Former Recology Exec Agrees To Plead Guilty, Cooperate In SF City Hall Corruption ProbeA former executive with Recology has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate with federal investigators looking into corruption at City Hall, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
Improper Battery Disposal Causes Small Fire At San Francisco Recology FacilityA one-alarm fire that broke out at a Recology facility in San Francisco Monday afternoon was being attributed to improper disposal of batteries, a firefighter said.
Santa Clara County Garbage Rates Go Up In Unincorporated AreasAfter a vote by the county Board of supervisors, beginning July 1, garbage collection rates in the eastern unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County will increase.
San Francisco Corruption Scandal: 2nd Recology Exec Charged With Bribery, Money LaunderingA second former executive at waste and recycling company Recology has been charged with bribery in connection with a city hall corruption scandal that has ensnared former Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru and other city officials.
San Francisco Recycles Christmas Trees Into Mulch for City LandscapingSan Francisco residents can rest assured knowing that their old Christmas trees will continue to keep giving well after they've been chopped up and recycled.
Lucky Man Who Accidentally Tossed His Life-Savings Into The Trash Gets It BackAn Oregon man who accidentally trashed his life savings will soon be reunited with his cash, thanks a worker at a Northern California recycling center.
Smoky Fire At Brisbane Recycling Facility Prompts Air AdvisoryA smoldering fire burned for hours at a recycling center in Brisbane, sending a plume of smoke visible in the southern end of San Francisco,
Proposed San Francisco Recycling Ordinance Could Saddle Businesses With Steep FinesA proposal to force businesses in San Francisco to recycle their trash correctly or face steep fines is up for a vote.
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.