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Recycling Plant

A fire burns at the Sims recycling plant in Redwood City on December 17, 2013. (CBS)

Redwood City Metal Recycler Meets With City Over Recent Fires

Redwood City officials met Wednesday with Sims Metal Management after a second fire in two months broke out at the recycling plant in Redwood City Tuesday morning.

12/19/2013

A fire burns at the Sims recycling plant in Redwood City on December 17, 2013. (CBS)

2nd Fire In 2 Months Controlled At Redwood City Recycling Plant

A two-alarm fire at a metal recycling plant in Redwood City Tuesday morning has been controlled, although the smell of smoke and burning plastic was reported as far south as Mountain View, a fire marshal said.

12/17/2013

A fire was brought under control at a Recology recycling warehouse near the Bayview Caltrain station in SF. (CBS)

SF Recycling Warehouse Fire Controlled Near Bayshore Caltrain Station

San Francisco firefighters have brought a two-alarm fire at a recycling warehouse near the Bayshore Caltrain station under control Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

12/10/2013

Fire at Recycling Plant

Smoky Redwood City Recycling Fire Extinguished

A shelter in place health advisory had been lifted this morning after a fire at a Redwood City recycling facility caused a heavy plume of smoke throughout three counties of the Bay Area, police said.

11/11/2013

Detectives searched California Waste Solutions in Oakland on May 8, 2013 after a human skull was found by workers at the facility. (CBS)

Skull Found At Oakland Recycler Likely Not Local

Police say a human head found in a load of recycling debris at a facility in Oakland probably came from outside the city.

05/12/2013

One of six puppies abandoned at a Monterey County recycling plant. (Monterey County SPCA)

Puppies Dumped At Monterey County Recycling Plant

Six puppies appeared to have been tossed over a fence at a recycling plant in Monterey County.

11/17/2011