What Goes Where Toolkit

Knowing what materials can go into your recycle and compost containers can be confusing.

This page gives you tools you need to know what materials can be recycled and composted.

Our intent is to continue to add helpful items to this page 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
Business
School
Event Coordinator


I am a Resident

What Goes Where Tools

Compost Flyer

 Program Brochure

Detailed List 


(Video) What Goes In My Green Cart?

(Video) Food Composting

 

Recycle Flyer

Short List

Detailed List

 

(Video) What Goes In My Blue Cart?

(Video) Should I rinse recyclables?

(Video) Recycling plastics

(Video) Recycling Film Plastics

Landfill Flyer 

Detailed List

 

(Video) Multiple
Materials Products



Sorting Game

 Coming soon- Play our fun online game to figure out What Goes Where!

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 Tools

Compost Flyer

Detailed List

 

(Video) What Goes In My Green Cart?

(Video) Food Composting

 

Recycle Flyer

Short List

Detailed List

 
 

(Video) What Goes In My Blue Cart?

(Video) Should I rinse recyclables?

(Video) Recycling plastics

(Video) Recycling Film Plastics

Landfill Flyer

Detailed List

 
 

(Video) Multiple
Materials Products

 
Sorting Game

 

 Coming soon- Play our fun online game to figure out What Goes Where!

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 Tools


Compost flyer


Detailed List

 

 

 

 

 

 

 (Video) What Goes In My Green Cart?

(Video) Food Composting

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

Recycle flyer

Short List

Detailed List

 
 

 

 

 

 (Video) What Goes In My Blue Cart?               

(Video) Should I rinse recyclables?

(Video) Recycling plastics 

(Video) Recycling Film Plastics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Landfill Flyer

Detailed List

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Video)  Multiple
Materials Products

 

 


 
Sorting Game

 Coming soon- Play our fun online game to figure out What Goes Where!

 

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: Jul 7, 2015