The benefits of recycling beverage containers are many. It saves energy, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, and conserves natural resources!
Get 5¢ when you recycle beverage containers 24 ounces or less and 10¢ for each container greater. To find a recycling center in your area, visit CalRecycle. For additional recyclers, visit our SmartBusiness Recycling website.
Los Angeles County Departments can request receptacles for beverage recycling containers here.
Your department's Facilities Manager may arrange free collection with the County's sponsored non-profit organization:
Los Angeles Conservation Corps: Karla Ramos at (213) 749-3601 ext. 227 or firstname.lastname@example.org and Carla Alas at (213) 749-3601 ext.218 or email@example.com
San Gabriel Conservation Corps: Danny Oaxaca at (909) 437-4996 or firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Avoid placing cardboard bins near water sources, damaged vents, heat sources, fuel sources, and electrical outlets.
2. Use a bin liner.
3. Replace cardboard bins when damaged by liquid or pests.
FACTS (source calrecycle.ca.gov):