From Food to Fuel: How Recology Portland & JC-Biomethane Create Renewable Energy From Food Scraps

                By Greg Moore Operations Manager Recology Portland Recology Oregon Recovery, located in Portland, Oregon,  has partnered with JC-Biomethane (JCB), an anaerobic digester (AD) facility located near Junction City, Oregon. JCB is the first biogas plant in the Pacific Northwest to produce energy from an anaerobic digester through… More From Food to Fuel: How Recology Portland & JC-Biomethane Create Renewable Energy From Food Scraps

Recycle Unwanted Clothing and Textiles in San Francisco

What do tote bags, oven mitts, chair cushions, carpet padding, and rugs have in common? They can all be made from recycled clothes and other textiles. Many cities, including San Francisco, are making new efforts to collect old clothes and other textiles for recycling. Wearable items, recycled though a textile collection program, can be worn… More Recycle Unwanted Clothing and Textiles in San Francisco

Recycling Economics: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

John Porter, Recology Guest Blogger San Francisco Region Group Controller Since I started at Recology a few years ago, one of the most common questions I receive surrounds both the environmental and economic impact of recycling. It’s usually in some form of: “How could the environmental and financial costs of sorting, shipping and processing of recyclables… More Recycling Economics: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

Funky Family Restaurant, “Squeeze In,” Opens in Redwood City with 88% Diversion

Blog post courtesy of Recology San Mateo County Waste Zero Specialist, Angela Goebel. “You’re sitting at our table,” says co-owner Rickey Martinez as I sit down with him, his wife Amanda, and Recology Waste Zero Specialist, Misty McKinney. The restaurant’s walls are filled with miscellaneous bric-a-brac and colorful aliens, so it isn’t surprising that the… More Funky Family Restaurant, “Squeeze In,” Opens in Redwood City with 88% Diversion

Artist in Residence Program Announces 2015 Residency Recipients

Recology San Francisco is pleased to announce recipients of artist residencies for 2015. The six selected artists are Michael Arcega, Jeremiah Barber, Ma Li, Jenny Odell, Alison Pebworth, and Chris Sollars. The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco is a one-of-a-kind initiative started in 1990 to support Bay Area artists, while also teaching… More Artist in Residence Program Announces 2015 Residency Recipients

Recology Donates Organic Produce to GLIDE Memorial Church; grown with city compost

SAN FRANCISCO: Today GLIDE Memorial Church on Ellis Street received a unique donation – a Recology truckload of fresh, organic produce grown with compost made from food scraps and plant cuttings collected in the City. Recology is San Francisco’s recycling and compost collection company. “We are pleased to help kick off the Season of Sharing… More Recology Donates Organic Produce to GLIDE Memorial Church; grown with city compost