Special Events | Recology San Francisco

Special Event Collection & Hauling

Planning an event in San Francisco? Recology provides special event recycling, compost, and landfill collection services, from small meetings to large festivals. We work with you to ensure maximum participation in recycling programs at your event, and will provide sorting posters, flyers, and guides.

All containers come with clear signage (carts and special event boxes are color-coded).

No weekend service No weekend service

Service Information

Recology Golden Gate and Recology Sunset Scavenger provide special event services in San Francisco only. For other areas, please contact your city for more information. Prior to requesting services, please review the City and County of San Francisco recycling ordinances.

Containers are subject to availability.

  • Delivery – Containers are delivered within a 3-hour window (Ex: 7 – 10 AM).
  • Cancellation Policy – 48-hour notice cancellation; trip charges may apply for cancellations.
  • Rescheduling – 72-hour notice for rescheduling services; trip charges may apply for schedule changes.
  • Saturday Service – Saturday service is provided before 12 PM at the discretion of the dispatcher and depends on availability. There is a 15% premium fee for debris box services on Saturdays (no Saturday service for carts or dumpsters). We do not provide services on Sundays.
  • Payments – Recology accepts Visa and Mastercard prior to container delivery.

Get Started

Please submit a request, and a Recology staff member will contact you shortly to confirm your services and delivery options.

If you have questions about special events, please call 415.330.8422.