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Find Your Local Recology Service Provider

Recology serves communities in the San Francisco Bay Area, Portland, Seattle, Northern California, Oregon and Washington.

Contact the Recology company in your area for customer service inquires, service information, holiday collection schedule and other services.

 

WASTE ZERO is our approach to resource recovery.

WASTE ZERO is our rallying cry to make the best and highest use of all resources that are manufactured, consumed, discarded and re-manufactured.

It means using resources wisely, generating waste only as necessary, and finding ways to use waste products in ways that benefit the environment.

It means landfilling only those materials we haven't yet figured out a use for.

 

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Recology: a world without waste

San Francisco Garbage Collector Has His Ups and Downs

Dave Franzoia, 54, offers simple advice to collecting garbage from San Francisco's Telegraph Hill: "You just put it out of your head, you just do your job," the veteran Recology garbage collector said sagely.

The advice doesn't fully illuminate much of the cliffhangers of Franzoia’s job - hauling trash bins up and down sprawling stairways on the city’s famous hill - where roads sometimes don’t reach.

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