News & Events
2018-2019 Holiday Collection Schedule
We do not provide service on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. If your regular collection day falls on or after the holiday, your service will be delayed by one day. Your regular collection service schedule will resume the week of January 7, 2019. (Click to zoom) Read more.
Recology South Valley customers are now able to pay their bills over the phone. Pay-by-phone is free for customers to use at any time. Call 669-205-9189 to make your payment (please have your account number nearby). We accept, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or we can debit your bank account. If you prefer to pay online or set up automatic […] Read more.
China Tightens Recycling Import Rules
We have all seen the pictures of cities in China with air pollution so bad citizens have resorted to wearing masks. To help improve the environment, the Chinese government recently implemented new rules severely restricting the import of recycled plastics and recycled paper. With the paper mill industry declining in the US, we have been shipping much of our baled paper to China, where high-quality recycling is made into products such as cereal boxes and shipping cartons. Historically, China has accepted 4 to 5 percent impurities in bales of recycled materials. Now, China will only accept bales containing less than 1 percent of those impurities. It is a big change that will be challenging to meet. Read more.
Holiday Tree Recycling
Once you’ve removed all the tinsel, lights, decorations and stands from your tree, you can leave the tree next to your residential carts, Please make sure trees are cut into lengths of three feet or less. Before setting your tree out on your curb for pickup: Make sure your organics cart is on […] Read more.
The Connection Newsletter
The Connection Newsletter is where residents can learn more about how to recycle, reduce waste, reuse, compost, and properly dispose of household hazardous wastes and electronic wastes.