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SF’s Employee-Owned Waste Hauler Supports Move to Independent Oversight, Proposes Improvements, Endorses Prop. F SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2022 – After months of cooperation and sharing of information between city officials and Recology, San Francisco’s employee-owned and operated waste hauler, the City Controller today issued a report.  Read more
Recology is proud to announce that 5 Recology employee-owners were honored today at the 2022 Waste Expo conference for their outstanding safety records and commitment to the communities they serve.   Read more
Looking to learn about the history of Earth Day and celebrate the principles of Earth Day year-round?  Join the Recology Waste Zero team at our upcoming webinar! During this webinar, you will learn: The circumstances that led to the first Earth Day A history of environmental action in the Bay Area How composting can help […]  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
Recology fully supports stronger controls, greater transparency, and stricter accountability in the rate-setting process, which is why we are supporting Proposition F, Mayor Breed’s and Sup. Peskin’s Waste Collection & Disposal Ordinance. After more than a century of providing safe and reliable service, and innovations that have helped make San Francisco the greenest big city […]  Read more
If you had an account with Recology in San Francisco at any time between July 1, 2017, and March 31, 2021, you may be entitled to a payment. If you have an active account, you do not need to take any action to receive a payment. If your account is no longer active, please contact […]  Read more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
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
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
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

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Artist in Residence Program

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

Environmental Learning Center

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

RecologySF Newsletter

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