Recology San Francisco Artist in Residence Exhibitions: Work by Kate Rhoades, Weston Teruya and Cristina Velázquez

Locations Art Studio at 503 Tunnel Ave. Environmental Learning Center Gallery at 401 Tunnel Avenue When Reception–Friday, May 20, 2016, 5-9pm Reception–Saturday, May 21, 2016, 1-3pm Additional viewing hours-Tuesday, May, 2016, 5-7pm with gallery walk-through with artists at 6:00pm at 401 Tunnel Avenue Admission is free and open to the public, all ages welcome, wheelchair accessible. http://www.recologysf.com/AIR The Artist in Residence … More Recology San Francisco Artist in Residence Exhibitions: Work by Kate Rhoades, Weston Teruya and Cristina Velázquez

Recology Artist in Residence Program Announces 2016 Residency Recipients

Recology San Francisco is pleased to announce recipients of artist residencies for 2016. The six selected artists are: Miguel Arzabe, Ramekon O’Arwisters, Kate Rhoades, Weston Teruya, Anja Ulfeldt, and Sherri Lynn Wood. During each four-month residency period, two artists share an on-site studio and scavenge in the Public Disposal and Recycling Area for materials to … More Recology Artist in Residence Program Announces 2016 Residency Recipients

We Are Excited to Announce the Arrival of the Recology Bees

As part of the San Francisco Hotel Council’s Urban Bees Project, Recology has established a resident bee habitat at Recology Golden Gate in an effort to help sustain the local honey bee population. We have paired up with Bee Well Productions and beekeeper, Roger Garrisonto, to set up and maintain our bee hives in the courtyard … More We Are Excited to Announce the Arrival of the Recology Bees

5 Facts About Curbside Collection in San Francisco

1. Dual compartment trucks – Dual compartment collection vehicles, otherwise known as split-body trucks, are used to collect two types of materials with one truck & route. It’s little known fact that Recology pioneered the use of the split-body collection trucks for residential and commercial curbside collection. The trucks have two compartments that keep source-separated … More 5 Facts About Curbside Collection in San Francisco

Recology CleanScapes Partners with Bike Works to Rescue 10,500 Bikes From Landfill

Recology CleanScapes and Bike Works celebrate the rescue of 10,500 bikes from landfill. Recology CleanScapes bike recycling program, and bicycle rehab non-profit organization, Bike Works, have partnered since 2010 to provide bicycle recycling drop-offs in King County.  Previously, bicycles brought to transfer stations were thrown into the pile and sent off to the landfill. A … More Recology CleanScapes Partners with Bike Works to Rescue 10,500 Bikes From Landfill

Plastics: Why We Should Reduce Before Recycling

Plastics are strange materials. They come from a synthetic, or partially synthetic material made from polymers that don’t really ever go away, or biodegrade. When burned, plastics form extremely toxic chemicals, and when buried they just sit in landfills. Unlike glass, plastic cannot be infinitely recycled. The same plastic material is generally recycled once, or twice at … More Plastics: Why We Should Reduce Before Recycling

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