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Recology Poster Contest 2024

San Benito County residents, this is your chance to see your students’ winning artwork on Recology Trucks! Our 2024 Poster Contest has begun, and all San Benito County students from TK-12th grade are eligible. All qualifying artwork will be featured in an online gallery, and fifteen winning posters will be enlarged and displayed on the […]

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2024 Free Recycling Events

Save the dates for this year's free recycling events: Quarterly Bulky Item Recycling Events, Recycle Days, Monthly Household Hazardous Waste Events, and Environmental Days.

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Rethinking waste: Recology’s methane reduction strategy

Landfills, the third-largest source of methane emissions globally, significantly contribute to the climate crisis. While the waste management industry traditionally relies heavily on landfills, an alternative approach that focuses on resource recovery—diverting material from landfills for recycling into new products or returning to the earth—is paramount in methane reduction. Reuters, Dec. 12, 2023. 

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Customer Service Phone Line Update

Our usual customer service phone line is temporarily unavailable, and we apologize for any inconvenience that this has caused. While we work to resolve this issue, you can reach our customer service team at this temporary number: 831.604.1715. As always, you can also email us at [email protected] with any questions you may have.

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Recology achieves goal to power fleet with 90 percent renewable or alternative energy 

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2023 – To celebrate Earth Month, Recology announced that it achieved its goal to power its fleet with more than 90 percent renewable or alternative energy in 2022.  “We made a commitment in 2019 to significantly reduce our use of conventional fossil fuels. In hitting this mark, we achieved one of […]

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Contamination FAQ

The information provided will help to avoid non-collection tags and fines. What do you mean by contamination? Materials that are placed in the wrong bin are called contamination. Here are some examples:         Are there new guidelines about what can go in which bin? No, the program has not changed since July […]

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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.

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Low Income Rates

Do you qualify? To qualify for low-income rates, customers must already be enrolled in either PG&E’s CARE program or AT&T’s Lifeline program. Please contact our customer service team to learn more. ¿Calificas? Para calificar para tarifas de bajos ingresos, los clientes ya deben estar inscritos en el programa CARE de PG&E o en el programa Lifeline […]

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2023 Art Poster Contest – Enter by March 17, 2023!

Would you like to see your ideas and artwork on a Recology truck? You can by entering our annual Art Poster Contest! Who: All San Benito County Students! TK-12th grade.When: All submissions must be received by no later than 5 PM on March 17th, 2023. Submit both artwork and an entry form to [email protected]: Winning artwork will be featured in […]