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

Recology San Francisco Artist in Residence Exhibitions: Work by Michael Arcega, Ma Li and Eden V. Evans

The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco will host an exhibition and reception for current artists-in-residence Michael Arcega, Ma Li and student artist Eden V. Evans on Friday, May 22, from 5-9pm (with performance by Ma Li at 7:30pm) and Saturday, May 23, from 1-3pm. Additional viewing hours will be held on Tuesday, May 26, from 5-7pm, with a gallery walk-through… More Recology San Francisco Artist in Residence Exhibitions: Work by Michael Arcega, Ma Li and Eden V. Evans

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

Recology San Francisco Artist in Residence Exhibitions: Work by Kara Maria, Imin Yeh and Matthew Goldberg

The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco will host an exhibition and reception for current artists-in-residence Kara Maria, Imin Yeh and student artist Matthew Goldberg on Friday, January 23, from 5-9pm and Saturday, January 24, from 1-3pm. Additional viewing hours will be held on Tuesday, January 27, from 5-7pm, with a gallery walk-through with the artists at 6:30pm. This exhibition… More Recology San Francisco Artist in Residence Exhibitions: Work by Kara Maria, Imin Yeh and Matthew Goldberg

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