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Recology accepts holiday trees for recycling! Flocked trees (sprayed with artificial snow) are not accepted. Remove all decorations, tinsel, and tree stands. Cut your tree into three-foot sections. Place small branches/pieces inside the cart. Place your organics cart at the curb alongside your tree.
Starting January 1, 2024, California’s Beverage Container Recycling Program adds new beverages and new containers. Certified Recycling Centers must accept all CRV containers, even though some new additions may not have CRV labels until July 1, 2025. Check out the new beverages and containers added to the program.
Landfills, the third-largest source of methane emissions globally, significantly contribute to the climate crisis. While the waste management industry traditionally relies heavily on landfills, an alternative approach that focuses on resource recovery—diverting material from landfills for recycling into new products or returning to the earth—is paramount in methane reduction. Reuters, Dec. 12, 2023.
Electronic waste, such as fluorescent tubes and consumer batteries, are prohibited from the trash. Drop off e-waste at the Sunnyvale SMaRT Station or the Mountain View Recycling Center.
Residents may exchange a cleanup appointment for a voucher to haul items directly to the SMaRT Station at no charge.