• Acid
  • Acoustic Ceiling Tile
  • Adhesives
  • glue
  • bond
  • Aerosol Spray Cans
  • hair spray
  • spray paint
  • lysol
  • disinfectant
  • WD-40
  • bug spray
  • raid
  • Air Conditioner
  • AC
  • A.C.
  • Air Purifiers
  • Aluminum Cans (CRV)
  • California redemption value
  • soda can
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Aluminum Foil Pans
  • Aluminum Scrap
  • Ammunition
  • Amplifier
  • Antifreeze/Coolant
  • radiator fluid
  • Aquarium
  • tank
  • fish tank
  • terrarium
  • Arm Slings
  • Arts and Crafts
  • mache
  • glitter
  • markers
  • crayons
  • glue
  • pencils
  • paper
  • pipe cleaners
  • scrap paper
  • string
  • ribbon
  • Asbestos
  • Asphalt
  • Automotive Parts
  • Baby Stroller
  • carriage
  • Bamboo
  • Bathroom Fixtures
  • faucet
  • Bathtub
  • BBQ/Grill
  • Bed Frames
  • Bedding
  • Bicycle
  • Bike
  • Bicycle Inner Tubes
  • bike inner tubes
  • bike tire
  • bicycle tire
  • Bicycle Parts
  • bike parts
  • Bicycle Tires
  • bike tires
  • Bin Cleaning Service
  • Binders
  • Binoculars
  • Blenders
  • sodastream
  • Boat
  • Books
  • Bottle Cap
  • Box Spring
  • bed
  • Brake Fluid
  • Branches
  • Bread Clips
  • Brick/Masonry
  • Broken Glass
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Bulky Item Collection
  • Cabinets
  • cupboard
  • pantry
  • Calculator
  • Camera Film
  • Cameras
  • Car Batteries
  • Car Seat
  • baby
  • seat
  • car
  • booster
  • carrier
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet
  • rug
  • Cars
  • Cartons
  • Cassette Player
  • tape player
  • 8 track player
  • Cast Boots
  • Catalytic Converter
  • CD/DVD
  • disk
  • CD/DVD Cases
  • CD/DVD Players
  • Cell Phones
  • cell
  • Cement Mixer
  • Ceramic
  • Chain (Metal)
  • Chain
  • chain
  • Chains
  • chains
  • Chainsaw
  • Chipping Events
  • Christmas Lights
  • hanging lights
  • string lights
  • Christmas Tree
  • Clamshell
  • to go food
  • to-go food
  • carry out
  • single use
  • container
  • Clawfoot Bathtub
  • Clock
  • Clothes Hangers (Metal)
  • Clothes Hangers (Plastic)
  • Clothes/Clothing/Fabric
  • textiles
  • shirts
  • pants
  • dresses
  • skirts
  • shoes
  • belts
  • pillow cases
  • blankets
  • sheets
  • towels
  • rags
  • socks
  • underwear
  • Clothing Iron
  • Coffee Grounds
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Mugs
  • Coffee Sleeves
  • Commercial Recycling Collection
  • Compost (Drop-off)
  • Compost (Pick-up)
  • Composting Bin Rebates
  • Composting Workshops
  • Computer Tower
  • Concrete
  • cement
  • Cooking Oil
  • oil
  • Cooking Oil Haulers
  • Copper/Brass
  • Copy Machine
  • copier
  • Copy Paper
  • Cords
  • cable
  • wire
  • extension
  • Crutches
  • Curbside Recycling Programs
  • pickup
  • blue bin
  • Dead Animal Removal
  • Deconstruction Services
  • repurpose
  • remodel
  • Degreasers
  • Desk Chair
  • Desktop Computer Monitor
  • Diapers (Unused/New)
  • Diesel
  • gasoline
  • Dirt
  • Dishwasher
  • Disinfectants
  • hand sanitizer
  • Doors
  • Dry Wood
  • Dryer
  • Drywall
  • Dumpster Rental
  • Egg Carton
  • Electric Generator
  • Electronic Ballasts
  • Electronic Cigarette
  • vape
  • e-cig
  • Electronic Toothbrush
  • Electronic Waste
  • e-waste
  • ewaste
  • e waste
  • Electronic Waste Collection Events
  • Electronic Waste Pick Up
  • Empty Aerosol Spray Cans
  • hair spray
  • spray paint
  • lysol
  • disinfectant
  • WD-40
  • bug spray
  • raid
  • Empty Motor Oil Containers
  • Empty Paint Cans
  • Empty Propane Tanks (without valve)
  • Energy Efficiency Rebates
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Erosion Control
  • fire
  • prevention
  • Eyeglasses
  • Fans
  • Farmers Markets
  • flee
  • market
  • swap
  • Fax Machine
  • Fertilizer
  • Fiberglass
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Retardant Chemicals
  • Fishing Line
  • Flares
  • Floppy Disks
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • CFL
  • Fluorescent Light Tubes
  • Food (Non-perishable)
  • food
  • fo
  • foo
  • Food(non-perishable)
  • food(
  • food (
  • Food (Perishable)
  • foo
  • food
  • fo
  • Foreign Money
  • Formal Dress
  • Free Needles/Sharps Container
  • Free Oil Recycling Drain Pans
  • Freezer
  • Frozen Food Boxes
