|MANDATORY COMMERCIAL RECYCLING|
State law now requires all businesses that generate 4 or more cubic yards of waste weekly to recycle.
Recycling may provide opportunities for your business to save money.
Recycling helps conserve resources and extends the life of California's landfills. It also helps create a healthy environment for our community and future generations.
Where do I go for more Information?
For more information you can call (559) 583-8829.
For additional general information about recycling and waste reduction, visit the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery(CalRecycle) at www.calrecycle.ca.gov
Types of material to recycle
Clean, dry mixed paper
Cardboard and chipboard
Plastic and glass bottles and jars
including milk jugs
Metal containers and empty aerosol cans
How to get started
Make sure your business has arranged for recycling services or determine whether your business has chosen to do its own recycling.
Use the list below to help employees learn what items can be recycled.
Separate recyclable items from trash inside your business.
Place your recyclable items in external recycling containers, if available, for collection.
NOTE: Any business or individual may donate, sell and/or otherwise arrange for the pickup of recyclable materials.
Don't put in recycling bin
Clothing, textiles or shoes
Contaminated or wet paper
Ceramics, juice boxes and milk cartons
Film plastic, styrofoam, plastic bags or tires
Hazardous waste - paint, batteries, antifreeze, pesticides, cleaning products, appliances, cell phones, TVs, computer monitors
For information on proper disposal or recycling of these materials, call KWRA at (559) 583-8829
Cal Recycles Web Site :
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