Is litter really that big of a deal?

Absolutely! Litter isn’t just ugly — it’s dangerous and expensive. Roadside litter causes hundreds of car crashes every year. Many types of litter, like cigarette butts, leach harmful chemicals into the environment. Despite our best efforts, litter is a growing …

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Compost Pilot Project a Success at the San Juan County Fair

Our community relations manager Carolyn Moulton (bottom row, 2nd from right) had a wonderful time representing Lautenbach Recycling at the San Juan County Fair last week.  Our booth was in the Green Village with environmental stewardship organizations like the San …

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Secure Your Load for Safer Roads

Unsecured loads cause 300 crashes per year in Washington and contribute to up to 40% of roadside litter. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2019 unsecured loads and road debris caused 739 deaths, 17,367 injuries and …

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Earth Day on San Juan Island

Lautenbach Volunteers Celebrate Earth Day at San Juan Island’s Litter Clean-Up Event Lautenbach staff members celebrated Earth Day weekend by volunteering at San Juan Island’s Annual Great Islands Clean-Up on Saturday, April 23rd.  We were blessed with fabulous weather, a …

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Great Islands Clean-Up

Lautenbach Staff to Volunteer at Annual Great Islands Clean-Up Event on San Juan Island The Great Islands Clean-Up is back in person! Saturday, April 23rd, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lautenbach Recycling staff is excited to volunteer once again for …

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