School Recycling Program

Recology San Bruno Recycling Cart Recycling is more important today than it has ever been before. In order to keep our communities safe and clean, we all must pitch in to help recycle and reuse as much as possible. We provide a convenient, single stream recycling program which eliminates the need to sort recyclables. This service is free to all customers with their regular garbage collection.

Acceptable Recycling Materials
Only place recyclable materials into your blue container!
Please empty and rinse all food and beverage containers.
All colors of beverage and food containers
  • Beverage bottles (juice, soda)
  • Mayonnaise jars
  • Spaghetti sauce jars

Aluminum & Bi-Metal
  • Aluminum foil (clean)
  • Rinsed food and beverage cans
    (aluminum, steel, and tin)
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Loose lids from jars

Narrow-neck plastic containers marked #1 - #7 and Wide mouth plastics #2 through #5
  • Buckets
  • Detergent and shampoo containers
  • Milk and orange juice jugs
  • Party cups, utensils, straws
  • Water bottles
  • Yogurt, margarine and butter tubs
Most clean and dry household paper:
  • Cardboard (flattened and broken down)
  • Computer, copy and fax paper
  • Envelopes
  • File folders
  • Food boxes (cereal, crackers, remove liners)
  • Glossy paper
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines, catalogs and phone books
  • Newspaper
  • Paper bags
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Paperback & phone books
  • Shredded paper (to help reduce litter, please place shredded paper in paper bags before placing in cart)
  • Soft-cover and hard-cover books

Unacceptable Recycling Materials
Please do not place the following un-recyclable materials into your blue container!
Construction Debris
  • Concrete, rocks, dirt

Electronic / Universal Waste
  • Televisions, computers, cell phones, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, mercury switches
Green Waste
  • Grass, leaves, tree and bush cuttings

Household Hazardous Waste
  • Paints, solvents, cooking oil, motor oil, cleaners, corrosives, fuel tanks - propane tanks

Un-Recyclable Glass, Metal, Paper and Plastic