Sponsored by Recology San Bruno and the City of San Bruno The Coats For Kids Coat drive has started! Help someone in San Mateo County stay warm this winter. Donate new or clean, gently used coats from infant to adult sizes. Drop off your coats at the collection bin at the San Bruno farmers’ market… More Coats for Kids collection in San Bruno
Everyone loves good food. But who knew the food we don’t eat would become a story in the country recognized by the United Nations as a true culinary leader? On Thursday, 9.19.13, “Complément d’enquête,” the popular French news show modeled after 60 Minutes will air a 1-hour program on challenges Europe faces in dealing… More “Zéro déchet,” is it possible?
Guest blogger Lorie Poole, Recycling Coordinator and Customer Service Representative at Recology Del Norte, on the bitter sweet experience of sending a boat brought to her town by the 2011 tsunami in Japan. News travels fast in a small town. The 20-foot boat washed up on Crescent Beach on April 7th. It belonged to a… More Tsunami boat heads back home
Guest blogger, Malaika Thorne, Sustainability Program Manager at Recology on WASTE ZERO and Zero Waste. Yesterday, an independent panel consisting of former Mayors, architects and reps from the World Bank, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and Siemens recognized ten cities around the world for their leadership in urban sustainability practices. San Francisco was recognized for it’s work in “waste management”.… More Building a Culture of Zero Waste
We’ve heard it before. I don’t use the compost bin because it’s gross. Using the green bin is just going to attract mice and flies. That’s why I don’t compost. I don’t need to compost because I heard they’ll sort it later. The reactions to the green composting bin when it’s first introduced to a… More Pretty Soon You Will Love to Compost
Here are a few photos from the San Francisco Pride Parade. The downtown San Francisco celebration overflowed with enthusiasm, cheers, flags and dancing. The Recology drill team, friends, family and volunteers wore costumes and joined along with the fun.
Congratulations Big Apple on Going Green! Dozens of cities and hundreds of universities are following San Francisco’s lead and instituting urban compost collection programs. Most of these programs are located where one might expect to find them: Seattle, Portland, Maine, and University of California campuses. But not everyone expected New York City to come to… More If compost collection can make it in NYC, it can make it anywhere.