We're hiring for the summer season 2021!
On-call, seasonal positions from July - October
This job will be working within a team to implement and monitor recycling efforts for firefighters and logistic teams. The team will be responsible for sorting out recyclables from the waste stream, self-hauling those recyclables, and gathering rebates for materials sold. Additionally, a large component to achieving 40% diversion is engagement from firefighters on sorting wastes. Education and trainings are integral to this program and must be administered by Human Eco team members.
Employees will be in direct quarters with fire fighters learning and observing the logistics to fire camp management. Those seeking experience in waste management and logistics may have the opportunity to work within a logistics team to develop and implement recycling plans and education. Click here for more information and application process.
2020 SLATER/DEVIL FIRES - Happy Camp, CA
September 19 - October 24, 2020
The Slater/Devil Fires started in Happy Camp, CA and jumped the California/Oregon border. Human Eco provided recycling services to multiple base camps, spike camps and remote ICP locations. With an average daily personnel count of over 1,000, Human Eco diverted close to 30,000lbs of material from landfill.
2019 WALKER FIRE - Taylorsville, CA
September 7-26th, 2019
The Walker Fire in Taylorsville was one of the biggest fires in Northern California in 2019. With over 2,000 facility and fire fighting personnel, Human Eco worked directly within the local communities to recycle over 40% of all materials generated. This included such items as plastic, paper, cardboard, aluminum and batteries. Human Eco organized a food donation program for the camp to donate all non-perishable foods within the nearby towns. As well as a donation for spent fire hose to a non-profit Hose2Habitat.
2019 LEFT HAND FIRE - Naches, WA
July 31- August 8th, 2019
Human Eco provided recycle infrastructure and services to the Left Hand Fire in Naches Washington. This fire camp had an average of 650 personnel for both facilities and fire fighters. Human Eco collected plastic water bottles, cardboard, coffee cups, paper, batteries, aluminum and wood pallets and diverted 49% of waste from landfill. Priority was given to recyclers who processed materials locally, such as the paper, which was processed in Yakima for use in fruit trays. Pallets were repaired and reused locally as well.