A renewable resource coming from City of Vacaville

There are many ways to create renewable energy, from the ocean, to the wind, to the sun. On the other hand, there are very few ways to make topsoil, and it takes millions of years to do it at Mother Nature’s pace.  That’s why the trend that began in Florida to overturn the ban on organics from landfills is especially troubling. You… More A renewable resource coming from City of Vacaville

Communities partner to make sustainable organics recycling possible

An article in the December issue of MSW Management titled Rethinking Sustainable Organics included a quote from Henry Wallace, secretary of agriculture to President Franklin Roosevelt. The quote is: “[n]ature treats the earth unkindly. Man treats her harshly. He over plows the cropland, overgrazes the pastureland, and overcuts the timberland. He destroys millions of acres completely.… More Communities partner to make sustainable organics recycling possible

A successful Coats for Kids drive made for a warm holiday

Snow people made of old light bulbs It’s been a great holiday. Cabinet and Lighting Supply in Reno, Nevada came up with a creative way to reuse old light bulbs. Many people rented or recycled their Christmas trees. For the fifth year in a row, Recology Vacaville Solano and Recology Dixon employee owners worked with a local… More A successful Coats for Kids drive made for a warm holiday

Rent a living Xmas tree or recycle one

The word on the street last week was that a non-profit in San Francisco was renting Christmas trees to city residents for free to encourage the planting of trees and reduction of waste. We couldn’t find it, but other San Francisco-based organizations, including Friends of the Urban Forest and the SF Department of the Enviroment, are offering all… More Rent a living Xmas tree or recycle one

Meet Recology – Joe

Joe Recology Vacaville Solano Lead Driver Vacaville, California What year did you start working at Recology? I started in 1983. During my first 11 years I was picking up garbage. Now I’m a driver’s foreman. I’m in charge of getting the guys out to there, and I do a little of everything; helping customers, drivers,… More Meet Recology – Joe