Back to Top


A common question, even for experienced recyclers, is “can this be recycled?” Materials usually are either “dry” and recyclable, or “wet” and compostable.  This section provides information about various materials, tips for recycling and reuse, and locations of organizations that will accept various materials.

Keep in mind that most materials have some immediate value — bottles and cans alone can yield a lot of cash for school programs and more.

If you want to know more about the issues involved with recycling various materials, consider visiting CalRecycle’s web site, which contains information on many materials.