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If you have received a payment from Recology for an account you held at any time between July 1, 2017, and March 31, 2021,  please ensure you deposit your payment.  For more information, visit sfratepayment.com/en  Read more
Companies Reach Agreement with U.S. Attorney, on Heels of Payments to Customers SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2021: Recology Inc. and its San Francisco companies today announced that they have entered into an agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California to resolve an investigation into Recology’s San Francisco companies’ actions related […]  Read more
On June 24, 2021 the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) announced that two Recology drivers have won prestigious 2021 Driver of the Year awards, a national honor. Lawrence Jackson III, a Recology Golden Gate roll-off driver in downtown San Francisco, won Regional Industrial Driver of the Year. Aaron Meier, who serves customers in San […]  Read more
In the course of one year, Recology sends materials collected from San Francisco’s curbside recycling program to 25 mills, foundries, and manufacturing plants. Our priority is to send bales of recycled material to domestic facilities whenever possible. We tour processing facilities and exchange digital photos with them to confirm all sorted materials from San Francisco […]  Read more
Volunteers play an important role in helping San Francisco combat climate change by encouraging sending less to landfill, increasing recycling, and compost participation. Recology and the San Francisco Department of the Environment (SFE) are excited to expand the Waste Zero Champion program to include apartment buildings, offices, businesses, and educational institutions. Waste Zero Champions help […]  Read more
Interested in learning more about what goes where?  Recology offers entertaining and engaging presentations on recycling, composting, and zero waste practices. Sign up for our virtual presentation to see how to properly sort your recyclables, compostables, and find out what little belongs in the trash bin. Join us from the comfort of your own home […]  Read more
Recology Customers: We are pleased to announce that our payment processing site has been upgraded, incorporating an improved design and enhanced user experience. It is easier than ever to make a payment electronically and review subscribed services. Click here to learn more about the updates to our processing site.  Read more
In an effort to continue uninterrupted service while responding to the Coronavirus outbreak, you may experience an earlier than normal pickup time on your regular collection day. Please place bins out the night before your service day to ensure proper collection. Our in-person bill pay at our Customer Service Center in San Francisco is temporarily […]  Read more
The Refuse Separation Ordinance (No. 180646), effective July 1, 2019, requires that Large Refuse Generators in San Francisco have a recycling, composting, and trash audit every 3 years to ensure compliance with the City of San Francisco’s Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance.  An audit involves the City (Department of the Environment) or Recology visually inspecting, […]  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

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Since 1990, over 100 professional artists and twenty student artists have completed residencies in San Francisco. The studio is located at Recology San Francisco, a 47-acre facility that is also home to a three-acre sculpture garden containing work by former artists-in-residence. Find out more

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Learn more about resource recovery and landfill diversion at the Environmental Learning Center (ELC). At the ELC you can take a tour, host a field trip, check out recycled art pieces, and meet our staff. Find out more

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Check out the latest customer newsletter. Learn more about upcoming collection calendars, what goes where, and how you can help our City achieve zero waste. Find out more