A proposed blueprint for Japantown

A proposed blueprint for Japantown

New S.F. garbage collection rates take effect

Monthly rate increases for San Francisco garbage customers are set to take effect today.

The changes approved Tuesday mean households with three 32-gallon bins for trash, compost and recycling will see their Recology bills rise $6.17, from $27.91 to $34.08.

Customers can save money by switching to a 20-gallon trash bin and putting more refuse in the compost and recycling bins. That monthly rate will be $24.68. Recology said it created this option as part of The City's goal of zero waste by 2020.

Other changes include an expansion of Recology's bulky-item pickup service. More information, including scheduling pickups, can be found at www.recologysf.com.

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