El Granada, Pillar Point, Princeton, Miramar, Montara & Moss Beach Residential Recycling, Green Waste & Garbage Program
Recology of the Coast specializes in resource recovery programs and provides recycling, composting and garbage services to single family and multi-family homes. With over 90 years of experience, Recology has the expertise to meet your needs.
Resource recovery is more important than ever before. To preserve our natural resources, we work to close the loop on organic and recyclable materials by diverting them from going to landfills. Whether you are looking for recycling and compost services or garbage collection, Recology of the Coast provides a range of options to you.
SINGLE-STREAM RECYCLING HAS BEGUN WITHIN THE GRANADA SANITARY DISTRICT!!
Your recycling containers are collected every week on your regular service day. Please see below for a list of items accepted in the curbside recycling program.
|Acceptable Recycling Materials|
Only place recyclable materials into your blue container!
Please empty and rinse all food and beverage containers.
All colors of beverage and food containers
Narrow-neck plastic containers marked #1 - #7 and Wide mouth plastics #2 through #5
Most clean and dry household paper:
|Unacceptable Recycling Materials|
Please do not place the following non-recyclable materials into your blue container!
Electronic / Universal Waste
Food Waste & Green Waste
|Household Hazardous Waste
Non-Recyclable Glass, Metal, Paper and Plastic
Each resident can set out 4 - 32gallon cans of green waste for collection every other week on your regular garbage day. Please see below for a list of accepted items.
Acceptable Green Waste Materials
||Important Green Waste Notes!
|Unacceptable Green Waste / Organic Materials|
Please DO NOT place the following materials into your green container!
All garbage, recycle and green waste containers must be placed at the curb by 6:00am on your service day.
We are not responsible for any articles left on or near collection containers.
Please report any missed collections to our office by the following business day.
Please put your garbage in bags before placing in your container, to help prevent loose trash from falling out on windy days or when the container is emptied.
Extra Garbage must be bagged and arrangements made with our office in advance for pickup.
For your convenience, Extra Bag Tags are also available and allow you to put out extra garbage on your regular service day without having to call ahead. To purchase Extra Bag Tags contact Recology of the Coast or call Customer Service at (650) 355-9000.
Acceptable Garbage Materials
Only put un-recyclable materials into your gray container!
Auto, mirror and tinted glass
Glass, crystal and dinnerware
Aluminum foil (dirty only)
Animal and human wastes
Soiled paper products
Unacceptable Garbage Material
Please do not place the following materials into your gray container!
|Electronic / Universal Waste
Quarterly Recycling Days
El Granada, Pillar Point, Princeton, Miramar, Montara and Moss Beach
Below you will find the Special Item Recycling Drop-Off Days in the County area. Remember, disposal is FREE and only one (1) trip per household, please.
In the Burnham Strip parking lot at the end of Avenue Portola
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
January 24, 2015
April 25, 2015
July 25, 2015
October 24, 2015
For more information call: 650-355-9000 or 650-726-7093
Montara, Moss Beach
Farallone View School, 250 LeConte & Kanoff in Montara
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
February 14, 2015
May 9, 2015
August 8, 2015
November 14, 2015
For more information call: 650-355-9000 or 650-728-3545
|Items Accepted||Items NOT Accepted|
Appliances (Limit 1 per household)
Batteries (auto & household)
Carpet & Carpet padding (1 room)
Cell Phones, pagers
Computers, Monitors, Keyboards
Green Waste/Yard waste (limit of 4 - 30 gallon cans)
Mattress/Box Spring (1 set only)
Printers, Cartridges, Cables
Scrap Metal & Metal Car Parts
Small Fax & Copy Machines
Stereos, TVs, VCRs
Styrofoam (large blocks only)
Tires (auto, motorcycle, pick-up) - limit of 4
Antifreeze & Motor Oil
Paint, Aerosol Cans
Painted & Pressure Treated Wood
Tires (large truck or tractors)
Bulky Item Pick-Up Program
In addition to the Quarterly Recycling Days, Recology of the Coast offers a special pickup service for large or bulky items as well as extra garbage bags from your curb. Couches, mattresses and washing machines are examples of bulky items which are too large to be disposed of with your normal collection.
Each residents are given 3 collections per year. Each collection is limited to either 5-32gallong bags OR one (1) large item no longer than 6 feet and no heavier than 200 pounds. If you wish to use both of your collections on the same day, you may request to do so at the time of scheduling.
This service is offered Monday - Friday and is available on your regular garbage day. Please notify our office 24 hours in advance of your desired pick-up day. Pick-Ups are non-transferable and cannot be carried over from year to year.
NOTE: Weight limits may apply and acceptability of items is at the discretion of the driver. Also, Hazardous items are not accepted curbside. Please click here for recycling and disposal information.
For more information or to schedule an On-Call Collection, please contact our customer service department.
Extra Bag Tags
Extra Garbage must be bagged and arrangements made with our office in advance for pickup. For your convenience, Extra Bag Tags are also available and allow you to put out extra garbage on your regular service day without having to call ahead. To purchase Extra Bag Tags contact Recology of the Coast.
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