Cascadia is an industry leader in providing data-driven analyses, practical strategies, and on-the-ground assistance to reduce waste and increase recycling. Our waste prevention and diversion programs cover the full materials management life cycle, from downstream characterization studies and technical assistance to upstream planning and behavior change initiatives.
When it comes to characterizing solid waste streams, we get our hands dirty so that your data comes out clean. Cascadia performs the highest quality waste characterization studies in the world, accurately quantifying what's in your waste so that you can make informed decisions about waste management. When you hire Cascadia, you can be confident that your waste study:
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We help our clients reach their zero waste goals by identifying innovative opportunities to cut costs, improve efficiency, and eliminate waste in materials, energy, and water. Our proprietary tools and waste data provide managers and service providers with insight into the top opportunities to cut costs by reducing waste.
We create significant opportunities for upstream waste reduction by developing and managing innovative behavior change programs for businesses and multifamily properties.
We help our clients maximize the value of organics programs through feedstock studies, food waste prevention strategies, food rescue, and compostable packaging insight. We help divert organics waste through technical assistance and behavior change outreach in the commercial, multifamily, and residential sectors.
Our knowledge and relationships across the entire recycling value chain help equip our clients to take advantage of market opportunities for a full range of materials – from traditional recyclables to more unique items. From plastic bottles to asphalt roofing, textiles, and construction debris, we’ll help you get the most out of your waste streams.