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Environment / Nature

Recology customers can recycle Christmas trees at the curb

Collection of Christmas trees will occur during the first three weeks in January. 

Recology truck. File photo by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

Recology offers unadvertised low-income customer discount

Available to qualifying single-family households using 20- or 32-gallon garbage carts.

Recology truck. File photo by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

Hollister City Council orders public hearing on solid waste rate increases

Proposition 218 protest ballots will be sent to residents in the coming weeks.

Photo courtesy of Recology San Benito County.

Health

Renewable diesel collection vehicles coming to San Benito County

Recology’s new truck fleet is more cost-effective and reduces emissions, county integrated waste management says.

Hollister Boy Scout Troop 436 reaching into a pile of compost at Recology's South Valley Organics facility in Gilroy. Photo provided.

Children and Youth

Hollister Boy Scout Troop sees composting site up close

Troop learns compost can offer environmental benefits for San Benito County.

Carts on display by Recology at an October 2018 Hollister City Council meeting. The green cart is part of the bundle of new rates. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

New recycling programs coming to San Benito County November 1

Recycling levels expected to increase to meet state mandates.

Two sample carts displayed during the meeting as Recology General Manager Phil Couchee speaks to the Hollister City Council. Consultant Kevin McCarthy sits to his left. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Hollister City Council approves new garbage rates

Deal includes green cart for yard and food waste.

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Business / Economy

Public input sought on local garbage, recycling programs

Recology's franchise agreement expires in June 2018; public workshops scheduled for April 25 and 27

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Holiday garbage service schedule reminder

No waste collection on the next two Thursdays locally

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Business / Economy

Hollister approves 3-year extension with Recology

Agreement will complete the second phase of a 10-year contract that began in 2008

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County garbage rates rising

Annual rate review brings 1.1 percent rate hike