Services for Businesses

Recology offers a wide range of permanent and temporary collection programs for businesses in San Francisco. Our service options include curbside service, a wide selection of refuse containers to fit your needs, and friendly, helpful staff.

Convenient Refuse Collection

Recology provides commercial services that are hard to surpass: 

  • Robust recycling, composting, and trash collection services
  • Flexible service plans, from one to seven days a week, based on your location 
  • A large customer service department in San Francisco staffed with real people 
  • Container placement at the most convenient locations
  • Reliable, environmentally sound equipment and zero waste services


Three-Container Recycling, Composting and Trash Program

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As a business owner, you can take advantage of a three-container refuse collection program. Color-coded bins and dumpsters make it easy for you to save money and the planet.

Learn more about recycling, composting and trash in San Francisco.


Compactor Sales and Rentals

GGcompactorRecology Golden Gate offers a full range of stationary, self-contained compaction equipment to help you efficiently handle large amounts of recycling, compost, and trash, manage odor, space, and control your costs. We also offer a full line of other equipment to help you create a customized, successful refuse program.

Learn more about color-coded bins and dumpsters.


Zero Waste Audits & Consultation

zero-woodResource recovery is more important than ever before. We work with you to help you meet your unique needs and close the loop on organic and recyclable materials by diverting them from landfills. 

Join us in making San Francisco the first city in the country to achieve zero waste! We need every business to be part of the solution! 

Work with us to implement a programs that makes recycling and composting easy.


Litter, Debris & Graffiti Removal

Litter, Debris & Graffiti RemovalAre you considering outsourcing your facility maintenance functions? CleanScapesSF provides excellent facilities and StreetScapes maintenance services in downtown San Francisco.

CleanScapes offers daily streetscapes maintenance, on-call clean up, pressure washing, graffiti removal, landscape maintenance, special projects and parking lot or garage cleaning services.

Learn more.


debrisbox-smDebris Boxes Services

Recology provides debris boxes for construction and demolition projects. 

Order a debris box.


Visit the SF Dump


The San Francisco Transfer Station has a disposal area open to the public. If you need to haul your refuse yourself, see what we accept. 

Learn about the public disposal area and other programs at the transfer station.


Got big stuff?

Bulky Item Recycling is a low-cost hauling service for commercial and multifamily buildings in San Francisco for large or frequent pickups. Recology will make a personal visit to collect large items.

Got Toxic Stuff?

electronicsIt is illegal to put items electronics, batteries, fluorescent and HID bulbs and lamps, paints, pesticides, and other chemicals in the trash.

Learn about proper disposal of electronic waste and small quantities of hazardous materials.

Visit the Disposal of Small Quantities of Household Hazardous Waste for Small Businesses.


Recycling Theft

City and State law prohibit the theft of any recyclable materials. Recology Sunset Scavenger and Recology Golden Gate are the only collection companies authorized by the City of San Francisco to collect recycling from recycling carts or bins. If you see someone other than an employee of either company removing recyclables from a recycling cart or bin, obtain the vehicle license number, vehicle description, time and address of the theft, description of the person(s), and fill out our online Recycle Theft Form, or call (415) 330-1300 during normal business hours.

For your safety, do NOT confront the recycling thieves.