Recology San Mateo County
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Recology San Mateo County


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Community Shred, E-Scrap Recycling, & Compost Events

Residents are encouraged to participate in the Community Shred, Electronic Scrap (E-Scrap), and Compost Giveaway events, sponsored annually by Recology San Mateo County and coordinated through RethinkWaste.  Event schedules are subject to change throughout the year. Please visit the RethinkWaste website for the most up-to-date schedule of events.  {lease not that some events may require […]

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Pressure Treated Wood Waste Now Accepted

Starting August 21, 2021, local options are available for pressure-treated wood waste disposal. To properly and safely dispose of pressure-treated wood waste visit the California State Water Recourse Board‘s list of approved landfills.  Treated wood is any wood that has been pressure treated with a chemical preservative to protect the wood against attacks from insects, […]

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Recology in the News: LA Times’ Take on SB1383

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  

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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.

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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.

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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.