Recycle Right!

Items you want to recycle that don’t go into the cart? Look them up at RecycleWhere.org.

Click here to test your recycling knowledge with a fun game!

As Heard on the Radio!

Click here to listen to recycling tips from your favorite radio personalities. Hear tips from DC on KMEL and Carolyn McArdle on The Breeze.

Prevent Food Waste!

Let’s keep food from getting into our landfills and contributing to climate change, click here for helpful information on preventing food waste with food donation and storage guides.

How do we RECYCLE RIGHT?

ONLY place the following acceptable items in your recycling cart.

 

TIPS FOR EASIER & CLEANER RECYCLING

Be sure your recyclables are empty, clean and dry before you put them in your grey recycling cart, remove any liquids or food residue from materials (you don’t need to wash them). Empty recyclables out of plastic bags and throw bags in the trash.

HINT: Avoid single-use items as much as possible. These items are not accepted in the recycling cart.

 

Watch Video to Learn How

Questions?

Recycling Collection
California Waste Solutions: (510) 625-5263

How do we COMPOST RIGHT?

ONLY place the following acceptable items in your compost cart.

TIPS FOR EASIER & CLEANER COMPOSTING

Use your own containers or kitchen pail to collect your food scraps in your home. Empty directly into your green Compost cart or use a paper bag to collect your food scraps and place the bag and all into the green Compost cart.


HINT: Use shredded paper to line your containers or carts to help soak up liquids and odors.

 

Watch Video to Learn How

Questions?

Billing, Bulky Pickup, Trash & Compost Collection
Waste Management of Alameda County, Inc.:
(510) 613-8710

 

To download a printed version of your Program Guide:

As Heard on the Radio

“Every Day is Earth Day” – DC on KMEL, 4/7/2020

“Empty Your Recycling Containers” – Carolyn McArdle on The Breeze, 4/7/2020

“Keep Plastic Bags Out of Recycling” – Carolyn McArdle on The Breeze, 4/8/2020

“Sorting Food Scraps” – DC on KMEL, 5/1/2020

Prevent Food Waste!

By making small shifts in how you shop, prepare, and store food, you can toss less, eat well, save money, and help reduce climage change.