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Recology customer service will be closed on Monday, September 4th in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, Sept 5th at 8 AM. For Customers with Monday service, your trash service will be serviced as normal with no interruption. You can always reach us at  Read more
During the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit, usual service time windows may be adjusted from November 12th – 18th to accommodate street closures, restrictions, and increased traffic throughout the City.  Read more
If you receive service on Thursdays, please set out your bins on Wednesday, 11/22, after 6 PM. Recology collection crews will work on Thanksgiving morning. A reminder that our Customer Service will be closed for the holiday. We will reopen on Friday at 8 AM.  Read more
Recology is proud to announce that 5 Recology employee-owners were honored today at the 2022 Waste Expo conference for their outstanding safety records and commitment to the communities they serve.   Read more
To address increased costs of service over the last 18 months, Recology has submitted a request and the SF Controller, as rate administrator, has authorized a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) of 8.86% for Recology’s collection services, effective January 1, 2023.  Read more
Have you used your Bulky Item Pickups this year? Residential customers receive 2 per year and multi-family units receive 1 per year. Appointments are filling up soon, so please schedule yours as soon as possible. If you need to schedule a pickup, schedule one through our Bulky Item Pickup Page or email us at Reminder: […]  Read more
Dear Recology Customers, Recology is committed to providing you with the best service our industry has to offer. As one of the only 100-percent employee-owned companies in our industry, we are committed to paying market wages to our hardworking employees while offering competitive rates to our customers. On August 31, 2023, the Refuse Rate Board, […]  Read more
City officials from San Francisco Environment and San Francisco Public Works are asking residents to continue recycling their Christmas trees, which helps keep San Francisco green and clean by reducing material sent to the landfill and preventing improper disposal and illegal dumping. KRON, Dec. 26, 2023.  Read more
Landfills, the third-largest source of methane emissions globally, significantly contribute to the climate crisis. While the waste management industry traditionally relies heavily on landfills, an alternative approach that focuses on resource recovery—diverting material from landfills for recycling into new products or returning to the earth—is paramount in methane reduction. Reuters, Dec. 12, 2023.   Read more
Volunteers play an important role in helping San Francisco combat climate change by encouraging sending less to landfill, increasing recycling, and compost participation. Recology and the San Francisco Department of the Environment (SFE) are excited to expand the Waste Zero Champion program to include apartment buildings, offices, businesses, and educational institutions. Waste Zero Champions help […]  Read more
The Refuse Separation Ordinance (No. 180646), effective July 1, 2019, requires that Large Refuse Generators in San Francisco have a recycling, composting, and trash audit every 3 years to ensure compliance with the City of San Francisco’s Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance.   Read more
Recology Inc. and its San Francisco companies today announced that they have entered into an agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California to resolve an investigation into Recology’s San Francisco companies’ actions related to the San Francisco Department of Public Works.   Read more
Recology is proud to announce the release of our 2023 Sustainability Report! This year’s report showcases our company-wide commitment to decreasing greenhouse gas emissions, supporting our diverse employee-owners, and partnering with local communities to achieve our shared goals.  Read more