Depack with forklift

This is True Innovation!

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, nearly 40% of all packaged food waste ends up in the landfill. While we know a percentage of that comes from residential waste, a large portion comes from commercial organic waste producers. Food waste in landfills are a large contributor to green house gas production. Let work together to reduce this!

With our state-of-the-art, high-tech Tiger Depack machine, we are able to separate large quantities of food waste from their packaging, eliminating the high cost of labor incurred when doing it by hand.


Keeping Your Food Waste Out of the Landfill

We specialize in landfill diversion. We can handle a wide variety of packaged or non-packed, pre and post-consumer food waste. Some examples are:


-assorted groceries (no glass)

-frozen goods

-pet food

-assorted beverages

-production scraps

…..and more.

We operate a fully licensed composting facility and partner with local anaerobic digesters to satisfy the organic waste needs of numerous local waste producers.

Intrigued by how you could take full advantage of this high-tech recycling? Contact us to schedule a complementary Waste Audit to evaluate your needs.

Blueberry boxes

Here’s the Process

The potential customer will contact our Sales Manager to discuss their needs. Once the details of the material and haul have been agreed upon the Sales Manager will request billing information from the customer.

The organics from the material will either be composted at our fully licensed composting facility next door or sent to our local anaerobic digestion partner meaning %100 of the organics are recycled! The inorganic material is sent to the landfill or recycled when possible.

At the conclusion of the project the Sales Manager will provide the customer with any requested documentation. (Certificate of Destruction, scale ticket, etc.) The customer will stay in our system whether they are a consistent waste producer or on an as-needed basis. Its that easy!

Watch Our Depacker In Action

Did you know that our Tiger Depack machine can process eight to 10 tons of food waste an hour? We handle all types of food waste (human and pet) – packaged or unpackaged – from seafood plants to grocery stores and warehouses, and from ports to farms. We save you time and money, and together we’re partnering to recycle far more food waste rather than filling up the landfill.

Looking for More Information?

Waste Audit

Metal Recycling

Looking for better ways to manage ALL your waste? Our comprehensive Waste Audit program can provide you with solutions to meet all your needs. Whether you’re a local company or global organization, our experts can help.

Transportation Truck


Need hauling services for your recyclables? Whether your job is large or small, we provide transportation services including roll-off trucks, live floor fifth wheels, and specialty transport for your high-touch materials.

Skagit Soils

Skagit Soils

Looking for compost, general soil mix, mulch, or beauty bark? Our Skagit Soils facility has it all. Are you working on a landscape project and have green waste? Bring it to us and we’ll turn it into reusable products.

Orange Shirt Hard Hat

How To Do It Right

Looking for information on how to recycle better and more efficiently? We’ve got innovative recycling programs for commercial and industrial businesses and homeowners. Need more help? Schedule a Waste Audit!

Recycling and Demolition Services

Regardless of your industry, you may be able to recycle far more than you realize. Curious? Schedule a complimentary recycling Audit.

Just Browsing? Keep In Touch.

Curious to know what’s new at Lautenbach Recycling? We’d like to stay in touch with you, too.

Our Associations and Memberships