What Goes Where Toolkit

Knowing what materials can go into your recycle bin and how they should be prepared can be confusing.

This toolkit page gives you tools you need to know what materials can be recycled (lists of accepted materials, flyers, interactive games and how-to videos).

Our intent is to continue to add helpful items to the toolkit as they become available. If you have an idea for a useful tool we should add to this page, please let us know!

Select the appropriate link below to go directly to the section created to fit your needs.

Who are you?

Resident in a Single-Family Home
Resident in a Multi-Unit Complex
Business
School
Event Coordinator


I am a Resident in a Single-Family Home

 

What Goes Where Flyer
  • Recycling flyer with pictures of basic items that go in your recycling cart.
  • Landfill flyer with pictures of basic items that go in your garbage can/cart.

What Goes Where Lists
  • Full list of items accepted in your recycling and yard trimmings carts.
  • Short list of items accepted in your recycling cart.

Sorting Game

How-To Videos

If this section hasn’t been able to answer your questions, you can check our FAQ’s page or contact us.

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I am a Resident in a Multi-Unit Complex 


Recycling Flyers

  • Recycling flyer with pictures of basic items that go in your recycling cart or bin.
  • Compostables flyer with pictures of basic items that go in your compostables cart or bin.
  • Landfill flyer with pictures of basic items that go in your garbage cart or bin.


What Goes Where Lists

  • Full list of items accepted in your recycling and compostables cart or bin.
  • Short list of items accepted in your recycling cart or bin.


Sorting Game


How-To Videos

If this section hasn’t been able to answer your questions, you can check our FAQ’s page or contact us.

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I am a Business

GreenWaste Environmental Outreach Coordinators
If you need assistance starting a program or keeping one going, GreenWaste Environmental Outreach Coordinators will assist you, at no additional cost.

Assistance includes:

  • Establishing service levels, conducting site visits and waste audits
  • Planning for special events
  • Education: on-site training and meetings, posters and stickers, processing facility tours

For assistance, contact GreenWaste Customer Service at (650) 493-4894.


What Goes Where Flyers

  • Recycling flyer with pictures of basic items that go in your recycling cart or bin.
  • Compostables flyer with pictures of basic items that go in your compostables cart or bin.
  • Landfill flyer with pictures of basic items that go in your garbage cart or bin.


What Goes Where
Lists

  • Full list of items accepted in your recycling and compostables cart or bin. 
  • Short list of items accepted in your recycling cart or bin.


Sorting Game

 
How-To Videos

 
If this section hasn’t been able to answer your questions, you can check our FAQ's page or contact us.
 

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I am a School

GreenWaste Environmental Outreach Coordinators
If you need assistance starting a program or keeping one going, GreenWaste Environmental Outreach Coordinators will assist you, at no additional cost.

Assistance includes:

  • Establishing service levels, conducting site visits and waste audits
  • Planning for special events
  • Education: on-site training and meetings, posters and stickers, processing facility tours

For assistance, contact GreenWaste Customer Service at (650) 493-4894.


What Goes Where Flyers

  • Recycling flyer with pictures of basic items that go in your recycling cart or bin.
  • Compostables flyer with pictures of basic items that go in your compostables cart or bin.


What Goes Where List

  • Full list of items accepted in your recycling and compostables cart or bin. 


Sorting Game


How-To Videos

 
If this section hasn’t been able to answer your questions, you can check our FAQ's page or contact us
 

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014