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Recology of San Mateo County Curbside Recycling Program - Updated Feb 15, 2013 Back

Services are restricted to residents of San Mateo County only.

Please call to subscribe and for the curbside collection schedule.

www.recycleworks.org/

(650) 595-3900

San Carlos, CA 94070

Serves Atherton, Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Hillsborough, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, the West Bay Sanitary District, North Fair Oaks, Emerald Lake Hills, Palomar Park, Ladera and Unincorporated County Areas within the Rethink Waste Service Area.

Materials Accepted

Services:

Dropoff

Pickup

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Material Residential Business Note
#1 Plastic Beverage Bottles

pickup

none

This program accepts plastic bottles and dairy containers.

#1 Plastic Clamshells

pickup

none

#1 Plastic Non-Beverage Bottles

pickup

none

#1 Plastic Trays

pickup

none

#1 Rigid Plastics

pickup

none

#2 Plastic Bottles

pickup

none

#2 Plastic Caps

pickup

none

#2 Plastic Clamshells

pickup

none

#2 Plastic Jugs - Clear

pickup

none

This program accepts plastic bottles and dairy containers.

#2 Plastic Jugs - Colored

pickup

none

This program accepts plastic bottles and dairy containers.

#2 Rigid Plastics

pickup

none

#3 Plastic Bottles

pickup

none

This program accepts plastic bottles and dairy containers.

#4 Plastic Bottles

pickup

none

This program accepts plastic bottles and dairy containers.

#4 Rigid Plastics

pickup

none

#5 Plastic Bottles

pickup

none

This program accepts plastic bottles and dairy containers.

#5 Plastic Caps

pickup

none

#5 Plastic Clamshells

pickup

none

#5 Plastic Cups

pickup

none

#5 Rigid Plastics

pickup

none

#6 Plastic Bottles

pickup

none

#7 Plastic Bottles

pickup

none

This program accepts plastic bottles and dairy containers.

Aerosol Cans - Empty

pickup

none

Alkaline Batteries

pickup

none

Place batteries in a sealed, clear plastic bag (zip locked work best) on top of the mixed paper recycling bin.

Aluminum Beverage Cans

pickup

none

Aluminum Foil

pickup

none

Aluminum Food Cans

pickup

none

Aluminum Lids

pickup

none

Aluminum Pie Plates

pickup

none

Aluminum Trays

pickup

none

Blue Glass Beverage Containers

pickup

none

This site accepts glass bottles and jars.

Blue Glass Containers

pickup

none

Blueprints

pickup

none

Booklets

pickup

none

Branches

pickup

none

This site accepts plant trimmings and tree limbs which are under 2 inches in diameter and less than 4 feet in length.

Brochures

pickup

none

Brown Glass Beverage Containers

pickup

none

This site accepts glass bottles and jars.

Brown Glass Containers

pickup

none

Brush

pickup

none

Button Cell Batteries

pickup

none

Place batteries in a sealed, clear plastic bag (zip locked work best) on top of the mixed paper recycling bin. Lithium batteries must be taped.

Cardstock

pickup

none

Catalogs

pickup

none

Cell Phones

pickup

none

Wrap cell phones in paper, then place in a sealed, clear plastic bag (zip locked work best) on top of the mixed paper recycling bin.

Chipboard

pickup

none

Clear Glass Beverage Containers

pickup

none

This site accepts glass bottles and jars.

Clear Glass Containers

pickup

none

Construction Paper

pickup

none

Corrugated Cardboard

pickup

none

This site accepts corrugated cardboard that has been flattened and is no longer than 3 feet by 3 feet in size.

CRT Computer Monitors

pickup

none

CRT Televisions

pickup

none

Desktop Computers

pickup

none

Drink Boxes

pickup

none

Envelopes

pickup

none

Gift Boxes

pickup

none

Glassine

pickup

none

Grass Clippings

pickup

none

Green Glass Beverage Containers

pickup

none

This site accepts glass bottles and jars.

Green Glass Containers

pickup

none

Greeting Cards

pickup

none

Kraft Paper

pickup

none

LCD Computer Monitors

pickup

none

LCD Televisions

pickup

none

Leaves

pickup

none

This site also accepts Ivy, succulents such as Iceplants, and pine needles.

Lithium-ion Batteries

pickup

none

Place batteries or cell phones in a sealed, clear plastic bag (zip locked work best) on top of the mixed paper recycling bin.

Magazines

pickup

none

Mail

pickup

none

Manila Folders

pickup

none

Metal Paint Cans

pickup

none

Microwaves

pickup

none

Milk and Juice Cartons

pickup

none

Please rinse milk and juice cartons and remove the plastic caps and spouts.

Mixed Paper

pickup

none

This site will also accept junk mail.

Motor Oil

pickup

none

This site accepts a maximum of two one-gallon clear plastic containers of used motor oil per collection day. Please tape containers shut and do not mix oil with any other fluids.

Motor Oil Containers

pickup

none

Newspaper

pickup

none

This site will also accept newspaper inserts.

Newspaper Inserts

pickup

none

Nickel-cadmium Batteries

pickup

none

Place batteries in a sealed, clear plastic bag (zip locked work best) on top of the mixed paper recycling bin.

Office Paper

pickup

none

Organic Food Waste

pickup

none

These materials are to be put in the Compost Cart ONLY.

Paper Bags

pickup

none

Paper Egg Cartons

pickup

none

Paper Labels

pickup

none

Paper Sleeves

pickup

none

Paper Tubes

pickup

none

Paperback Books

pickup

none

This site will accept paperback books.

Paperboard

pickup

none

Phone Books

pickup

none

Shredded Paper

pickup

none

Soiled Paper

pickup

none

These materials are to be put in the Compost Cart ONLY.

Steel Cans

pickup

none

Steel Lids

pickup

none

Weeds

pickup

none

Window Envelopes

pickup

none

Wood

pickup

none

This site accepts wood that is not painted, treated, or containing nails. This site does not accept plywood.

Yard Waste

pickup

none

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