- Public Works
- Solid Waste & Recycling
- Business Information
- What & How Businesses Can Recycle
What & How Businesses Can Recycle
The following materials can be brought to the Mariposa County Landfill and Recycling Centre for recycling at no charge. Please sort prior to coming to the facility. All materials must be clean and dry.
Businesses who bring their recyclables to a County transfer station do not have to sort their recyclables. (Find information about locations and hours)
- Mixed Paper
Office paper, newspaper, magazines, manila folders, paper bags, shredded paper, catalogs, calendars
No: plastic or wax coated paper, tissues, paper towels
- Glass Bottles and Jars ( Rinsed and dried)
No: Window or auto glass, drinking glasses, light bulbs, ceramics, eye glasses, picture glass, mirrors, knick-knacks, lead crystal or glass other than bottles and jars.
- Number 1 Plastic (PETE)
Water bottles, any food, personal product or household cleaner containers labeled Number 1. Rinse. Caps okay.
Put Number 1 black microwave trays in Number 3-7 bin.
- Number 2 Plastic (HDPE)
Any food, personal product or household cleaner containers labeled Number 2. Rinse. Lids okay.
No: Tarps, motor oil containers, plastic bags
- Number 3-7 Plastic
Any food, personal product or household cleaner containers labeled with a Number 3 through Number 7. Also black plastic microwave dishes labeled Number 1. Rinse. Lids OK.
No: Styrofoam, food-contaminated items, tarps, toys, unnumbered plastic, plastic bags, chairs, swimming pools or other large items
- Cardboard and Chipboard
Corrugated cardboard, such as cartons, and chipboard items such as mailing and toilet tissue tubes, cookie and cracker boxes, egg cartons
No: Plastic lined or waxed materials, such as milk cartons and juice boxes, or food contaminated materials
- Metal and Aluminum
Cans (rinsed), coat hangers, empty propane tanks, bottle caps, empty aerosol cans, clean aluminum foil. Tell attendant if you have large items that should go in the scrap metal pile.
- Clean, Usable Clothing, Shoes, Blankets, Linens
- Vehicle Batteries