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The Truth About Recycling: 7 Questions with the Recology Head of Sustainability Image
The Truth About Recycling: 7 Questions with the Recology Head of Sustainability

In honor of this year’s Earth Month theme: “Planet vs. Plastics”, Julia Mangin, Head of Sustainability at Recology, recently sat down for a Q&A to dispel some of the myths around recycling, discuss the complexities around the recycling process, and explain the importance of contributing to the circular economy. Read on for Julia’s answers to […]

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Spring 2024 Announcements

San Bruno residents are welcome to attend our Spring Drop-Off and Compost Giveaway days this Spring! Mark your calendars for the weekend of April 27 and April 28, 2024.

Rethinking waste: Recology’s methane reduction strategy Image
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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Holiday Announcement

Suspended On-Call Clean-Up Collections: 1/2 – 1/12 We will not be accepting On-Call Clean-Up Collection appointments for the first two weeks of January 2024. Collections will resume on January 15, 2024.   Treecycling: 1/2 – 1/12 Please compost your holiday trees! Curbside collections will take place from January 2, 2024 – January 12, 2024.  Remove […]

Donate Your Coats to Our Annual Winter Coat Drive! Image
Donate Your Coats to Our Annual Winter Coat Drive!

It’s that time of year again – please join Recology for our 27th Annual Coat Drive! Donate any sized new or gently used clean coats from now until November 1st, 2023. You can drop off your coats at San Bruno City Hall, Police Station, Fire Station, and Library. For more information, contact us at 650.583.8536.

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Fall 2023 Events

Fall Drop-Off Day and Fall Compost Giveaway are coming this October! Fall 2023 Drop-Off Day Date: Saturday, October 14th, 2023 Time: 8 AM – 11 AM. Location: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Parking Lot – 975 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, CA 94066 Fall Compost Giveaway Date: October 14th and October 15th, 2023 […]

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Holiday Bulky/Tree Pickups

There will be NO Bulky pickups for the two weeks following Christmas (12/26 – 12/30) and (1/2 – 1/6). During those two weeks, Recology drivers will SWEEP for trees, and we are asking that you please put them out (naked – without stand, without lights, etc.) no matter what size.

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.

Recology achieves goal to power fleet with 90 percent renewable or alternative energy  Image
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 […]