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Recycling

This section has everything you need to know about recycling at your home, business, apartment or school.



If you're not sure how to recycle a particular item, find it in the list below or use our search bar at the top of the page.

What Can I Recycle?

In a nutshell, paper, plastic, glass and metal. Recycling is easy when you know what goes where. Click the lists below for some common items that can go in your recycling bin. Or for those more visually inclined, download our recycling poster here.

Also check out our Recycling FAQs and the Recycling Worst Offenders List, a list of unrecyclable materials that confuse lots of people.

Worst Offenders — NOT RECYCLABLE IN BLUE BINS

These items are not recyclable in your blue bin, even though many people think they are. Our site lists innovative ways to recycle, reduce and reuse many of them, but please do not put these in your recycling container.

Outreach Materials

Posters, magnets, pamphlets, brochures, flyers...We've got it all! Check out our Outreach Materials page for free resources related to waste reduction in Santa Barbara County.

Recycle at Home

Recycle at Work

Check out our detailed how-to guide on our Business Recycling page.

Recycle at School

Head over to our School Recycling page for tons of helpful information for implementing or expanding waste reduction programs on campus.

What else is in the Recycle section?

Below is a complete list of pages in this section. Just click a link and go!

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