Recology

Sadly, recycling isn't being done to the extent it should be at festivals and farmers' markets. (Courtesy photo)

SF’s farmers markets waste chance to compost and recycle

Almost every day, local farmers lay out tables of fresh produce for…

 

A Recology truck driver died in a collision Friday morning while delivering a trash compactor to San Francisco General Hospital. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.f. Examiner file photo) />Recology

Recology driver killed in collision near SF General Hospital

A 42-year-old Recology truck driver was killed in a collision early Friday…

 

The Board of Supervisors last week unanimously passed legislation that will require solar installations on the roofs of new buildings in San Francisco. (Courtesy photo)

Supervisors make big environmental moves

Thank you, San Francisco Board of Supervisors. The City has passed and…

 

The City boasts near perfect residential composting compliance, but the reality could be far worse. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Lax enforcement mars composting data

There’s something rotten in San Francisco, but the smell isn’t coming from…

The City boasts near perfect residential composting compliance, but the reality could be far worse. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Glossy mailers, such as this one from the Sierra Club, litter the streets and fill our recycling boxes every election season. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)

Sierra Club group sends out mailers opposing Recology landfill agreement

Just days before a Board of Supervisors vote on a controversial landfill…

Glossy mailers, such as this one from the Sierra Club, litter the streets and fill our recycling boxes every election season. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)
(Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

SF’s landfill contract includes consumer fees to reach ‘zero waste’ after 2020

It will take more than handing out 600 reusable coffee mugs labeled…

(Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Anthony Verreos, stands across the street of Lathrop and Tunnel Ave as a Recology truck drives by on Friday, July 10, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Recology, Waste Management at odds over landfill agreement

Trash hauler Recology is on the verge of signing a lucrative landfill…

Anthony Verreos, stands across the street of Lathrop and Tunnel Ave as a Recology truck drives by on Friday, July 10, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Insurance broker and homeowner Anthony Verreos, right, passes out protest papers to  homeowners in the area on Friday, July 10, 2015.  (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Recology target of complaints amid talks to expand waste transfer center and secure landfill agreement

San Francisco’s garbage monopoly is on the verge of signing a lucrative…

Insurance broker and homeowner Anthony Verreos, right, passes out protest papers to  homeowners in the area on Friday, July 10, 2015.  (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2012 File PhotoThe San Francisco Planning Commission unanimously voted Thursday that changing the disposal site for The City's waste to the Recology Hay Road Landfill in Solano County will not require an environmental impact report.

New site for SF waste will not require environmental impact report

Transporting 1,100 tons of waste collected from San Francisco residents an additional…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2012 File PhotoThe San Francisco Planning Commission unanimously voted Thursday that changing the disposal site for The City's waste to the Recology Hay Road Landfill in Solano County will not require an environmental impact report.
Photo by Mike KoozminMission Dolores Park

Recycle, compost popup coming to Dolores Park

Recycle and compost options will soon be available at the popular Dolores…

Photo by Mike KoozminMission Dolores Park
A Recology truck driver died in a collision Friday morning while delivering a trash compactor to San Francisco General Hospital. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.f. Examiner file photo) />Recology

Proposed $44M Recology contract would increase city departments’ trash pickup costs

The combined trash bill for city departments would increase by 11 percent…

A Recology truck driver died in a collision Friday morning while delivering a trash compactor to San Francisco General Hospital. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.f. Examiner file photo) />Recology
Mike Koozmin/The S.f. Examiner File photoAllied Waste has promised to use only compressed natural gas-powered trucks when its new contract begins next year.

Daly City retains Allied Waste as sanitation service provider

After three long, dramatic nights of public meetings, Daly City's City Council…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. Examiner File photoAllied Waste has promised to use only compressed natural gas-powered trucks when its new contract begins next year.

Driver saves sleeping man loaded into recycling truck

A Recology truck driver was able to think quickly this morning to…

John Legnitto passed away on April 26 at 57 years old.

Funeral set for John Legnitto, head of resource recovery at Recology

John Legnitto, who led Recology's resource recovery program and worked within the…

John Legnitto passed away on April 26 at 57 years old.
Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerGem

Recology employee adopts puppy rescued by coworkers from recycling conveyor belt

A Recology employee adopted a puppy today that her coworkers rescued from…

Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerGem
Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. Examiner

Recology employees who saved injured puppy to be honored

Two Recology employees who rescued an injured puppy from a recycling sorting…

Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. Examiner

Man fatally struck by Recology truck in SF identified

A man who was struck and killed by a Recology truck in…

San Francisco Animal Care and Control/Bay City NewsThis 10-week-old puppy was found on a conveyor belt in a recycling facility on Friday.

Injured puppy discovered alive in trash at Recology recycling facility

Workers at a San Francisco recycling facility found an injured 10-week-old puppy…

San Francisco Animal Care and Control/Bay City NewsThis 10-week-old puppy was found on a conveyor belt in a recycling facility on Friday.
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…

A proposed blueprint for Japantown
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

Daly City to offer composting program in new waste contract

Daly City plans to put its garbage and recycling concession out to…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill