What can I recycle?
Many materials these days are able to be recycled. A simple guideline to follow is:
California Refund Value (CRV) program
The California Refund Value (CRV) program was designed to encourage recycling by providing a cash refund value for all materials that are returned to recycling center such as ours. An official CRV message is on many beverage containers. Thsi message may incude "California Redemption Value", "CA Redemption Value", "California Cash Refund", "CA Cash Refund", or "CA CRV".
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It's important to properly dispose of your old appliances because they contain materials that are hazardous to the Earth and human health. Recycling your appliance:
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Electronic Waste (E-Waste)
Electronics waste or "E-waste" is the outdated and obsolete electronics that you no longer want, and it's a waste stream that's growing fast. Many electronics, especially TVs and computers, contain toxic materials such as lead, cadmium and mercury. Reusing and recycling electronics keeps these toxic materials out of our landfills and also recovers valuable resources.
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Recycling your scrap metal is important to our economy and environment. Did you know that in 2009, the United States recycled 58 million metric tons of metal? Or that over 600 steel or aluminum cans are recycled every second? A lot of that recycled metal went into the manufacture of new products and not in our landfills.
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Card Board and Paper Free Drop Off for all your Card Board and Paper!
More and more Americans are recycling paper. In 2007, more than 54.3 million tons of paper were recovered for recycling in this country. That's about 56% of the paper we used, or about 360 pounds for every man, woman, and child.
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