Disposing of Recyclable Solid Waste

Preparing Your Recyclables

The composting, landfill and recycling center is open Thursday through Monday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed on holidays. You can reach us at 209-966-5165.

Clean and dry recyclables must be separated by category:

  • Aluminum cans
  • Batteries - Car batteries, household batteries
  • Cardboard - Break down, remove styrofoam, etc.
  • Chipboard, including materials such as:
    • Cereal boxes
    • Shoe boxes
    • Soap boxes
    • Toothpaste boxes
  • Glass - color and clear (separate)
  • Metal cans
  • Oil and used motor oil (16 cents per gallon for oil recycling, anytime)
  • Paper, including:
    • Computer paper
    • Magazines
    • Newspapers
    • Office paper
    • Paper bags
    • Telephone books
  • Plastics, including: 
    • Soda and water bottles
    • Milk jugs
    • Plastic containers, (detergent, yogurt, bottles and jars, all colors, etc.)

Note: Styrofoam is not accepted at county recycling centers.

Fee Recyclable Materi als

  • Appliances
  • Electronic items
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Refrigerators
  • Scrap metal
  • Tires