Recycling right is something you can do every day that’s easy and great for the environment and economy. Explore the resources below to learn how to start recycling right in San José today.
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You are likely familiar with the three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. How about the other two: Refuse and Rot? Use the five R’s to reduce waste, simplify your life, and lessen your impact on the environment. Visit our waste reduction page to learn more about the five R’s.
In San José, residential garbage goes to a facility where organic material is separated from other waste and composted. To make sure your items like food scraps are being composted and kept out of the landfill, place them in your garbage cart. Learn more about what happens to your waste at on our what happens to your recycling and garbage page.
Want to compost at home? Learn more about how you can start on our home composting page.
Learn more about how you can recycle right by watching the videos in our Recycle Right YouTube playlist.
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