Mountain View Recycling Center | Recology Mountain View
Mountain View Recycling Center

Where to Find Us
  • 935 Terra Bella Avenue
  • Mountain View, CA 94043
  • 650.967.3034
Location Map

 

Our Hours
  • Drop Off Hours
    Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 4 PM
    Saturday: 9 AM – 4 PM
  • Buy Back Hours
    Tuesday – Friday: 12 PM – 4 PM
    Saturday: 9 AM – 4 PM
When visiting the Recycling Center, please adhere to the social distancing guidelines in place for the safety of Recology employees and the public. Face coverings are required for all visitors.

Mountain View Recycling Center CRV Buyback Procedure

  • Facial Coverings and Social Distancing is required.
  • Material must be sorted prior to arrival.
  • All redemptions over $50.00 will be paid out in the form of a check. 


Recycling Drop Off


Buy-Back Center

Additional recyclables accepted at no charge by
Mountain View residents only:

  • Plastic bottles, tubs, jugs & jars
  • Aluminum cans
  • Plastic bottles & tubs #1-7
  • Aseptic (shelf-stable) cartons
  • Paper & cardboard

The following items are also accepted for drop-off by Mountain View residents only:

  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Used cooking oil (in screw-top container or jug)
  • Scrap metal (pots/pans, trays, utensils)
  • Textiles (unusable clothes, sheets, blankets, towels)
  • Usable clothing and shoes for donation
  • Mattresses & box springs

The following items are accepted for drop-off by appointment only. Residents must call Recology Customer Service to schedule a drop-off appointment for the following items:

  • Appliances (no full-size refrigerators, freezers, or air conditioners)
  • Furniture (couches, tables, dressers, etc)
  • Clean wood & lumber (not painted or treated)

The Buy-Back Center is open to the public, and buys materials marked with the following:

  • California Redemption Value
  • CA Redemption Value
  • California Cash Refund
  • CA Cash Refund
  • CA CRV

For more information on materials accepted by the Buy-Back Center, click here!

Electronic Waste & Universal Waste Drop Off

Electronic and universal waste, such as consumer batteries, cell phones, and TVs are prohibited from the trash, recycling, and compost carts because they contain poisonous heavy metals such as lead, mercury, and cadmium that can pollute groundwater and pose harmful effects to public health.

  • Mountain View residents may drop off any e-waste items at no charge.