Recycling Guide

Recycle the items below for free at the Public Recycling Center. Items must be separated by material.

  • Paper of any kind — cardboard, newspaper and mixed paper

  • Glass — Bottles and jars of all colors

  • Metals — Aluminum, tin and steel cans

  • Plastic Containers #1 – #7

  • E-Waste — Up to 4 Electronics per day per household. Items allowed are Computers, TVs, cell phones, laptops, VCR’s, desk top copiers and CPU’s. All  other consumer electronics are not accepted. San Benito residents only.

  • Mattresses and box springs — Up to 5 mattresses and/or box springs per household per day. Proof of address required (driver’s license or utility invoice and ID). San Benito County residents only; businesses will be turned away.

  • Used motor oil and filters- Up to 5 gallons of motor oil and 3 filters per household per day. Proof of address required (driver’s license or utility invoice and ID). San Benito County residents only; businesses will be turned away.

  • No Styrofoam

  • No Plastic bags

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Public Recycling Center Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm
Saturday – Sunday 9am – 3pm

Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas