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Serves Sacramento - http://www.cityofsacramento.org/utilities/solid-waste-recycling/residential/residential_curbside_recycling.cfm
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What's in this profile?

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

Plastic #1 - PETEPlastic #2 - HDPEPlastic #3 - VPlastic #4 - LDPEPlastic #5 - PPPlastic #6 - PSPlastic #7 - OtherAluminumCardboardPaperSteelThin Film Plastics - #4

Drop Off Quick Reference

Recyclable Plastics

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).

Recyclable Paper

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
Other Notes

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!):
Sacramento Recycling and Transfer Station, 8491 Fruitridge Rd.
North Area Recovery Station, 4450 Roseville Rd. (916) 875-5555

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

Phone 916-265-5011
Address 2812 Meadowview Road
Sacramento, CA 95832
Last Updated 2011-08-23 13:39:42

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