Recology

Hella News: In Wake of Recology Scandals, How Much Does SF Love Garbage Men?

An investigation found Recology over-billed SF customers by almost $100 million. We asked residents how they feel about the trash company.

SF Environment Director Resigns as City Hall Corruption Scandal Claims Another Top Official

San Francisco’s top environment official Debbie Raphael resigned Thursday while she is under investigation for soliciting a $25,000 donation from Recology at the same time she was preparing to award the trash-hauling giant a lucrative contract.

SF’s Environmental Agency Under Scrutiny After Director Asked Recology for $25K While Awarding Lucrative Trash Contract

The donation from the trash-hauling giant is now being examined as part of an anti-corruption investigation by the city.

Board of Supervisors Moves on ‘Missing Middle’ Housing, Approves Recology Ballot Measure

Plus, amendment to small business permitting helps clear path for acupuncturists and chiropractors to open up shop.

Money in Politics: Recology Spent Big on Lobbying to Beat Back Threat to Garbage Monopoly

San Francisco trash-hauling giant Recology spent nearly $500,000 trying to influence City Hall officials last year after a corruption scandal forced the firm to admit to overcharging customers an astonishing amount and put its decades-old monopoly on local garbage at risk.