World’s Largest And Most Extensive Material Processing System Is Open For Business -CaliforniaPosted on August 12, 2012 by DrRossH in Landfills and Disposal
Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), today officially flipped the switch on theworld’s largest recycling operation, which can process up to 110 tons-per-hour of multiple waste streams, and sets a new standard for the recycling industry. The facility will process all of the commercial waste generated by businesses in San Jose, California. In addition, the facility is expected to divert at least 80 percent of material collected.
Republic’s commitment to advancing sustainability continues with the modernization at the Company’s 342-acre Newby Island Recycling Complex. The hauling company operates nearly 70 natural gas vehicles and provides wet/dry collection service to all San Jose businesses, and residential and commercial service to the City of Milpitas; commercial and industrial service in the Cities of San Jose and Santa Clara. The landfill recovers landfill gas and features an onsite compressed natural gas fueling station.