Department of Utilities
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Everything you need to know to become an informed recycler in Sacramento. Scan the summaries to the left then click the links to the company or agency's website for more detailed information.
Curbside Quick Reference
Drop Off Quick Reference
All plastics, 1-7, are taken as well as items such as toys (eg: plastic tricycles), plastic plant pots, and laundry baskets. Not Accepted: Styrofoam® or packing peanuts (can be dropped off at UPS locations).
Most kinds of paper are accepted, including cardboard, paperboard, magazines, bags, egg cartons, envelopes with windows, etc. Not accepted: paper with plastic coatings (such as photographs for label backing), food waste contamination, or non-tearing envelopes paper, waxed paper, foil backed paper, etc.
|What's Recyclable?||http://www.cityofsacramento.org/utilities/solid-waste-recycling/residential/residential_curbside_items.cfm http://www.cityofsacramento.org/utilities/SolidWaste/media-folder/waste_media/pdf/2009RecyclingGuide.pdf(Comprehensive PDF - 8.1 MB)|
|Service Area Maps||http://www.cityofsacramento.org/utilities/solid-waste-recycling/residential/residential_pickup_day.cfm|
Businesses can use the City of Sacramento’s waste disposal services – see http://www.cityofsacramento.org/utilities/solid-waste-recycling/commercial/waste_commercial.cfm#RecyclingServices_Comm
Sacramento has a waste disposal and recycling resources page with school programs, composting instructions, and more: http://www.cityofsacramento.org/utilities/solid-waste-recycling/residential/go_green.cfm
Sacramento offers hazardous waste recycling (you can’t put it in the trash!):
Other Recycling Facilities: http://www.msa2.saccounty.net/SWA/Pages/default.aspx
Battery and fluorescent bulb drop off and pickup: http://www.cityofsacramento.org/utilities/solid-waste-recycling/residential/residential_battery_and_fluorescent_lamp_recycling.cfm
2812 Meadowview Road
Sacramento, CA 95832
|Last Updated||2011-08-23 13:39:42|
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