Recology Employees Treated After Pepper Spray Exposure At Pier 96Fire units were dispatched to Pier 96 in San Francisco Monday afternoon to treat patients at the Recology facility after accidental exposure to pepper spray, according to authorities.
San Francisco Shrinks Black Waste Bins, Adds Plastic Bags To Blue Bin Recycling ProgramNew waste and recycling bins and signage explaining the changes have been rolled out in the Sunset District and will spread to the rest of the city over the next two years.
San Francisco Garbage Rates Set To Rise 14%City officials have approved a recommended 14 percent increase in rates set to take effect next month.
Online Shopping Creating Overload Of Recyclables For San FranciscoThe online shopping boom is creating mountains of cardboard and plastic piling up at Bay Area recycling centers and could lead to a higher recycling rates for San Francisco residents.
Man Found Buried Alive In Garbage Heap At San Francisco Recycling CenterA man was in critical condition after he was rescued from a pile of garbage at a San Francisco recycling center Monday morning, according to fire officials.
Mount Amazon? Online Shopping Boxes Overwhelm San Francisco Recycling CenterBetween Amazon Prime and Google Express, the retail itch can be scratched almost immediately. With that quick purchase, comes quicker delivery and lots of packaging.
Woman Struck And Killed By Recycling Truck In San CarlosA woman was killed Friday morning in San Carlos when she was struck by a Recology recycling truck, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said Friday evening.
San Francisco Kicks Off Christmas Tree Recycling Program With 'Chipping Of Trees' Civic Center EventResidents leave trees curbside between Jan. 2 and Jan. 16.
SF Bomb Squad Called To Investigate Suspicious Device In Richmond DistrictThe SF police bomb squad responded to an Outer Richmond home where a person cleaning out the residence of their recently deceased relative found a suspicious device Saturday morning.
Homeless Man Falls Asleep In San Francisco Dumpster, Nearly Gets Crushed In Recology TruckA homeless man who fell asleep in a dumpster had to be rescued from being crushed after waking up inside a Recology cardboard recycling truck Tuesday morning.
Jury Orders Recology To Pay $1.3 Million To Ratepayers After Whistleblower Brings LawsuitA verdict has been reached this week in a fraud case against San Francisco's garbage company, and both sides said they've won. A whistleblower brought a lawsuit against Recology, in a story that KPIX 5 first reported earlier this year.
Ex-Manager Alleges Recology Submitted False Claims For Payment From State’s Recycling FundSan Francisco's recycling company Recology claims to be the greenest in the nation. But a former supervisor said some of their recycling numbers were inflated when he was there, at the expense of California consumers who pay into the state's CRV redemption fund.