Our Environment

 

The Burr family understands the importance of doing whatever is in their power to not only preserve our environment, but to improve it as well. This begins with education, vision and the collective efforts of individuals willing to make that commitment.  Below are just a few areas in which Burrtec is doing its part to promote a higher level of social responsibility.

Sustainability Report - We are continually finding better ways to develop programs focused on reducing the human impact on the environment and creating a better future for all Californians.

CNG and LNG trucks - Burrtec uses collection vehicles powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).

Agricultural land application - using processed residential greenwaste as mulch for agriculture.

Mulches and soil amendments - using self-haul and commercial greenwaste and wood waste to make mulches and soil amendments.

Biomass wood fuel - wood and brush used as fuel to generate electricity.

Compost pilot project - using residential greenwaste and commercial food waste as feedstock.

 
Food waste program - commercial businesses are recycling food waste and turning it into compost, including restaurants, country clubs and deli’s.