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As the Omicron variant continues to surge in California, disrupting everything from emergency services to transportation to supply chains, Recology is experiencing a heavy impact on its workforce. With fewer drivers available, full route coverage has become difficult to maintain, even as we have incorporated extended workdays and additional Saturday routes. Please be assured, we […]  Read more
Recology San Mateo County collects holiday trees curbside for composting between January 3rd and January 31st, on your regular collection day.  Please remove all decorations and tree stands (flocked trees are accepted) before placing next to your green compost cart or inside your cart, trunk sticking out. Trees may be up to 8 feet in length. If […]  Read more
Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the free Community Shred, Electronic Scrap (E-Scrap), and Compost events held annually by RethinkWaste and Recology San Mateo County on behalf of our participating Member Agencies. Check out Rethink Waste’s website here for 2021 locations and dates.  Read more
As a precautionary measure to protect our employees and the public, Recology San Mateo County has temporarily closed our local office to all walk-in customers. Should you wish to make a bill payment, please note the following convenient payment methods that are also available to you: PAY ONLINE  Select Pay My Bill (in the upper […]  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
Recology is in the news! Check out the LA Times article “California goes to war with food waste. Composting is its next climate crusade” to learn more about SB 1383, California’s groundbreaking new legislation set to change the waste management landscape in 2022. link to the article    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

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Waste Zero Services

Our Waste Zero Team helps businesses apply best management practices in collecting recycling, compost and landfill materials. We provide a single point of contact to help you implement new recycling programs or improve your existing program and make sure you have the resources you need. Find out more

South Bay Recycling Drop Off

Drop off a variety of items at South Bay Recycling for disposal, including recyclables, hazardous waste, electronic waste, and bulky items. Find out more


There are several items that we can’t accept in our recycling program, but we don’t want to see them end up in the landfill either. Many of these items can be taken to special recycling locations, or reused by local businesses. Find out more