Community Recycling Day
Do's and Don'ts:
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE- Stanislaus County Department of Environmental Resources will be on location to collect your household hazardous waste (15 gallons/125 pound limits). This includes the following items:
(5 gallons or less)
The following items CANNOT be accepted as household hazardous waste: empty containers, business waste, out-of-county waste, commercial AG chemicals, asbestos, radioactive materials, welding equipment, explosives, ammunition, dried paint containers and no bulbs of any kind.
Be safe with your waste: Label all materials. Do not mix materials. Keep all waste in original containers with lids on tight. If a container is leaking, place in a sturdy plastic bag or bucket and label it. Transport waste in the rear of your truck or trunk of your car. Don’t leave your car with waste sitting in the sun and don’t leave it packed overnight.
ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING- City of Patterson Staff will be on location to collect your used car and truck tires.
the Greater Valley Conservation Corps will be on site to collect your electronic waste. Essentially, items that run on batteries or plug into the wall. This includes, but is not limited to:
The following items CANNOT be accepted as electronic waste: Refrigerators, ovens, dishwashers, floor model copy machines and no bulbs of any kind.
WASTE TIRE RECYCLING- City of Patterson Staff will be on location to collect your used car and truck tires.
This program is provided through a grant from CalRecycle.
MATTRESS COLLECTION- City of Patterson staff will be on site to collect your used mattresses. There is a 6 mattress/box spring maximum per household.
We are unable to accept:
- Severely damaged, wet, twisted, frozen or soiled mattresses or box springs
- Items infested with bed bugs
- Mattress pads or toppers
- Sleeping bags
- Car beds
- Futons and furniture
- Juvenile products such as carriages, baskets, bassinets, dressing tables, strollers, and playpens or their pads
- Infant carriers, lounge pads, or crib bumpers
- Water beds or camping-style air mattresses
- Fold-out sofa beds
PAPER SHREDDING- Stericyle will be in location to collect and destroy your paper documents. They will provide the following:
- On-site secure document destruction
- 3 banker box maximum
- All paper will be recycled
The following items CANNOT be accepted:
- No businesses
- No binders (Staples, paper clips and rubber bands accepted)