We have established ten sustainability goals for 2030. Every Casella employee has an important role to play in advancing these essential elements of our sustainable growth strategy.

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Essential Workers

Health and Safety

Improve our safety performance, reducing our Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR), a measure of accidents and injuries compared to hours worked
  • 2019
    6.2
  • 2030
    4.0
    or less

Engagement

Enhance employee engagement, reducing total employee turnover, including voluntary and involuntary turnover as a percentage of total workforce
  • 2019
    36%
  • 2030
    25%
    or lower

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Climate Leadership

Emission Reductions

Further reduce our carbon footprint, measured in metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2e) from scopes 1 and 2 with a 2010 baseline
  • 2019
    33%
    below 2010
  • 2030
    40%
    below 2010

Net Climate Benefit

Grow our Net Climate Benefit Factor, which is the sum of the GHG emission benefits of our recycling, renewable energy, and carbon sequestration activities, divided by our Scope 1 and 2 emissions
  • 2019
    2.9x
  • 2030
    5.0x

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Materials Management

Resource Solutions

Grow our Resource Solutions business, to reduce, reuse, or recycle over 2 Million tons of solid waste materials per year by 2030
  • 2019
    1,053,114
    Tons
  • 2030
    2,000,000
    Tons

Renewable Energy

Double the renewable energy from our facilities, including landfill gas, solar, and geothermal energy from Casella-owned and partner facilities, in MMBTU with a 2019 baseline
  • 2019
    733,560
    MMBTU
  • 2030
    1,454,000
    MMBTU

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Sustainable Operations

Fuel Efficiency

Improve our fuel efficiency, reducing our Gigajoules (GJ) of fuel consumed per ton of waste and recycling collected by 20% below a 2019 baseline
  • 2019
    0.495
    GJ/TON
  • 2030
    0.396
    GJ/TON

Environmental Compliance

Maintain strong environmental compliance, reducing our number of sanctions including notices of violation, enforcement orders, and notices of non-compliance/deficiencies
  • 2019
    15
  • 2030
    8

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Community Engagement

Community Giving

Increase our community giving, including charitable donations, in-kind services, and local community sponsorships
  • 2019
    1,000,000
    Estimated
  • 2030
    2,000,000

Employee Volunteerism

Increase volunteering in our communities, as measured by employee volunteer hours
  • 2019
    TRACKING TO BEGIN IN 2021
  • 2030
    TARGET TO BE ANNOUNCED IN 2022