What Can We Recycle?
Use the blue carts in San Francisco to recycle:
- All paper products:
- Glass bottles and jars:
- Metal cans:
- Aluminum products:
- All plastic bottles and jugs:
- All hard plastics:
Old homework, cereal boxes, junk mail, phone books, magazines, wrapping paper, paper bags, newspapers, copy paper
Food jars and drink bottles
Soup cans, pet food cans, empty paint cans, empty aerosol (spray) cans, Band-aid cans
Soda cans, aluminum foil, and pie tins.
Milk and juice jugs, water bottles, soda bottles, vitamin bottles, bubble bath and shampoo bottles
Yogurt and salsa tubs, straws, plastic utensils, plastic toys, plastic cups, coffee cup lids. **Plastic wrap, Styrofoam, and plastic bags cannot be recycled in the blue cart.
To recycle these items below, you’ll need to take them to a special drop-off location, or arrange for a special pick-up at your home: www.sfrecycling.com/sfhhw/index.php?t=d
- Cell phones
- Motor oil
- Fluorescent light bulbs