Recycle, Compost, and Garbage Collection Program
Beginning in 2011, Recology San Mateo is your Recycle, Compost, and Garbage collection service provider. BizSMART is the name of the program for the Recycle, Compost, and Garbage collection services that began on January 3, 2011 for businesses and multi-family dwellings.
As part of the program, businesses and multi-family dwellings may subscribe to the following:
- Recycle – Blue Cart/Bin: For all recyclables mixed together (metal, plastic and glass, and cardboard and paper). Single-stream recycling services are offered at NO ADDITIONAL COST
- Compost – Green Cart/Bin: For Food scraps, landscape materials, waxed paper and cardboard, wooden crates and pallets, and more. Compost collection services are offered at a REDUCED rate of 25% less than garbage rates.
- Garbage – Black Cart/Bin: For anything that you can't recycle or compost
For more information about Recology’s commercial recycling program, please contact Recology directly at 650-595-3900 or visit their website
The following links provide additional information on the BizSMART program to:
Interior recycle and compost bins are also available at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE. Contact Recology for more information.
AB 341 MANDATORY COMMERCIAL RECYCLING—it’s the law!
Effective July 1, 2012, California Assembly Bill (AB) 341 states that all businesses and public entities that generate four (4) or more cubic yards of garbage per week and multi-family dwellings with five (5) or more units are subject to mandatory recycling. Follow this link for more information.
Compliance is easy through the BizSMART program available through Recology San Mateo County! Please contact Recology to set up service or to answer any questions at 650-595-3900.
OTHER HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR BUSINESSES AND MULTI-FAMILY DWELLINGS
- AB 341 - Mandatory Commercial Recycling Law
- Electronic-Hazardous Waste Disposal for Businesses
- Recycle More Unusual Items (beyond curbside)
- Debris Box Companies, Hauling Companies, and Garbage & Recycling Service
- Sustainable Landscaping for Businesses
- Source Reduction
- Reduce Unsolicited Mail at your Worksite
- Buy Recycled Products
- Use Less Toxics
- Choose to Reuse
- Donating or Purchasing Used Office Furniture
- Recycle Paper Products and Bottles and Cans