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Phil Matier: SFPD To Go After Recycling ‘Pirates’

San Francisco police say they’re going to start going after recycling pirates who have been raiding residents bins.


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Big Garbage Rate Hike In San Francisco Takes Effect August 1

San Francisco’s Refuse Collection and Disposal Rate Board has finalized a 22 percent rate increase that will go into effect for trash collection service in the city starting Thursday, August 1.


A Recology garbage truck at the scene of a pedestrian accident on the corner of Broadway and Embarcadero in San Francisco, March 27, 2013. (CBS)

Garbage Truck Hits Pedestrians In San Francisco Crosswalk

Two people, including a young girl, were injured Wednesday morning after being struck a garbage truck along San Francisco’s waterfront, police said.


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San Francisco Reports 80 Percent Waste Diversion Rate

The city of San Francisco is diverting 80 percent of all its waste away from landfills, Mayor Ed Lee announced Friday.


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Complaints Soar Over San Francisco Recycling Thefts

Illegal recycling is taking its toll on a growing number of San Francisco residents complaining about nightly noise, scattered trash and theft of property on city streets.


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San Francisco To Decide On Garbage, Coit Tower In June Primary

A measure on the June ballot in San Francisco would require the city’s waste collection services be put up for competitive bidding, but the proposal’s opponents claim it would create an unnecessary bureaucratic headache.


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SF Christmas Trees Recycled To Make Biofuel

Christmas trees in San Francisco will be used as biofuel as part of the city’s 25th annual “Treecycling” program.


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San Francisco To Launch Christmas Tree-Chipping Season

San Francisco will start turning Christmas trees into woodchips the first week in January.


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San Francisco Composting Program Marks Million-Ton Milestone

Recycling has reached a milestone in San Francisco with the amount of food scraps collected through an urban compost program reaching one million tons.


The scene of a Vallejo  accident involving two skateboarders and a Recology garbage truck on November 11, 2011. 12-year-old Joseph Tafoya was killed in the accident. (CBS)

Vallejo Police Identify Boy Killed In Garbage Truck Crash

Vallejo police have identified the boy who died Friday in a skateboarding accident as 12-year-old Joseph Tafoya.