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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 […]

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. 

Holiday Tree Recycling Image
Holiday Tree Recycling

Recology accepts holiday trees for recycling! Be sure to place your tree on your curb for pickup by January 31, 2024. Remove decorations and tinsel. Cut trees to five feet or less. Place smaller pieces in the organics cart with the lid closed. Place your tree pieces and carts roadside on your collection day and […]

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 […]

Best Practices for Recology Customers during COVID-19 Image
Best Practices for Recology Customers during COVID-19

Help keep yourself and Recology South Bay employee owners safe by following the guidance below.  STOP & THINK What goes where? Sorting properly is critical to keeping recyclable or compostable material out of the landfill.  Organic materials should go in the compost, while cardboard, paper, glass, metal, and plastic containers should go in the recycling. […]