g2 revolution LLC founded in Ohio by Billy Watterson.
May 2008

g2 launches a proprietary ecotrak database system for our customer recycling data.

May 2011

Launch of Grounds to Grow On® Keurig K-Cup recycling program for commercial customers.

July 2011

Loss of Findlay, OH, processing center due to fire caused by contractor error; client services continue via temporary mobile facilities.

November 2011

g2 leases a 212,000 sf. former Cardinal Health warehouse in Findlay, OH, for processing materials.

December 2012

Feed the Future program initiated to help purchase meals for food banks and to support homeless shelters activities.

January 2013

g2 launches first grocery store client consumer chemical product recycling program in Minnesota and Florida.

February 2013

g2 leases a 27,000 sf. former airplane hanger next to the Lake in the Hills, IL, airport for a new headquarters and container shipping operation.

April 2013

Aveda launches “Full Circle” recycling program with g2. Read article here.

July 2013
g2 products made from recycled client materials first sold online.
September 2013

g2 continues to grow and leases a second 14,000 sf. airplane hanger adjacent to the airport for storage.

June 2014

g2 crease a customer-facing “myecotrak” data portal for clients to review recycling data, by container, from all their facilities.

January 2015

US Environmental Protection Agency releases letter concurring in general with g2 proposed approach for nicotine-containing product recycling, facilitating the launch of separate Knightshade LLC recycling services.

May 2015

g2 launches its first recycling program for a convenience store chain.

February 2016

g2 becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of new holding company Watterson Brands, LLC, and Scott DeMuth becomes its President.

January 2018

g2 receives a “Silver Medal” rating from corporate social responsibility assessor EcoVadis.

March 2018

g2’s Findlay operation partners with New Vision Employment Services to provide jobs for individuals with developmental disabilities.

March 2019

Feed the Future program support extended to include environmental conservation organizations, such as the Black Swamp Conservancy. 

June 2019

g2 achieves Green Business Bureau “platinum” status for sustainability initiatives within its own operations.

August 2019

Launch of GLO salon recycling program.

January 2020

Feed the Future milestone:  2,000,000 meals provided to combat hunger through g2 recycling!

February 2020

g2 moves its headquarters and shipping to a larger leased 117,000 sf. building in Lake Zurich, IL, adding in materials processing similar to Findlay’s operations.

April 2021

Launch of bareMinerals recycling program with g2.

Read the article here. 

August 2021

g2 becomes the recycling partner for Rubicon’s Trick or TrashTM candy wrapper collection program.

Read the article here.

September 2021

Assisted investigators with processing/scanning products for a multi-million dollar retail theft case.

October 2021

g2 achieves two “zero-waste-to-landfill” certifications for Lake Zurich and Findlay recycling operations, and a materials “chain-of-custody” certification for select vendors, audited by GreenCircle Certified.

December 2021

g2 begins supporting Lake County Haven, a local organization assisting homeless women and children with shelter, education and other needs.

January 2022

Feed the Future milestone:  g2 local charitable partner the Pioneer Center has provided 30,000 person-days of homeless shelter support through g2 recycling programs.

March 2022