Month: August 2022

Organic waste collection is mandatory in California!

As of January 1st, 2022, California has a measure in place, SB 1383, to reduce short-lived climate pollutants. The statute outlines two overarching emissions reduction targets: 50% organic waste reduction by 2020 and 75% by 2025. It aims to achieve this by both redirecting food waste from landfill to composting and energy production, and recovering […]

4 Reasons to Recycle More & Trash Less

Understanding Recycling Over the past few decades, we’ve increasingly adopted a disposable lifestyle and consequently accumulated a lot of trash. To deal with the mass of waste, we’ve seen the development of incinerators and landfills. Incinerating waste releases harmful gases such as dioxins and fine particles while landfills produce methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. In […]