Organic waste accounts for more than a third of California’s waste stream. If organic waste is landfilled, it starts decomposing and generating methane, a greenhouse gas 25 times worse than CO2 that makes a significant contribution to global warming.
That’s a great reason to recycle: by recycling our organic and green waste we can reduce greenhouse emissions. It also helps create a more sustainable economy by generating climate-friendly energy and valuable fertilizers for our farmers and growers.
You can help by collecting your organic waste separately. Here are some easy tips to make the most of your green waste bin.
When you recycle your organic waste in our plant, you’re protecting the environment and helping your community by: