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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 […]  Read more
Our last two Environmental Days of 2021 are: September 11th in Veterans Memorial Park September 18th at San Juan School Both events are from 9 AM – 1 PM and will be free for all San Benito County residents! This event will feature:  On-site secure paper shredding Electronic waste drop-off Compost giveaway (32-gallon max) Please […]  Read more
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 […]  Read more
Congratulations to this year’s poster contest winners!  Over 100 students from throughout San Benito County created incredible artwork addressing the following themes: TK-2 grade: Love our planet! Draw something that answers the question: What would keep our planet happy? 3-12th grade: Draw a solution to one of the following problems: plastic pollution, lack of public […]  Read more
Due to COVID-19 stay-home orders in San Benito County, recycling pickup service will see some temporary changes. In an effort to reduce Recology employee exposure to COVID-19, customers must place all recyclable material inside of the Recology cart in order to receive service.  This includes any extra cardboard or textiles that were previously accepted next […]  Read more
Please be advised: In light of the disruption caused by COVID-19, our Customer Service Office located at 1351 Pacheco Pass Highway is closed to the public until further notice. For Customer Service requests, please call  831.636.7500.  Solid waste collection services will proceed as normal. Thank you for your patience and flexibility as we navigate this evolving situation.  Read more
Starting January 1, 2021, Recology will no longer accept treated wood waste for disposal. Changes in State law have banned the disposal of treated wood in regular solid waste landfills and will impose significant new requirements on anyone who uses, stores, transports, and disposes of treated wood. If treated wood enters Recology facilities after December […]  Read more