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What can I recycle? 
May contain: recycling symbol and symbol
  • Paper
  • Metal Cans (clean)
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Plastic Containers
  • Cardboard (clean)
  • Glass Bottles & Jars
  • Green Waste
  • Catalogs
  • Junk Mail
  • Plastic #1 - #7
  • Cereal Boxes
  • Aluminum Foil (clean)
Non-Recyclables 
May contain: symbol, recycling symbol, dynamite, weapon, bomb, and weaponry
  • Ceramics
  • Broken Glass
  • Contaminated/Wet Paper
  • Rubber Tires
  • Plastic Bags
  • Coated Cartons
  • Food Waste
  • Hazardous Waste
  • E-Waste
  • Appliances
  • Foam Containers
  • Foam Packaging

Recyclables Drop-Off Location

Drop all of your recyclables off daily.

Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm at

9828 Buckwheat Road

Phelan, CA 92371

California's Residential Requirements for Solid Waste 

Solid Waste and Recycling Regulations - Assembly Bill 939 Integrated Waste Management Act
In 1989, Assembly Bill 939, known as the Integrated Waste Management Act, was passed due to the increase in the waste stream and the decrease in landfill capacity. As a result, the California Integrated Waste Management Board was established, and then the name changed to California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery or CalRecycle. The mandated responsibility of this department is to reduce waste, promote management of all waste materials to their highest best use, and to protect public health and the environment. To meet these responsibilities, the state legislature has given CalRecycle enforcement authority in local government waste diversion. 

Implementation and Compliance

In order to protect the public health, safety and well-being, and for compliance with State Regulations, the District amended its franchise agreement with CR&R, and is in the process of implementing uniform collection of trash, recycling, and compostable materials.

May contain: person, man, adult, male, handbag, bag, accessories, wheel, machine, car, vehicle, transportation, pants, clothing, shoe, and footwear

Collection Requirements

Single-Family Home Residents and Multifamily Complexes of Less that Five Units

  • Residents are required to subscribe to and participate in their jurisdiction's organics curbside collection services.
  • Residents are required to properly sort their organic waste into the correct containers.
  • Some jurisdictions will allow residents to self-haul their organic waste. If this is the case, the jurisdiction will provide information about the requirements for self-hauling.
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