Casella Blog: The Resource Journal

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Mack LR Electric charging at sunset
It's Electric!
December 9, 2022
Sustainability

Casella expects to conserve over 7,500 gallons of diesel fuel per year with the addition of its first Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle, eliminating over 78 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year, which is equivalent to taking around 16 passenger

Sanford, ME Driver Debra West, Casella’s 100th CDL Training Program Graduate
Q&A with Debra West: Casella’s 100th CDL Training Program Graduate
October 18, 2022
Community

Marking a significant milestone for the Casella CDL Training Program, Sanford, ME commercial driver Debra West became the one-hundredth graduate to complete the course and embrace a debt-free career at Casella.

Close to 300 visitors from 14 NH towns attend annual open house at NCES Landfill.
Casella Hosts Educational and Fun Family Event
October 10, 2022
Community Landfills

Close to 300 visitors from 14 New Hampshire towns attend annual open house at NCES Landfill.

Casella Driver Debbie Brazos
Driven to Succeed: Debbie Brazo
September 23, 2022
Recycling

In 2009, Debbie Brazo left her job in the fast food industry and took a chance on a new opportunity at Casella, hauling trash in Ithaca, NY. Now, 12 years later, she serves as a driver on those same routes, picking up recycling for local customers.

Veteran and Casella Landfill Operations Manager Bruce Grover implements U.S. Flag Retirement Box at Casella NCES Landfill.
Collecting Colors

Veteran and Casella Landfill Operations Manager Bruce Grover implements U.S. Flag Retirement Box at Casella NCES Landfill.

Cancer survivor and Casella team member Kathy Krause throws the first pitch at a local baseball game.
A Home Run Celebration
July 28, 2022
Community

Cancer survivor and Casella Buffalo Hauling Division team member Kathy Krause celebrated her first year cancer free with the perfect pitch.

Casella Launches English Course to Benefit Employee Career Growth
Leveraging Learning
July 5, 2022
Community

Helping to break down language barriers and advance employee growth, Casella recently launched a free, on-site interactive English language literacy and fluency program at its material recovery facility (MRF) in Charlestown, Mass.

Recycling in Boston
The Rumors of the Death of Recycling Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
June 9, 2022
Recycling

News stories today love to make you feel like a dupe for recycling. Like recycling is dead, and never worked, to begin with. Nothing could be further from the truth, and in reality - we're recycling more today than ever before.

Student Driver Truck Grill
Casella to Host CDL-B Permit Training Workshop
September 2, 2022
Community

Join us October 3-5 at our Hermon, Maine Hauling facility for a hands-on training session designed to help you earn your CDL-B Learner's Permit. Students will successfully complete the course over three days and be fully prepared to take the permit test.

Casella Sustainability Leadership Award
Casella Announces 2022 Sustainability Leadership Awards

The Casella Sustainability Leadership Awards represent a commitment to creating a better tomorrow and showcase the grit, drive, and determination that has led each award recipient down their own individual sustainability paths. These impressive recipients