News & Events
We’re Updating Your Services
Recology Sunset Scavenger and Recology Golden Gate residential customers will see a few service adjustments beginning July 2017. These improvements will help prevent the landfilling of material that is otherwise recyclable, increase recycling and composting participation, and further support San Francisco’s goal of zero waste and the mandatory recycling and composting ordinance. We’re moving […] Read more.
Recology Golden Gate and Sunset Scavenger customers are now able to pay their bills over the phone, as well as online, by mail, and in-person. Pay-by-phone is free for customers to use at any time. Call 628-201-0077 to make your payment (please have your account number nearby). We accept, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or we can debit […] Read more.
State-of-the-Art Recycling System Goes Live at Recology San Francisco
The most modern recycling line in the country is running full speed in San Francisco. The upgraded system is fully functional in time to sort San Francisco’s recyclables from the coming holiday season, a period when trash generation historically surges by 15 percent. Read more.
Give Gifts That Create Happiness, Not Landfill
One of the great things about the holidays is giving someone a gift they truly enjoy. And if that gift comes without generating any trash, it is even better. The environmental side of gift giving is an important consideration. The amount of trash generated in San Francisco increases about 15 percent during the holidays. We […] Read more.
Recology® San Francisco Artist in Residence Exhibitions: Work by Ramekon O’Arwisters, Anja Ulfeldt and Jinmei Chi
San Francisco, CA--The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco will host an exhibition and reception for current artists-in-residence Ramekon O’Arwisters, Anja Ulfeldt, and student artist Jinmei Chi on Friday, January 20, from 5-8pm and Saturday, January 21, from 11am-1pm. Additional viewing hours will be held on Tuesday, January 24, from 5-7pm, with a gallery walk-through with the artists at 6pm. This exhibition will be the culmination of four months of work by the artists who have scavenged materials from the dump to make art and promote recycling and reuse. Read more.
The Kids at The Willie Mays Boys and Girls Club Receive Special Delivery
The holiday spirit came to life at the Willie Mays Boys and Girls Club in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon when Recology employee-owners dropped off more than 100 toys and games and three new bicycles. The gifts were all donated by Recology employees who work in San Francisco. There were enough so all of the kids […] Read more.
Holiday Collection Schedule
Please note that we are closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day. If your collection day falls on Sunday, December 25th or Sunday, January 1st, your containers will be serviced on Monday. Read more.
Recology Driver Random Acts of Kindness
Recology driver, Roberto Zamudio, helped this gentleman cross the street after noticing the man was hesitant to cross. The gentleman was afraid he wouldn’t be able to cross the street before the light changed. Thank you to Roberto for making him feel comfortable and safe in our community, and also to Recology driver, Joe Goldstein […] Read more.
How to Recycle Household Batteries
If you live in a house, duplex, or multifamily building with five or fewer units and need to recycle household batteries, follow these simple steps: Please put your expired AA, AAA, C- and D-sized batteries in a clear, seal-able plastic bag, and place the bag on top of your black trash bin. Your Recology trash collector will pick up the bag and toss it in a bucket designated for used batteries on the side of the route collection truck. Read more.
Recology® San Francisco Artist in Residence Exhibitions: Work by Carrie Hott, Cybele Lyle and Nathan Byrne
April 20, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Francisco, CA–The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco will host an exhibition and reception for current artists-in-residence Carrie Hott and Cybele Lyle, and SFSU student artist Nathan Byrne on Friday, May 19, from 5-8pm and Saturday, May 20, from 1-3pm. Additional viewing hours will be held […] Read more.
SF Giants Zero Waste Jersey Giveaway
Calling all Giants fans attending the home games at AT&T Park from May 11th – 17th! Win an official Giants Zero Waste jersey by tagging Recology on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter in a photo (or selfie?) with the ballpark’s recycling and compost bins, OR in a baseball related photo that shows how you’re helping San […] Read more.
Collection Remains as Usual for 4th of July
Collection services will continue as usual on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017. Your compost, recyclables, and garbage will be collected on your regularly scheduled collection day. We wish you a safe and fun holiday! Read more.