GreenWaste Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating GreenWaste Recovery, LLC (“GreenWaste”) regarding its recent data breach. The GreenWaste data breach involved personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


GreenWaste is a waste management and environmental services company based in California. Founded in 1991, GreenWaste specializes in all aspects of material collection, processing, and sales, tailoring its service offerings to the unique needs of customers and communities, and helping to shape the evolution of the solid waste and recycling industry.2 Today, GreenWaste works directly with more than 20 municipalities, over 50 jurisdictions, and operates highly regulated facilities in over 10 locations across California.2 Headquartered in San Jose, California, GreenWaste employs over 1,000 individuals.


Recently, GreenWaste discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, GreenWaste determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between November 22 and November 27, 2023. As a result, GreenWaste began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial account information
  • Health insurance information
  • Medical information

If you received a breach notification letter from GreenWaste Recovery, LLC:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the GreenWaste data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by GreenWaste Recovery, LLC:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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