What Goes in Recycling?

recycling mix

Recycling is simple once you know what goes where. Place dry paper and cardboard, rigid plastic containers, glass bottles and jars, and metal in the blue recycling cart.

What Goes in Recycling?

What Goes in Organics?

Vegetable peelings for organic cart

Let’s work to keep organics out of the landfill.  Organics includes food, yard trimmings, untreated wood, paper products, and printing and writing paper.

What Goes in Organics?

Important Numbers

(510) 276-4700 Oro Loma Sanitary District Office 24/7 Emergency Response

(510) 613-8710 Waste Management of Alameda County

(877) STOPWASTE Alameda County Recycling Hotline

(800) 606-6606 Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste

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