|Richmond residents receive a blue cart for recyclables that is serviced every other week. Reduce your waste by putting all recyclables into the blue cart for collection:
What Goes Into the Blue Cart for Recycling?
- Cardboard (flattened)
- Paper - newspaper, junk mail, envelopes, magazines, catalogs, cereal & shoe boxes, colored & white paper, telephone books, paper bags
- Glass bottles and jars
- Plastic - milk, juice, soda & water bottles, narrow-neck bottles
- Metal - aluminum, steel, tin cans, empty aerosol cans, aluminum foil & pans
Please place the blue cart next to the curb the night before or on the morning of collection by 6:00AM. Empty carts should be placed out of public view by 7:00PM the same day.
Questions about Your Service
For questions about your service, contact Richmond Sanitary Service at (510) 262-7100.
Download the Recycling Guide