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Eureka trash collector’s quick action helps family escape house fire Image
Eureka trash collector’s quick action helps family escape house fire

They say people respond in one of three ways when confronted with a threat or emergency – fight, flight, or freeze. Matt Taylor, a Recology residential driver in Eureka, faced that challenge shortly before sunrise Tuesday morning – and took action. KRCR TV, Sat., Aug. 14, 2021

The Art of Recology @ Bedford Gallery Image
The Art of Recology @ Bedford Gallery

In this group survey of former Recology artists-in-residence, materiality dominates, which is not surprising given that the primary purpose of San Francisco’s waste management company’s residency program is for artists to engage with its endless supply of trash and recyclables. This show attempts to capture the wide range of works created in situ at San […]

Recyclables have to be sorted nearly perfectly at Recology’s Pier 96 facility Image
Recyclables have to be sorted nearly perfectly at Recology’s Pier 96 facility

In recent years, the mills and foundries that receive recyclables from Recology have stopped accepting material with more than one percent impurities, so the sorting facility at Pier 96 must work at a very high standard. On a tour of the sorting center, we learn what happens when things that don’t belong in the recycling […]

San Francisco Celebrates 25 Years Of Food Scraps Recycling Image
San Francisco Celebrates 25 Years Of Food Scraps Recycling

This year marks the 25th year that San Francisco residents and businesses can place their food scraps and yard trimmings in green bins at the curb for collection and composting. Recology, the city and county of San Franciso’s solid waste services provider, has worked with the San Francisco Department of Environment since the mid-1990s on […]

Read our 2023 Sustainability Report Image
Read our 2023 Sustainability Report

Recology is proud to announce the release of our 2023 Sustainability Report! This year’s report showcases our company-wide commitment to decreasing greenhouse gas emissions, supporting our diverse employee-owners, and partnering with local communities to achieve our shared goals.