Recycling Guide

Arcata Curbside Recycling Collection

Weekly curbside recycling collection now comes with all residential service levels of garbage and recycling service. For more information:

  • Arcata Curbside Recycling Guidelines
  • Live in an apartment complex? If your apartment complex has 5 or more units, state law requires that your landlord provide recycling.  Click here for apartment recycling guidelines.

Arcata Resource and Recovery Center

At no fee recycle: glass, newspaper, aluminum and bimetal cans, cardboard, chip-board, white office paper, colored paper and junk mail, #1 through #7 plastic containers, magazines, clear plastic film,  scrap tin, e-waste (electronics) and appliances (there is a fee for appliances with freon).  Arcata Resource and Recovery Center also buys scrap metal.  It is also a California Redemption Buy Back Center. There is a fee to: recycle used motor oil, appliances with freon (refrigerators, freezers, etc.), and confidential shredding at the Arcata Resource and Recovery Center . It is located at 1445 10th Street in Arcata. It is open:

Wednesday through Sunday 9:00 a.m. TO 4:00 p.m.

For more information call 822-5156.

Eureka Recycling Center

Recycle glass, newspaper, aluminum and bimetal cans, cardboard, chip-board, white office paper, colored paper and junk mail, #1 through #7 plastic containers, magazines, used motor oil, used antifreeze, household batteries, and e-waste at the Eureka Recycling Center (Click this link to see a Google map of its location). It is located at 1059 W. Hawthorne Street in Eureka. It is open 7 days a week:

Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information call 268-8020. 

Arcata Resident's, Getting Ready to Move?

Use our handy move out guide, Moving Don't Dump and Run, to find ways to recycle, reuse, sell and donate items that you no longer want.  Be kind to the earth as well as yourself when you move.

 

Contractors and "Do-It-Yourselfers" Be Earthfriendly, Pocketbook Friendly

use the Construction and Demolition Recycling Guide to divert waste from your construction or demolition project and save money as well as help the environment. 

You can now recycle unwanted carpeting.  This handy guide, How to Guide for Post Consumer Carpet Recycling in Humboldt County, from Humboldt Waste Management Authority has information on how to do it.

Here are other ways to reduce the amount of paper in your home.

 

Click here to a link to www.stopjunkmail.org

www.yellowpagesoptout.com