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

Recology – Artist in Residence Program – Issue No. 11

Current Resident Artists Kara Maria and Imin Yeh have hit the ground running, adapting to scavenging while also being incredibly productive. Within the first two weeks of their residencies Kara had nine paintings simultaneously in progress and Imin had created an entire alphabet of hand-carved movable type. Kara is experimenting with mark-making with found objects… More Recology – Artist in Residence Program – Issue No. 11

Recology San Mateo County Offers Food for Thought

We’ve seen how the “eat local” movement has gained a lot of attention recently.  Local farmers’ markets and family farms are plentiful in and around the Bay Area, yet many people may not understand what it means to eat locally, or why it’s even important. Generally, local food is defined as food that has traveled… More Recology San Mateo County Offers Food for Thought

Recology Employees Clean Up San Francisco Community Park

On Saturday, July 19, 2014, 200 Recology and community partners made a tremendous improvement to Little Hollywood Park in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood. We selected this project not only to beautify the neighborhood park in close proximity to our Recology San Francisco transfer station, but to share our Recology spirit in memory of our… More Recology Employees Clean Up San Francisco Community Park

The John A. Legnitto Environmental Learning Center

The Recology San Francisco Environmental Learning Center has been re-named in honor of the late SF Group Manager, John A. Legnitto. Although John lost his battle with cancer on April 26th, 2014, we will always remember the good times we had with him, and the impact that he had on the Recology family. Thanks to… More The John A. Legnitto Environmental Learning Center

Recology San Mateo County Congratulates BizSMART Award Winners

The BizSMART @ Work is an annual award program recognizing businesses and multi-family complexes that are leading the way to reduce waste and conserve natural resources. Recology San Mateo County (Recology) would like to congratulate this year’s BizSMART @ Work Award winners. Recology’s team thrives on working with the businesses and multi-family complexes to help… More Recology San Mateo County Congratulates BizSMART Award Winners

Reducing Food Waste from the Source

We first turned our attention to food waste in 1996 when Recology implemented a food scraps collection program in San Francisco. Still in use today, the green bin program ensures that organic material, such as food scraps and yard trimmings, do not end up in landfills. Many other Recology companies and cities have implemented similar programs, including San Mateo County… More Reducing Food Waste from the Source