Membership Meetings: 2nd Thursdays ~ 7-9pm
Park Branch Library, 1833 Page St, SF, CA 94117 (except August)

Since 1974, the Council has sponsored an operated the recycling center at Kezar Stadium. Proceeds from the recycling are used to fund neighborhood and community programs that serve resident and residential needs and which enhance communication between neighbors and neighborhoods.
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Location: 780 Frederick Street, At the Southwest end of Kezar Stadium [map].
Gate: Frederick Street at Arguello

Open: Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00 (Noon) to 4:00 p.m.
CASH REDEMPTION for CRV Materials: Mon-Sat 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ONLY

HOLIDAYS CLOSED: New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Phone:  415.753.0932



  • Glass
    • All jars without lids
    • All bottles

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  • Metal
    • Aluminium (soda and beer cans, foil, TV dinner trays, etc.)
    • Tin (cans, foil, etc.)


  • All Paper (collected separately as follows)
    • Newsprint
    • Magazines
    • (Office) White paper
    • Cardboard
    • Books: Hardbound & Paperback


  • Plastic Bottles and Containers, all types

While recycling visit the California Native Plant Nursery located right in the HANC Recycling Center

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HANC engages with the community in a variety of unique ways. From our native plant nursery to video projects to greening concrete spaces, we are always collaborating with the neighborhood and local businesses for positive change.

Learn more about HANC by engaging with our community partners below. Then watch the video and meet your neighbors that frequent the HANC Recycling Center and Native Plant Nursery.

Red Vic Movie Theater-
Garden for the Environment-
My Garbage My Neighborhood-
Hayes Valley Farm-
Department for the Environment-
Senior Action Network-

Check out the MyGarbage blog and keep up with updates about the documentary film on HANC.


Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council (HANC) and its Recycling Center has been engaging and educating the public over the past 35 years as your stewards to protecting all that makes our city great.  We continue to be a resource for protecting our right to recycle, taking initiative on bottle redemption, keeping our neighborhood and community clean and providing job opportunities.

To learn about the bottle bill and its history in California refer to the links below.

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