  • Fungicides
  • Furniture
  • table
  • chair
  • upholstery
  • desk
  • couch
  • sofa
  • loveseat
  • shelf
  • coffee table
  • Armour
  • dresser
  • chest
  • tv stand
  • entertainment stand
  • entertainment center
  • pantry
  • cupboard
  • Game Console
  • x-box
  • play station
  • game cube
  • sega
  • wii
  • Nintendo
  • Garage Doors
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gasoline
  • fuel
  • Gift Bag
  • Gift Boxes
  • Gift Wrap
  • Glass Bottles (CRV)
  • Glass Jars
  • Glassware
  • drinking
  • glasses
  • wine
  • rocks
  • champagne
  • Gleaners
  • Golf Clubs
  • GPS Console
  • Graduation Gowns
  • Grass Clippings
  • Grease
  • Green Waste/Yard Trimmings
  • Gym Equipment
  • Hair Clippers
  • trimmer
  • shaver
  • hair cut
  • Hair Curler
  • Hair Dryer
  • blow dryer
  • Hair Dye
  • Hair Straightener
  • flat iron
  • Halogen Light Bulbs
  • neon light
  • Hard Drive Destruction
  • Hazardous Waste Haulers
  • Headphones
  • ear buds
  • Hearing Aids
  • Helium Tank
  • Herbicide/Garden Chemicals
  • round up
  • miracle grow
  • ortho
  • weed killer
  • grass killer
  • Horse Manure
  • Hose
  • Hot Tub
  • jacuzzi
  • spa
  • Household Batteries
  • Household Cleaners
  • cleaning supplies
  • bleach
  • windex
  • lysol
  • pine sol
  • grout
  • 409
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • hhw
  • Household Hazardous Waste Pick Up
  • Housing Complaints
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Plant
  • succulent
  • Ice/Gel Packs
  • Incandescent Light Bulbs
  • Injured Animal Rescue
  • Inkjet Cartridges
  • Insecticides/Bug Spray
  • spectraside
  • ortho
  • round up
  • bioadvanced
  • killer
  • Insulation
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iPod
  • Jeans/Denim
  • Jewelry
  • ear rings
  • earrings
  • ring
  • necklace
  • bracelet
  • broach
  • Junk Haulers
  • Junk Mail
  • K-cups
  • Karaoke Machine
  • Kerosene
  • Key Board
  • Keys
  • Knife
  • Laboratory Equipment
  • Landfill/Dump
  • Laptop
  • Lawn Sprinklers
  • Lawnmowers
  • Lead
  • Leather Accessories
  • LED Lights
  • Lighter Fluid
  • butane
  • sterno
  • Lighting Fixtures
  • lamp
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • Lubricant
  • Luggage
  • suitcase
  • bag
  • Lumber
  • Magazines
  • Marine Batteries
  • Mascara Wands
  • Mattress
  • bed
  • Medical Electronic Waste
  • c-pap
  • Medications/Prescription Drugs
  • pills
  • Mercury
  • Metal Pipe/Wire
  • Metal Recycling Haulers
  • Metal Scrap
  • Microwave
  • Mini Fridge
  • Mirror without Frame
  • mirror
  • Mixed Construction (C&D) Debris
  • Mobile Homes
  • trailer
  • camper
  • Mobility Scooters/Powerchairs
  • Mold
  • Motor Oil Haulers
  • Motor Oil mixed with Liquid
  • contaminated
  • water
  • Motorcycle Batteries
  • Musical Instruments
  • guitar
  • violin
  • base
  • drums
  • microphone
  • harmonica
  • flute
  • saxaphone
  • chello
  • piano
  • Nail Polish
  • Nail Polish Remover
  • Acetone
  • Needles/Sharps
  • syringes
  • syringe
  • razor
  • blade
  • knife
  • Neon Signs
  • Newspaper
  • Oil Filters
  • Organics (food scraps and food-soiled paper)
  • food
  • scraps
  • paper
  • Outdoor Gear Rentals
  • Oven
  • Oxygen Tanks
  • Paddleboard
  • Paint
  • Paint Stripper
  • Paint Thinner
  • Painted/Treated Wood
  • Paktech
  • Pantyhose
  • Paper Bags
  • Paper Cups
  • Paper Recycling Haulers
  • Paper Shredder
  • Paper Shredding Services
  • Patio Furniture
  • chair
  • table
  • lounge
  • Patio Heater
  • PCBs
  • Pedometers
  • step counter
  • Perfume
  • body spray
  • cologne
  • eau de toilette
  • Personal Hygiene Products/Toiletries
  • deodorant
  • soap
  • shampoo
  • conditioner
  • toilet paper
  • diapers
  • tampons
  • pads
  • baby wipes
  • razors
  • lotion
  • cue tips
  • cotton balls
  • makeup
  • mascara
  • lipstick
  • eye liner
  • beauty
  • cosmetics
  • pumps
  • Pesticides
  • spectracide
  • round up
  • ortho
  • killer
  • bait
  • gopher
  • wondercide
  • Pet Food
  • dog
  • cat
  • gerbil
  • horse
  • bird
  • animal
  • feed
  • Petromat
  • Phone books
  • Photographic Chemicals
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Plant Pots
  • Plastic Bags and Film
  • Plastic Bottles (CRV)
  • water bottle
