At the Wishon Wildfire in Porterville 2022, WeGenerative diverted 58% of all waste created by the wildfire operations base camp.
WeGenerative focused on food donation in its waste reduction operations, successfully donating 1232.2 lbs of perishable and 262.2 lbs of nonperishable food to local charities.
As shown by the pie chart above and the adjacent bar graph, food donations were the most significant would-be waste stream that was diverted for the benefit of the local community.
113.1 lbs of plastic #1 recycled
740 lbs of Cardboard Recycled
Accessible Waste Infrastructure
Easy to understand signage with eye-level illustrations makes sorting easy for wildfire staff!
Friendly Faces at the Recycle Center
We love talking trash! Providing front of house Recycle Centers adjacent to dumpsters allows for the WeGenerative crew to intercept waste without having to redirect or inconvenience incident personnel.
Plus, incident personnel can see the exact difference that waste diversion makes, in real time
Sorting every bag in the dumpster allows all salvageable materials to be found and diverted.
Emptying bags allows for the volume of the waste to be minimized and the dumpster capacity maximized.