Blue Bin Recycling
Place items in this section into your commingled recycling container if you have recycling service at your home, business, apartment or school.
You may also recycle at locations listed in this section.
What Can I Recycle?
Paper, plastic, glass and metal. Recycling is easy when you know what goes where. Click the lists below to show some common items you can recycle all together in your recycling bin. Also check out our Recycling FAQ and the Recycling Worst Offenders List, a list of unrecyclable materials that confuse a lot of people.
Paper & Cardboard
Plastic — All Hard Plastic & Most Plastic Bags!
Glass Bottles & Jars
Metals — All Metal
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.
What is in the Recycle Section?
Below is a complete list of items in this section. Use the links below or find them with search bar.
- Aluminum Scrap
- Brass and Bronze
- CRV - California Redemption Value
- Cardboard and Paperboard
- Cast Iron
- Colored Paper and Junk Mail
- Document Shredding
- Glass Containers
- Green Business Program
- Magazines, Catalogs and Phone Books
- Metal Cans
- Outreach Materials
- Paperback Books
- Plastic Bags
- Plastics #1 and #2
- Plastics #3 - #7
- RMDZ Loans
- Recycle at Businesses
- Recycle at Home
- Recycle at School
- Recycle at a Multi-Family Complexes
- Recycling Containers
- Recycling FAQs
- Recycling Resource Guide
- Start Recycling at Work
- What Can I Recycle?
- White Paper and Computer Paper
- Why Recycle?
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