South Bayside Waste Management Authority

Formed in 1982, the South Bayside Waste Management Authority (RethinkWaste) is a joint powers authority with twelve member agencies (the cities of Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Carlos and San Mateo, the towns of Atherton and Hillsborough, the County of San Mateo and the West Bay Sanitary District) in San Mateo County and is a leader in innovative waste reduction and recycling programs. RethinkWaste owns the Shoreway Environmental Center in San Carlos and is operated by South Bay Recycling (SBR) on behalf of our agency.

Years of Climate Registered Recognition:

2010-2017 Climate Registered


Carbon Footprint Registry


Solid Waste & Recycling

Year Joined