What Goes Where Tools
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.
GreenWaste of Palo Alto can provide you with posters, stickers, and guides or you can download them here. Contact GreenWaste at firstname.lastname@example.org or (650) 493-4894.
| Sign-Maker Tool - Make your own custom signs
|Paper Towel Sign|
|Recycle, Compost, Landfill Stickers - contact GreenWaste of Palo Alto to get stickers.|
| What Goes Where Sorting Guide - a short list of what goes in your blue, green, and black containers.
|Detailed Materials Guide - a detailed list of what goes in your blue, green, and black containers.|
|Single-Family Residential Services Guide|
|Multi-Family Residential Services Guide|
|Commercial Services Guide|
|Waste Sorting In Palo Alto Schools - while this video was made for schools, the information works for everyone in Palo Alto|
|Waste Sorting In Palo Alto Businesses- a Palo Alto business gets a visitor from the future in this fun What Goes Where sorting video.|
|What goes in my green cart?|
|What goes in my blue cart?|
|Should I rinse recyclables?|
|Recycling Plastics - What is accepted?|
|Recycling Film Plastics|
|Products made from multiple materials|
Play our fun online game to figure out What Goes Where!
Recycling and composting is required in Palo Alto. If you need assistance starting or improving your recycling and/or composting program, contact:
GreenWaste of Palo Alto
GreenWaste will help you:
- Establish service levels, conduct site visits and waste audits
- Provide on-site training, posters, stickers, and other materials
- Plan for special events
For more information about the Recycling and Composting Ordinance and tips from other Palo Alto businesses for recycling and composting success, visit our Recycling and Composting Ordinance webpage.
|Container vendor list - A list of vendors that sell recycle and compost containers|
|Zero Waste Facilitators - Zero Waste Facilitators can aid in back-of-house sorting of materials.|