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Each household is provided with a 64-gallon green recycling cart for recyclable materials. There is no need to sort cans, bottles or paper; they all go in the same cart.

Acceptable Materials for Recycling Cart

Paper Products:

  • Newspaper
  • Mixed color paper
  • White paper
  • Cardboard
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Telephone books
  • Paper bags
  • Cereal & food boxes
  • Egg cartons
  • Shoe boxes

Glass Containers:

  • Clear, brown & green food & beverage containers (with lids removed)

Plastic Containers:

  • Bottles & containers (Labeled #1-7)
  • Plastic milk containers
  • Plastic bags
  • Detergent containers
  • Plastic film

Metal Containers:

  • Aluminum cans
  • Steel cans
  • Tin cans
  • Food cans
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Pie tins

 

Non-Acceptable Materials for Recycling Cart

  • Hazardous waste
  • Yard waste
  • Animal waste
  • Window glass
  • Diapers
  • Mirrors
  • Ceramics
  • Clothing
  • Napkins
  • Carpet
  • Food waste
  • Pizza boxes
  • Tissue paper
  • Light bulbs
  • Wood
  • Liquids
  • Electronic Waste

Recycling Programs

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW), AT YOUR DOOR -- NEW SERVICE! --
Waste Management’s “At Your Door Special Collection” provides appointment-based collection of household hazardous waste (HHW). HHW is any product labeled toxic, poisonous, corrosive, flammable, combustible or irritant. HHW items include paint, batteries, oil, and pesticides. Residents are eligible for two (2) appointments per year. Visit www.wmatyourdoor.com or call (800) 449-7587 to schedule an appointment. HHW is also accepted free of charge every Friday and Saturday at the Yolo County Central Landfill. Visit www.yolocounty.org or call (916) 617-4656 for more information.

MEDICINE DISPOSAL --NEW SERVICE! --
Residents may dispose of non-controlled, over-the-counter and prescription medicine at drop-box locations throughout the City. Locations coming soon!

CURBSIDE USED OIL AND OIL FILTERS COLLECTION
Waste Management will provide used oil containers and filter bags. Residents may recycle up to two (2) gallons of used oil each month using this service. Used oil must be poured into provided used oil containers. Call (866) 844-1508 to request a container and filter bag.