Residential Recycling, Green Waste & Food Scraps
Valley Waste Management (VWM) provides weekly curbside collection of residential Recycling, Green Waste and Food Scraps. From our collection truck drivers to our customer service representatives, we are dedicated to providing excellent service.
Residents are encouraged to follow these simple guidelines to ensure materials are recovered for recycling and composting.
All plastics #1- 5 & 7
What's Not Recyclable
Branches & twigs
All meat, bones, dairy & egg shells
Bread, rice, beans & pasta
Coffee grounds, filters, tea leaves & bags
Food-soiled paper containers
Fruits, vegetables & leftovers
Paper towels, plates, napkins & cups
Shredded paper contained in paper bags
Waxed paper cartons (milk, ice cream, juice, etc.)
Household Hazardous Waste
Household hazardous waste (HHW) should be disposed of at a HHW facility. Visit www.wastediversion.org/app_pages/view/26 to learn more about proper material handling. HHW may be dropped off at the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District's facility at 4797 Imhoff Place, Martinez. Call 1-800-646-1431 for information and hours or visit the district's website at www.centralsan.org for more information.