Christmas Tree Recycling

San Francisco Kicks Off Christmas Tree Recycling Program With ‘Chipping Of Trees’ Civic Center Event

Residents leave trees curbside between Jan. 2 and Jan. 16.


The San Francisco Police Dept. Bomb Squad at work. (CBS file photo)

SF Bomb Squad Called To Investigate Suspicious Device In Richmond District

The 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.


Recology truck. (CBS)

Homeless Man Falls Asleep In San Francisco Dumpster, Nearly Gets Crushed In Recology Truck

A 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.


Recology truck. (CBS)

Jury Orders Recology To Pay $1.3 Million To Ratepayers After Whistleblower Brings Lawsuit

A 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.


Recology truck. (CBS)

Ex-Manager Alleges Recology Submitted False Claims For Payment From State’s Recycling Fund

San 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.


A puppy named Gem was rescued from a conveyor belt at a Recology recycling facility in San Francisco on December 20, 2013. (Bay City News Service)

San Francisco Recology Employee Adopts Puppy Rescued By Coworkers

A Recology employee on Thursday adopted a puppy that her coworkers rescued from a recycling center conveyor belt in San Francisco last month.


A puppy named Gem was rescued from a conveyor belt at a Recology recycling facility in San Francisco on December 20, 2013. (Bay City News Service)

Puppy Found In Trash, Rescued By San Francisco Recology Workers Adopted

An injured poodle puppy rescued from a recycling conveyor belt in San Francisco last month will be adopted by a Recology employee, San Francisco Animal Care and Control officials said Wednesday.


Christmas Tree Woodchipper

Christmas ‘Treecycling’ Pickup Begins In San Francisco

Recology and city officials are asking residents to place their clean trees at the curb outside their residences for pickup.


Gem the Poodle

San Francisco Recology Workers Describe Rescuing Dog Dumped In Trash

Workers at a Recology recycling plant in San Francisco told KPIX 5 how they rescued a poodle puppy that was dumped into a garbage bag last week.


Puppy Found at S.F. Dump

Hurt Puppy Rescued From San Francisco City Dump

Workers at a San Francisco recycling facility found an injured 10-week-old puppy that had apparently been thrown away on Friday.