  • soda bottle
  • Plastic Lids
  • Plastic Recycling Haulers
  • Plastic Toys
  • barbie
  • doll
  • lego
  • Plastics #1 PET (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #2 HDPE (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #3 PVC (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #4 LDPE (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #5 PP (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #6 Polystyrene Blocks (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #6 Polystyrene Peanuts (Not CRV)
  • packing peanuts
  • packing
  • peanuts
  • styrofoam
  • Plastics #6 Styrofoam (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #7 Other (Not CRV)
  • Plate Glass
  • pieces
  • broken
  • mirror
  • Poison
  • Pool Chemicals
  • chlorine
  • oxidizer
  • ph
  • Pool Table
  • Pot and pans
  • Pots and Pans
  • skillets
  • griddle
  • Power Strips
  • power cord
  • cord
  • extension cord
  • Power Tools
  • saw
  • drill
  • compressor
  • sander
  • gun
  • nail gun
  • chainsaw
  • leaf blower
  • grinder
  • hammer
  • Power Washer
  • Pressure Cooker
  • Printers
  • Projector
  • Propane Cylinder (Small)
  • Propane Tanks
  • Pumpkins
  • PVC Pipe
  • Pyrex
  • R.V.'s
  • Radiator
  • Radio/Stereo
  • Railroad Ties
  • Rain Barrel Rebates
  • Range Hood
  • Razor Blades
  • Rebar
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Record Player
  • turn table
  • Recycle
  • Recycling Info/Flyers Requested
  • Refill Stores
  • bulk stores
  • Refrigerator
  • Remotes
  • control
  • Repair Workshops
  • fix-it
  • Report Abandoned Hazardous Waste
  • Report Illegal Dumping
  • Report Stormwater Complaint
  • flooding
  • drain
  • road
  • Report Water Waste
  • Request Stormwater Information
  • Rock
  • Roof Shingles
  • tiles
  • slates
  • Roofing Tar
  • Root Ball
  • Rope
  • Rust Remover
  • Sand
  • Sandbags
  • Satellite Dish
  • Scanners
  • Scooter Batteries
  • Sealant/Caulking
  • Sewing Machine
  • Sharpening Services
  • Shoes
  • Shower
  • Shower Door
  • Shredded Paper
  • Single-use Cups
  • Sink
  • Six-Pack Rings
  • Skateboard
  • Skis
  • Sliding Door
  • Small Tires
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Snack wrappers
  • candy wrappers
  • plastic wrappers
  • Snowboard
  • Solar Panels
  • Solvents
  • Speaker
  • Stained Glass
  • Stamps
  • Stationary Bicycle
  • Steel Cans
  • Steel Lids
  • Steel/Iron
  • Stove
  • Stucco
  • Stuffed Animals
  • Sunglasses
  • Surfboard
  • Swap Meet
  • Tablet
  • Tanning Bed
  • Tarp
  • Telephone Poles
  • Telephones
  • Television
  • tv
  • t.v.
  • Temporary Recycling/Trash Bin Service for Events
  • Textbooks
  • Thermometer
  • Thermostat
  • Thrift Stores
  • Tile
  • Tin Cans
  • Tire Collection Events
  • Tires
  • Toaster
  • Toilets
  • Toner Cartridges
  • Tool Lending Library
  • Tools
  • pliers
  • driver
  • hammer
  • wrench
  • saw
  • drill
  • screw
  • Tractor Tires
  • Transfer Stations
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Trash Collection/Waste Hauler
  • Trash Compactor
  • Tree Stumps
  • Trees
  • Trophies
  • Trucks
  • Turpentine
  • Twist Ties
  • Typewriter
  • Tyvek Envelopes
  • Unpainted Wood
  • Untreated Wood
  • USB Drive
  • Used Motor Oil
  • engine oil
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Varnish/Lacquer
  • polyurethane
  • VCR
  • Vermicomposting Workshops
  • VHS Tapes
  • video tapes
  • magnetic tape
  • Video Cameras
  • camcorder
  • recorder
  • Video Games
  • Vinyl
  • Walkie Talkies
  • Wall Heater
  • Warming Drawer
  • Washer
  • washing machine
  • washing
  • Watch
  • Water Conservation Rebates
  • Water Conservation Workshops
  • Water Filters
  • Water Heater
  • Water Softener
  • Wax
  • polish
  • shine
  • buff
  • gloss
  • varnish
  • Waxed Cardboard
  • Weather Stations
  • Weed Wacker
  • Wetsuit
  • Wheelchairs
  • Window
  • Window Blinds
  • Window Screen
  • Wine Bottles
  • Wine Cooler
  • Wine Cork
  • Wood Chipper
  • Wood Pallets
  • Wood Stain
  • X-ray Film
  • Yarn
  • Yoga Mats
  • Zero Waste Workshops
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  • 92086
  • 92040
  • 92081
  • 92083
  • 92084
  • 92082
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Alpine Library Friends Association

(619) 722-1277
Tuesday 12PM - 6:30PM; Wednesday-Saturday 10AM-4:30PM
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1752 Alpine Blvd
Alpine, california 91901

Donate Books.

Stop by the ALFA Bookstore during normal working hours;
we’re located inside the Alpine Library at:

1752 Alpine Blvd
Alpine, CA 91901

Materials Accepted
Books

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Urban Corps of San Diego Recycling and Electronic Waste Collection Center | Escondido

(619) 235-6884
Tuesday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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2200 Micro Place
Escondido, california 92029

Urban Corps will pick up your
E-waste for FREE!

Got E-Waste? Urban Corps of San Diego County offers fast, convenient and absolutely free electronic-waste recycling services to residents and businesses in San Diego County.

Free Collection Locations or Free Pick-up – We will come pick up your electronic waste OR you can visit one of our collection locations. No cost either way!

Our list of acceptable E-waste items can be found here.

Use our form or gives us a call.

(619) 235-6884

Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Services Include:

Materials Accepted
Air PurifiersAluminum Cans (CRV)AmplifierBlendersBox SpringCalculatorCamerasCassette PlayerCD/DVDCD/DVD PlayersCell PhonesClockClothing IronCoffee MakerComputer TowerCopy MachineCordsDesktop Computer MonitorDishwasherDryerElectric GeneratorElectronic BallastsElectronic ToothbrushElectronic WasteElectronic Waste Pick UpFansFax MachineFreezerGame ConsoleGarbage DisposalGlass Bottles (CRV)GPS ConsoleHair ClippersHair CurlerHair DryerHair StraightenerHard Drive DestructionHeadphonesIce MakerInkjet CartridgesiPadiPhoneiPodKaraoke MachineKey BoardLaboratory EquipmentLaptopLighting FixturesMedical Electronic WasteMicrowaveMini FridgeOvenPaper Recycling HaulersPaper ShredderPedometersPlastic Bottles (CRV)Plastic Recycling HaulersPower StripsPressure CookerPrintersProjectorRadio/StereoRange HoodRecord PlayerRefrigeratorRemotesScannersSewing MachineSmoke DetectorsSpeakerStoveTabletTelephonesTelevisionToasterTrash CompactorTypewriterUSB DriveVacuum CleanerVCRVideo CamerasVideo GamesWalkie TalkiesWarming DrawerWasherWater HeaterWeather StationsWine Cooler
Pickup Service Available

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One Earth Recycling – South Bay

(866) 506-7070
Wednesday - Saturday 10AM - 4PM
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685 Saturn Blvd, Ste B
San Diego, california 92154

One Earth in South Bay accepts a wide range of materials from categories including:

Bottles and Cans
Scrap Metal
Electronics

Directions:
From San Diego, take I-5 South, exit Palm Ave. Make a right onto Palm, the first right onto Saturn, and then right again into the Home Depot-anchored center. One Earth Recycling is located next to Wells Fargo, across from Walmart.

Located immediately west of Interstate 5, Southland Plaza is one of South Bay’s premier lifestyle shopping destinations, consisting of many “core” shopping options from National Retailers including The Home Depot, Radio Shack, Vons, CVS, and Walmart to name a few. Parlay your visit to One Earth/South Bay into a trip to everyone’s favorite burger spot, Boll Weevil!

Materials Accepted
Aluminum Cans (CRV)Aluminum FoilAluminum Foil PansAluminum ScrapBicycle PartsCamerasCassette PlayerCD/DVD PlayersCell PhonesChain (Metal)Clothes Hangers (Metal)Computer TowerCopper/BrassCopy MachineCordsDesktop Computer MonitorElectronic WasteEmpty Propane Tanks (without valve)Fax MachineGame ConsoleGlass Bottles (CRV)GPS ConsoleHeadphonesiPadiPhoneiPodKaraoke MachineKey BoardKeysLaptopLeadMetal Pipe/WireMetal ScrapPaper ShredderPlastic Bottles (CRV)Pots and PansPower StripsPrintersProjectorRadio/StereoRecord PlayerRemotesScannersSpeakerSteel/IronTabletTelephonesTelevisionUSB DriveVCRVideo CamerasWalkie Talkies
Recycling Fees Apply
Recycling Refund

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Call2Recycle Battery Collection & Recycling Services

877-723-1297
Visit Website
, california 92123

Battery Collection & Recycling Services

Charge up battery recycling with best-in-class recycling solutions that are convenient, compliant and safe. Call2Recycle offers turnkey and flexible options to recycle your rechargeable or single-use batteries by shipping in boxes from your home or office.  For customers with larger volumes, we can also coordinate freight shipments of batteries for recycling.  Contact us at 1-877-723-1297 to learn more about these services or to discuss your recycling needs in more detail.

Materials Accepted
Cell PhonesHousehold BatteriesLithium Ion Battery
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply

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4S Ranch Library

(858) 673-4697
Mon 10AM-6PM; Tue 12PM-7PM; Wed-Thu 10AM-6PM; Fri-Sat 10AM-5PM
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10433 Reserve Dr
San Diego, california 92127

Did you know you can safely recycle your batteries for free by taking them to 14 San Diego County Library branches?

That’s right, the library. It’s not just for books; it’s for batteries too!

Just bring them to the battery drop-off bins located inside the 14 branches. The libraries primarily collect standard alkaline batteries — Cs, Ds, AAs, AAAs, 9-volts, you name it. But they can also take rechargeable batteries; lithium batteries must be bagged separately.

Please tape positive end of batteries to reduce flammability and place batteries in a resealable bag.

Donated Materials Policy

The San Diego County Library is no longer accepting physical donations of materials for the collection, with the exception of items produced by local authors or musicians.

The Library purchases materials at steep discounts that come with labels, barcodes and covers, ready for customer use. It is more expensive to accept a donation and prepare it for circulation than it is for the Library to purchase a title that comes prepared by our vendors. If you would like to support the Library’s collection, we encourage you to donate funds for the purchase of physical and digital materials for our communities.

If you are looking for an organization to donate your books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, or magazines to, consider contacting one of the organizations below:

Your Branch Friends of the Library
Many branch Friends of the Library groups accept book donations for their book sales. Please check their websites or phone ahead to ensure that your donation can be accepted at this time. Items donated to the Friends of the Library are sold to support San Diego County Library branch collections and events.

Salvation Army (books, DVDs, CDs)
1-800-728-7825

Goodwill (books, DVDs, CDs)
1-800-GOODWILL

Amvets (books, DVDs, CDs)
877-990-8387

Vietnam Veterans of America (books, DVDs, CDs)
877-775-8387

Father Joe’s Villages (books, DVDs, CDs – limit 5 boxes):
1-800-HOMELESS

Kids Need to Read (like new kids’ books)
480-256-0115

Bridge to Asia (books)
510-665-3998

You can also recycle books and magazines in your recycle bins, particularly if they are damaged or outdated.

Materials Accepted
Household BatteriesRechargeable Batteries

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Flood Assistance – County of San Diego

888-846-0800
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San Diego County, california

Flood resources are listed here:

https://www.alertsandiego.org/en-us/recovery.html

Two disaster recovery centers will operate from 10am-7pm seven days a week.

Spring Valley County Library

  • 836 Kempton Street
  • Spring Valley, CA 91977

Mountain View Community Center

  • 641 South Boundary Street
  • San Diego, CA 92113

If residents lost items in the Jan 22 flood they can apply here through April 19: Home | disasterassistance.gov

FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362. The line is available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Materials Accepted
Request Stormwater Information

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Flood Assistance – City of San Diego

(619) 235-1000
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San Diego, california

If residents lost items in the Jan 22 flood they can apply here through April 19: Home | disasterassistance.gov

If residents think the city is at fault and want to initiate a claim against them they can use this link: Public Liability | City of San Diego Official Website

Two disaster recovery centers will operate from 10am-7pm seven days a week.

Spring Valley County Library

  • 836 Kempton Street
  • Spring Valley, CA 91977

Mountain View Community Center

  • 641 South Boundary Street
  • San Diego, CA 92113

Other flood resources are here:

https://www.alertsandiego.org/en-us/recovery.html

FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362. The line is available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Materials Accepted
Request Stormwater Information

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Encinitas Library Friends

(760) 944-7294
Mon, Thurs-Sat 10AM-4PM; Tues-Wed 11AM-4PM; Sun 1PM-4PM
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540 Cornish Dr
Encinitas, california 92024

ALL donations of books in good condition can be brought to the Friends Bookstore. Each donor is limited to four bags/boxes of books per day. We also accept magazine donations at this time.

Friends of the Encinitas Library Bookstore
540 Cornish Dr. Between “D” &  “E” Streets, two blocks east of HWY 101. 
NEW BOOKSTORE HOURS
Sunday
1PM to 4PM
Monday 10AM to 4PM
Tuesday 11AM to 4PM
Wednesday 11AM to 4PM
Thursday 10AM to 4PM
Friday 10AM to 4PM
Saturday 10AM to 4PM

Materials Accepted
BooksMagazines

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Friends of the San Marcos Library

760-891-3007
Tuesday- Friday 12 - 4 PM
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71 Civic Center Dr
San Marcos, california 92069
Gently used Books ,CD’s, DVD’s, Audio Books, Children’s books, Science fiction and Non-fiction books
We are just inside the library to the right when you come in.
Materials Accepted
BooksCD/DVD

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Friends of the Fallbrook Library

(760) 451-9606
Monday - Friday 10 AM - 3 PM
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124 South Mission Road
Fallbrook, california 92028

We are delighted to receive your generous donations, without them there would be no bookstore!

However, we do need to set some general guidelines.
Please take a moment and review the following before bringing materials to the store.  
We can accept donations between 10 am and 3 pm, Monday through Friday.
  • ALL materials should be clean and in good condition. 

    • Magazines should be less than 6 months old
    • NO: torn covers/pages, mold/mildew, insect damage, “chewed” edges, stains, excessive highlighting/underlining or other damage

 

  • Medical/health, textbooks (other than math or science), computer related materials, law/real estate/finance

    • 5 years old or less
    • Workbooks should not be completed
  • Audio/Visual

    • DVD & DVR – movies, music, instructional (items should be in original cover/packaging)
    • CDs – will accept some music but no instructional or informational tapes (school courses)     

We CANNOT accept: 

    • ENCYCLOPEDIAS  – Most of the information is out of date and correct information can be readily accessed online
    • COLLECTIONS of National Geographic, Smithsonian, ZooNews etc
    • Phonograph records (we can provide the name of a collector)
    • Readers Digest condensed books
    • Time-Life or other “sets” (usually 10-15 volumes)
  • Please DO NOT leave materials when store is closed.  We cannot guard against theft, weather or vandalism
Materials Accepted
BooksCD/DVD

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SodaStream Free Recycling Program | Terracycle

(866) 846-7786
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Mail-in program
San Diego, california 92123

SodaStream® Free Recycling Program

Recycle SodaStream ® sparkling water makers

How it works

We’ve made getting started with the SodaStream® Free Recycling Program easy! Simply download a free shipping label to ship your SodaStream sparkling water machines to TerraCycle, and we’ll recycle it.

Enrollment limits apply. If the program is full, you will be added to a waitlist.

Materials Accepted
Blenders
Pickup Service Available

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WhatABin Trash Bin Cleaning

(760) 560-7328
Please call for hours
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7490 Opportunity Rd, Ste #2260
San Diego, california 92111

We provide an eco-friendly trash can cleaning service for commercial and residential customers in San Diego. We clean, sanitize and deodorize your trash cans at your curbside using hot steam 200F water, on the day after your trash is collected. We are environmentally friendly, we use less water than if you were to do it yourself. We properly dispose water after cleaning.

We also provide commercial dumpster cleaning with our super truck!  We clean and sanitize your 2-10 cubic yard dumpsters. We come to your site, back up to the dumpster, flip it to our specialized bay wash, clean and disinfect it inside and outside. The whole process takes up to 10-15 minutes and we will notify you once it’s clean. For dumpster cleaning customers we provide same-day service.

Materials Accepted
Bin Cleaning Service
Recycling Fees Apply

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Hasbro Free Recycling Programs | Terracycle

(866) 846-7786
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Mail-in program
San Diego, california 92123

How it works

We’ve made getting started with the Hasbro Free Recycling Program easy! Simply download a free shipping label to ship your Hasbro toys and games to TerraCycle, and we’ll recycle them. Enrollment limits apply. If the program is full, you will be added to a waitlist.

Please make sure your box is full and weighs at least 7 pounds before you ship. We recommend larger shipments to reduce the transportation carbon footprint of this program and allow more people to participate!

Get Started

Participating in this program is easy and FREE! See answers to frequently-asked questions here.

Enrollment limits apply. If the program is full, you will be added to a waitlist.

 

Materials Accepted
Plastic Toys
Pickup Service Available

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San Diego Blood Bank – Chula Vista (Food Bank Drop-Off)

(619) 400-8251
Tuesday-Thursday 10 AM to 6 PM Friday – Saturday 8 AM to 4 PM
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386 East H St, Ste 210
Chula Vista, california 91910

Food Bank Partner Drop-Off Site

Have nonperishable food items to donate to help local families in need?

Please limit your donations at these sites to one or two bags of food. Many of our public donation drop off sites are small, local businesses with limited storage capacity and are not equipped to accept large amounts of donations. If you would like to drop off larger quantities of food, please do so at our Miramar or Vista distribution centers.

Also, if you are in need of a donation receipt, we ask that you please drop off your food donations with the Food Bank directly either at the San Diego Food Bank in Miramar or our North County Food Bank chapter in Vista. Our public donation drop-off sites are unable to provide receipts.

Drop off at this location:

Tuesday-Thursday

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday – Saturday

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF OUR MOST NEEDED FOOD ITEMS

Materials Accepted
Food (Non-perishable)

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Costco | Eyeglasses Donation | Chula Vista

(619) 656-0826
Monday-Friday 10AM-8:30 PM; Saturday 9:30 AM-6PM; Sunday 10AM-6PM
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895 E H St
Chula Vista, california 91910

COSTCO OPTICAL

Donation program

Your old glasses can help someone in need see clearer. Costco and Assist International, a nonprofit organization, offer an eyeglasses donation program. Look for a donation box in the optical center at your local warehouse. Costco sends your used eyewear to Assist International, and the nonprofit works with a team of volunteers and partner organizations to sort and distribute the donations to those in need, both locally and internationally. Members can donate prescription eyeglasses, prescription sunglasses and readers.

Materials Accepted
EyeglassesSunglasses

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Costco | Eyeglasses Donation | Clairemont

(858) 270-6920
Monday-Friday 10AM-8:30 PM; Saturday 9:30 AM-6PM; Sunday 10AM-6PM
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4605 Morena Blvd
San Diego, california 92117

COSTCO OPTICAL

Donation program

Your old glasses can help someone in need see clearer. Costco and Assist International, a nonprofit organization, offer an eyeglasses donation program. Look for a donation box in the optical center at your local warehouse. Costco sends your used eyewear to Assist International, and the nonprofit works with a team of volunteers and partner organizations to sort and distribute the donations to those in need, both locally and internationally. Members can donate prescription eyeglasses, prescription sunglasses and readers.

Materials Accepted
EyeglassesSunglasses

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Costco | Eyeglasses Donation | Santee

(619) 562-2812
Monday-Friday 10AM-8:30 PM; Saturday 9:30AM-6PM; Sunday 10AM-6PM
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101 Town Center Pkwy
Santee, california 92071

COSTCO OPTICAL

Donation program

Members can drop-off prescription eyeglasses, readers, & prescription and non-prescription sunglasses at at the Costco Optical Center.

Your old glasses can help someone in need see clearer. Costco and Assist International, a nonprofit organization, offer an eyeglasses donation program. Costco sends your used eyewear to Assist International, and the nonprofit works with a team of volunteers and partner organizations to sort and distribute the donations to those in need, both locally and internationally.

Materials Accepted
EyeglassesSunglasses

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Terracycle – Fabrics and Clothing – Zero Waste Box

(866) 846-7786
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San Diego, california
Description

Please send us any textile or fabric-based product.

What you can recycle

  • Fabric
  • Clothing
  • Textiles

This box does not accept:

  • Liners
  • Shoes
  • Purses
  • Bags
  • Hats
  • Electronic Heating Blankets
  • Textiles With Fill
  • Leather
Materials Accepted
BeddingClothes/Clothing/FabricFormal DressGraduation GownsJeans/DenimPantyhose
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply

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Johnstone Supply

(619) 579-9575
Monday - Friday 7AM - 5PM; Saturday 8AM - 11:30AM
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1903 Friendship Dr
El Cajon, california 92020

We recommend calling ahead to ensure your location is still collecting.

Materials Accepted
Thermostat

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Republic Services Borrego Landfill

(760) 603-0153
Monday - Friday 7AM - 3PM
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2449 Palm Canyon Dr
Borrego Springs, california 92004

Landfills serve the nation’s communities and businesses by providing a safe area for non-hazardous solid waste to be properly deposited. Republic Services’ focus is creating minimal impact on the surrounding areas by utilizing advanced technologies and materials to create efficient and sustainable facilities. Visitors can bring a variety on non-hazardous materials to our landfills for disposal. View the location details for hours of operation, and to learn more about material drop-off instructions

Materials Accepted
Landfill/Dump
Recycling Fees Apply

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Gonzalez Pallets Recovery Inc

(619) 886-7686
Monday - Friday 8AM - 2PM
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1921 Una St
San Diego, california 92113

Accept large quantities of wood pallets from the public.

Materials Accepted
Wood Pallets

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Subaru Free Recycling Program – Carlsbad

(866) 846-7786
Monday - Friday 9AM - 5PM; Saturday 10AM - 2PM
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5500 Paseo Del Norte
Carlsbad, california 92008

Subaru Free Recycling Program

Recycle disposable cups, lids, straws, candy and snack wrappers, and coffee and creamer capsules

Today, it’s a disposable cup or snack wrapper. Tomorrow, it could be a bench outside your local school. Over the past five years, participating Subaru retailers have been at the center of an effort to collect hard-to-recycle trash that would normally go into a landfill. Subaru has partnered with TerraCycle to keep this waste out of landfills and transform it into useful goods that benefit our communities, and it’s making a difference.

Materials Accepted
K-cupsPlastic LidsSingle-use CupsSnack wrappers

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Subaru Free Recycling Program – National City

(866) 846-7786
Monday - Saturday 7AM - 8PM; Sunday 10AM - 6PM
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2829 National City Blvd
National City, california 91950

Subaru Free Recycling Program

Recycle disposable cups, lids, straws, candy and snack wrappers, and coffee and creamer capsules

Today, it’s a disposable cup or snack wrapper. Tomorrow, it could be a bench outside your local school. Over the past five years, participating Subaru retailers have been at the center of an effort to collect hard-to-recycle trash that would normally go into a landfill. Subaru has partnered with TerraCycle to keep this waste out of landfills and transform it into useful goods that benefit our communities, and it’s making a difference.

Materials Accepted
K-cupsPlastic LidsSingle-use CupsSnack wrappers

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Subaru Free Recycling Program – Kearny Mesa

(858) 634-6441
Monday - Saturday 9AM - 5PM
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4797 Convoy St
San Diego, california 92111

Subaru Free Recycling Program

Recycle disposable cups, lids, straws, candy and snack wrappers, and coffee and creamer capsules

Today, it’s a disposable cup or snack wrapper. Tomorrow, it could be a bench outside your local school. Over the past five years, participating Subaru retailers have been at the center of an effort to collect hard-to-recycle trash that would normally go into a landfill. Subaru has partnered with TerraCycle to keep this waste out of landfills and transform it into useful goods that benefit our communities, and it’s making a difference.

Terracycle bins are located in our service drive and our service lounge. Feel free to park in guest parking!
Materials Accepted
K-cupsPlastic LidsSingle-use CupsSnack wrappers

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EDCO Transfer Station – La Mesa

(619) 287-7555
Monday – Friday 5AM- 2:30PM, Saturday 7AM -4:30PM, Sunday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM
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8184 Commercial Street
La Mesa, california 91942

EDCO Station – La Mesa

EDCO Station La MesaEDCO Station provides a clean, reasonable-cost alternative to the landfill.

Why drive out of your way to a landfill? EDCO Station offers covered concrete floor space for comfortable, all-weather disposal. Additionally, we offer a public scale for anyone needing a Weighmaster Certificate.

Acceptable forms of payment include Visa, MasterCard, Cash, or check.

Bulky TrashPlus, EDCO Station’s Recycling Buyback Center will buy back your recyclable items such as CRV plastics, cans, bottles, etc.

*Open All Holidays (with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day: Closed)
*Transfer station is subject to early closure on high-volume days.

Materials Accepted
Transfer Stations
Recycling Fees Apply

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O’Reilly Auto Parts – