Around Town: For the first time, AtwoodFest recycled thousands of plastic beer cups

The Sierra Club’s Don Ferber, coordinator of the “Recycling Away from Home” project, spoke with one of the festival’s organizers, Steve Sperling, who spoke to city recycling coordinator George Dreckmann, who spoke to his waste hauler and processor, Pellitteri Waste Systems.

Pellitteri Waste Systems Lauded by City of Fitchburg for Role in Recycling Award

Pellitteri Waste Systems was recently recognized and thanked by the city of Fitchburg for services provided to Fitchburg’s Organics Collection Pilot program. The program, which ran from April 2012 through December 2013, was honored with a Excellence in Recycling Award from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Pellitteri aquires routes of Royal Container Service

Pellitteri Waste Systems has acquired the commercial trash and recycling routes of Royal Container Service of Monona.

Pellitteri to take over garbage, recycling, new pick-up day for half of village

In July the village board approved a five-year contract with Pellitteri for curbside refuse and recycling services. Pellitteri offered the lowest bid by a substantial margin over Waste Management – which has serviced the village for over two decades.

Going with Pellitteri will save the village nearly $600,000 over the next five years, based on the bids from the two companies.

New to your recycling bin: milk cartons

Pellitteri, along with Madison Mayor Paul Soglin and other dignitaries, cut the ribbon on new Kipp Street Station recycling facility May 11, signaling added jobs for Dane County and more materials recycled rather than dumped into the landfill.

Waste Not: Technology changes recycling rules

There are still a lot of things going into landfills simply because people don't know they can be recycled. That's because technology keeps changing, adding to things you can put in your recycling cart. Up until recently, most of our recycling got shipped out of town to be sorted, but now there's a new state of the art sorting machine inside Pellitteri Waste Systems in Madison. 

Badger football players help make-over Madison boy's bedroom

Coyle Carpet One, Home Depot, Design Electric, Target, IBM, Silver Leaf Design Gallery and Pellitteri Waste Systems soon stepped forward to contribute their talents, resources and numerous products to outfit the room according to Darien's special vision. 

Madison-based company boosts local recycling, jobs with new facility

Madison residents are recycling more kinds of stuff than ever. And it’s never been easier due to Pellitteri Waste Systems’ new single-stream recycling plant on the city’s Southeast Side, the only operation of its kind and scale in the area.

City to accept more plastic and metal items in recycling bins

The changes come as the city begins a new contract, but this time with local company Pellitteri Waste Systems.  The city has contracted with Houston-based Waste Management Systems for the last 20 years, but Waste Management lost the bidding process to Pellitteri, which is in the process of expanding its recycling facility at 4002 Kipp St. to create the company's first single-stream recycling center.