Items that go in the recycling bin are screened and sorted to be sold as material for new products. So every time you sort properly you are giving another chance to resources to be reused.

Featured items

Cereal Boxes
Glass Jars
Junk Mail, Phone Books, & Envelopes
Metal Cans
Newspaper & Magazines
Paper Bags

Want to be quickly up to speed about recyling in Berkeley?

Discover our recycling guidelines

All items

Aluminum Cans
Aluminum Containers & Trays
Aluminum Foil
Cardboard Tubes
Cast Iron Pipes
Cereal Boxes
Egg Cartons
Glass Bottles
Glass Jars
Jar Lids

Test Your Recycling Knowledge

From easy to hard

Start Quiz