At Unison Environmental Services, we've established a track record for environmental leadership and innovation. The Cypress Creek Landfill accepts over 300 tons of waste each day from businesses, homes, and construction projects in the greater Tuscaloosa area. As Cypress Creek's recycling services capabilities have taken shape, we are finding new and innovative ways to separate ferrous and non-ferrous materials, rubber, wood, and brush for overall waste reduction. Our goal is to recycle a minimum of 80 percent of the waste we receive. It's an ambitious target, but we get closer every day.
The United States houses thousands of old and active landfills, many of which are pollution hazards. In addition, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, landfills are the number one source of Methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Landfills were, at one time, the best technology available to handle waste. Now, there are better ways. Our main goals are now to: