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Wellness Program

The United Group has recently created a wellness program in order to boost company culture and combat fatigue, a common issue seen in the construction industry. Human Resources has started programs like massage therapy, catered lunches and employee engagement events including friendly competitions and contests. “We care about our employees, and we want to help…

The United Group Acquires K.T. Recycling & Container

Seattle, Wash. – Today, The United Group announced the completion of the acquisition of K.T. Recycling, a container services company located in Seattle. The United Group is the recycling leader in the Puget Sound, with the highest diversion rates and seven divisions focused on construction-demolition and metal recycling, landscape material production and container services. Under…

Networking in the Construction Industry

Since the reopening of Washington state on June 30th, The United Group has been an active player in networking within the construction industry. We sent out members of our sales and marketing teams to several events including the ABC Golf Tournament, hosted Skanska for a plant tour and a Meet & Greet event at Clearview…

How It’s Made: Organics

With wood waste making up around 40% of the infeed to mixed C&D recycling facilities, we see a lot of it! In 2020, The United Group took in over 100,000 tons of clean and mixed wood debris. But where does it all go? Well at least part of it is turned into the twelve organics…

Metal for Meals

On Saturday, United Metals, a division of The United Group focused on recycling, buying and selling metals, hosted a Metal for Meals: Scrap Metal Drive benefitting Sound Generations and their food programs for older Americans. Over 140 community members brought their scrap metals, appliances and literal kitchen sinks to our containers at the Shoreline/Lake Forest…

Your Mulch Horoscope

Different Organics and What They Mean Like tea leaves or tarot cards, the same can be said about what type of organic you choose. These products from Clearview Nursery & Stone and United Recycling & Organics can you give insight into your personality.   3-Way Topsoil: Like the Premium Topsoil, you are two birds of…

Tiny Homes for Veterans: Carriage Houses Northwest

February 26, 2021 Marysville, Wash. — Kurt Galley, owner of Carriage Houses Northwest, towers above the rest. Standing at around 6’2”, it’s interesting that such a big presence is in the business of making tiny houses. Thirty-five, in fact, for Quixote Communities, a nonprofit that provides permanent supportive housing to people experiencing homelessness. These houses…