Recycling Permits are Required
Effective July 1, 2012, individuals or organizations (non-franchised) that collect and transport recyclable material in Colma are required to obtain a Recycling Permit from the Town of Colma. Recycling Permits are available by submitting the permit application, paying a Recycling Permit fee and a business registration fee to the Town of Colma.
Recycling Permit Fees and Business Registration Requirements
The annual Recycling Permit fee is $225; the annual business registration is $25, payable to the Town of Colma.
Quarterly Reporting Requirements
Compliance with New Requirements
Persons or firms who do not obtain a permit and continue to collect and transport recyclables in Colma are guilty of a misdemeanor as detailed in Colma’s Municipal Code, Section 1.05.010.
To download the letter to recycling companies, click here.
To download the Reporting Requirements, click here.
To download the Recycling Permit Application, click here.
To download the Quarterly Reporting Form, click here.
 Republic Services is the only franchised waste hauler in Colma.
 Reporting periods are based on a calendar year, the reporting periods are 1st Quarter: January 1 -March 31, 2nd Quarter: April 1-June 30, 3rd Quarter: July 1-Sept 30, 4th Quarter: October 1-December 31