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Metal
Glass
Paper
Plastic
Film Plastics
Electronic Waste

METAL  Empty and rinse food and product containers.

• Aerosol cans (emply and non-hazardous)
• Aluminum foil, foil trays and pans (clean)
• Aluminum pie pans
• Beverage and soda cans
• Can lids - metal
• Car parts - small (no fluids)
• Doors and screens
• Electrical motors
• Food and soup cans
• Furniture (e.g. chairs, tables)
• Hangers - metal/wire
• Keys
• Lids and caps - metal (e.g. from glass bottles, jars)
• Nuts and bolts
• Paint cans (remove excess paint,
let residue dry)
• Pel food cans
• Pipes
• Plumbing fixtures
• Pots and pans
• Propane/gas tanks (empty, with valve off)
• Scrap metal
• Screws and nails
• Sporting goods - metal
• Tools - metal
• Toys - metal
• Umbrellas - metal
• Utensils - metal

GLASS  Empty and rinse food and product containers.

• Beverage bottles
• Blue glass
• Broken glass
• Dishware - glass
• Food jars
• Windows - uncoated/unlaminated
• Wine bottles

PAPER  Staples and tape are acceptable.

• Aseptic containers* (e.g. juice, soup, soy milk)
• Books - hardback and softback
• Carbonless paper (e.g. receipts)
• Cardboard - unwaxed (flattened)
• Cereal and cracker boxes (remove liners)
• Coffee cups - cardboard (e.g. from coffee shops)
• Colored or construction paper
• Coupons
• Egg cartons - cardboard
• Envelopes (plastic window OK)
• Frozen food packaging - cardboard
• Gift wrap (no metallic/foil)
• Juice boxes and cartons - non-aseptic
• Junk mail
• Magazines and catalogs
• Mailers - cardboard (e.g. FedEx, UPS)
• Newspaper - clean (including inserts)
• Paper bags
• Paper cups and plates - clean, uncoated
• Photographs - photo paper
• Pizza delivery boxes - clean
•Shoe boxes
• Shredded paper (tie in dear plastic bag)
• Telephone books
• Tissue paper (e.g. gift wrap, dry cleaning)
• White office computer paper

PLASTIC Emply and rinse food and product containers.

• Auto parts - plastic (no fluids)
• Baby wipe containers
• Baskets - plastic
• Beverage bottles (e.g. soda, juices, water)
• Bleach and detergent bottles
• Buckets (remove metal handles)
• Coat hangers - plastic
• Coffee cup lids
• Coolers
• Crates - plastic
• Disposable razors
• Flower pots - plastic
• Food containers (e.g. cottage cheese, yogurt)
• Furniture - plastic (e.g. chairs, tables)
• Gloves - rubber (not single-use or latex disposable)
• Hoses (e.g. car, garden, appliance)
• Household cleaner bottles (non-toxic)
• Mouthwash container
• Pet carriers
• Pipe - plastic
• Plastics #1-#7 except Polystyrene/Styrofoam
• Prescription bottles (must be emply)
• Shampoo and conditioner bottles
• Shelving - plastic
• Squeezable bottles (e.g. honey, mayo, ketchup)
• Swimming pools (e.g. rigid, inflatable)
• Take-out food containers - plastic
• Toys - plastic
• Umbrellas - plastic (e.g. patio, beach)

FILM PLASTICS Bundle in a dear plastic bag and knot the top.

• Bread bags
• Bubble wrap
• Cellophane bags (e.g. pasta, salad, cookies)
• Dry cleaning bags
• Frozen food bags or pouches
• Newspaper bags
• Pallet wrap
• Plastic or wax liners (e.g. from food packaging)
• Plastic wraps
• Produce bags
• Shopping bags - plastic
• Shrink wrap

ELECTRONIC WASTE Place these items inside your recyclables container.

• Appliances - small (e.g. coffee maker, toaster)
• Calculators
• Cameras
• Cell phones
• Computer mice
• Cords - tied up (e.g. telephone, computer,  appliance)
• DVRs, VCRs, DVD players
• Fax machines
• Keyboards
• PDAs
• Scanners
• Stereos
• Printers
• Radios
• Telephones

ELECTRONIC WASTE Requires bulky item collection and does NOT go in your container.

• Computer monitor
• Computer tower
• Laptop
• Microwave - large
• Television

 


ROLL-OFF RENTAL
West Valley Collection & Recycling is the exclusive provider of roll-off and debris boxes for the cities of Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno and Saratoga. For concrete, dirt and general debris please call Customer Service at 408.283.9250 to order a debris box. Boxes range from 8 to 40 cubic yards.

Outreach/Site Assessment
West Valley Collection & Recycling coordinators provide recycling presentations and site/service assessments with recommendations on how to increase recycling. Please call Customer Service at 408.283.9250 to request an appointment with the outreach department.

 

 



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