New Service Information for Atherton Customers

To our Valued Customers in the Town of Atherton: 

On September 16, 2020Atherton’s Council Members voted in favor of exiting the South Bayside Waste Management Authority (SBWMA) Joint Powers Authority (JPA) and finalizing contract negotiations with Green Waste Recovery for solid waste, recycling and compost services.  Details about the Town’s decision to exit the JPA can be found on the town’s website here.

The Recology San Mateo County (Recology) contract with the Town of Atherton will expire on December 31, 2020.  Recology is working closely with the Town of Atherton and Green Waste Recovery to ensure a smooth transition. As details regarding the transition are finalized, relevant customer information and updates will be communicated on the Recology website.

Recology employee owners are proud to have served the Town of Atherton for 10 years. We appreciate the relationships we’ve built with our customers, and the opportunity to have support this wonderful community.

Although Recology will no longer be the service provider for the Town of Atherton, we will continue to provide our innovative and comprehensive collection services to the other Member Agencies of the SBWMA, which include the following jurisdictions: Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Hillsborough, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, parts of Unincorporated San Mateo County and West Bay Sanitary District.  

Please direct all inquiries regarding new services that commence on or after January 1, 2021, including residential and commercial collection days, rates, programs and services, etc., to Green Waste Recovery at 650.798.5999.