Composting opportunities in the area

Does it surprise you to know that 40% of the food produced for human consumption in the US goes to waste? That over 90% of that waste ends up in the landfill?

Organic waste decomposing in a landfill produces methane gas – a greenhouse gas with 25 times the global warming potential

January 8th, 2021|Archive, News, Zero Waste|

RECYCLING IS NOT DEAD…but it does need our help

Last week, we toured the Sierra Processing facility in Albany. For County Waste customers, this is where all of your recyclables go after County Waste picks it up. It was quite an eye-opening tour.

A coalition of interested groups attended the tour, including representatives from the City of Saratoga Springs: Finance Commissioner Michele Madigan, Public Works

Saratoga really does RECYCLE!

Sustainable Saratoga’s second Saratoga Recycles Day was a huge success. The demand for TV recycling is huge in our community – we collected 660 TVs and monitors and these items will be responsibly recycled and not end up in a landfill. Between the TVs and other electronics, over 26 tons of materials were taken

November 2nd, 2018|Archive, Events, News, Zero Waste|
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