Casella Waste Systems

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Casella Waste Systems doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 41

Casella Waste Systems has a DitchCarbon Score of 41 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing environmental sustainability.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Casella Waste Systems operates in the services industry, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Casella Waste Systems operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by indicating a cleaner energy grid and lower carbon footprint for their operations.

...this company is doing 2.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Casella Waste Systems, founded in 1975 in Rutland, Vermont, operates within the waste management industry. The company has expanded its operations across six states, maintaining consistent management for over four decades. Casella offers a comprehensive range of services including solid waste collection, recycling, organics processing, energy recovery, and disposal, with a commitment to sustainability and resource renewal.

Bad news, Casella Waste Systems hasn't committed to SBTi goals.

Casella Waste Systems has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Casella Waste Systems should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions.
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Our methodology

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