From Food to Fuel: How Recology Portland & JC-Biomethane Create Renewable Energy From Food Scraps

                By Greg Moore Operations Manager Recology Portland Recology Oregon Recovery, located in Portland, Oregon,  has partnered with JC-Biomethane (JCB), an anaerobic digester (AD) facility located near Junction City, Oregon. JCB is the first biogas plant in the Pacific Northwest to produce energy from an anaerobic digester through… More From Food to Fuel: How Recology Portland & JC-Biomethane Create Renewable Energy From Food Scraps

Recology Oregon Compost Organizes 3rd Annual Community Garden and Food Donations

By:  Jon Thomas Operations Manager Recology Oregon Compost (Nature’s Needs) Recology Oregon Compost, also known as Nature’s Needs, is an advanced composting facility located about 20 miles northwest of Portland, OR. Recology has been involved in the North Plains community since we acquired Nature’s Needs in 2009.  In the last few years, we’ve planted a large… More Recology Oregon Compost Organizes 3rd Annual Community Garden and Food Donations

Funky Family Restaurant, “Squeeze In,” Opens in Redwood City with 88% Diversion

Blog post courtesy of Recology San Mateo County Waste Zero Specialist, Angela Goebel. “You’re sitting at our table,” says co-owner Rickey Martinez as I sit down with him, his wife Amanda, and Recology Waste Zero Specialist, Misty McKinney. The restaurant’s walls are filled with miscellaneous bric-a-brac and colorful aliens, so it isn’t surprising that the… More Funky Family Restaurant, “Squeeze In,” Opens in Redwood City with 88% Diversion

Recology Donates Organic Produce to GLIDE Memorial Church; grown with city compost

SAN FRANCISCO: Today GLIDE Memorial Church on Ellis Street received a unique donation – a Recology truckload of fresh, organic produce grown with compost made from food scraps and plant cuttings collected in the City. Recology is San Francisco’s recycling and compost collection company. “We are pleased to help kick off the Season of Sharing… More Recology Donates Organic Produce to GLIDE Memorial Church; grown with city compost

California Passes Progressive Organics Recycling Bill

The last few months proved to be significant for California’s environmentalists and waste & recycling industry alike. In addition to signing SB 270, the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1826 (Chesbro), requiring commercial businesses to begin recycling organics. According to Assembly Bill 1826, organics include “food waste, green waste,… More California Passes Progressive Organics Recycling Bill

Recology Community Gardens Give Back

As employee owners, we aim to serve the communities in which we work and live by giving back with more than just our excellent services. Employees at our organics facilities fight hunger locally by maintaining community gardens at many of our organics facilities, including Jepson Prairie Organics, Recology Grover, Nature’s Needs and Recology Northwest Greenlands… More Recology Community Gardens Give Back