know Where It Goes. Sort Smart!
Please brush-up your knowledge of proper sorting.
For residents of single-family homes:
Residential Service/Recycling Guide
Residential Recycling with a “Split-Cart”
Residential Organics Collection
For commercial customers and residents of multi-family complexes:
Organics Recycling – Please contact us if you are not yet participating in this program. Note that in the absence of an Organics collection cart/bin, food scraps and food-soiled paper belong in the garbage.
For more information on the recycling crisis and recycling’s future, please review the information provided by the following links:
8/14/18: NBC News Bay Area (video) – Recycling Troubles: Companies Struggle with New Tariffs
8/9/18: Waste360.com – Recycling Industry Responds to China Tariffs on Paper, Plastics
8/5/18: CBS News – Piling up: Drowning in a sea of plastic
7/20/18: Waste360.com – China Ban Could Force Americans to Clean Up
7/18/18: Resource Recycling – China moves to extend ban to all materials
7/17/18: Waste360.c0m – Keep Calm and Recycle On: The Sky Isn’t Falling
7/6/18: Waste360.com – Time to Recycle Smarter
6/26/18: Resource Recyclin.com – China Adds Another Hurdle for Exporters
6/20/18: The Verge – China’s plastic waste ban will leave 111 million tons of trash with nowhere to go
6/20/18: The Washington Post – A Giant Wave of Plastic Garbage Could Flood the U.S., a study says
6/15/18: Waste Advantage Magazine – SWANA Provides Update on Impact of China’s Waste Import Restrictions on Recycling Programs
6/12/18: Resource Recycling.com – Exporter Describes Southeast Asian Shipment Strife
6/11/18: Bloomberg (Audio) – Recycling, The Crisis After China’s ‘No’
6/8/18: VOA News – China Trash Ban Creates Crisis for US Recyclers
6/1/18: Waste360.com – Who Killed Recycling? The Harm to Recycling Has Been Inflicted by Recycling’s Friends, Not its Enemies
5/26/18: Los Angeles Times – California Has a Recycling Crisis. The Only Way to Solve It Is To Stop Making So Much Trash
5/24/18: Berg Mill Supply – Is Recycling’s Future Headed Toward the Trash?
5/19/18: 1 News (Video) – Just south of Thames is this mind bogglingly city of plastic…
5/19/18: WasteDive.com – NRC: China’s import ban exposed poor US recycling practices
5/19/18: Waste360.com – NRC Calls for U.S. Recycling Improvements Amid China Crackdown
5/17/18: KRON 4 (Video) – California’s Recycling Crisis
4/20/18: CNN Money – China refuses to recycle more of the world’s trash