Recology of San Mateo County has launched an outreach for its new recycling service for Menlo Park businesses. Interested companies can combine plastic, paper, glass, and other recyclables into a single bin donated by Recology, which is replacing Allied Wastes as a service provider. For more information, call 650-595-3900.
Menlo Park residents can stock up on free compost on the first Saturday of the month, from August through October. Show up with a shovel, buckets and i.d. at Bayfront Park between 9 a.m. to sunset on Aug. 7, Sept. 4, and Oct. 2. The heap of compost is near the park entrance at the intersection of Bayfront Expressway and Marsh Road.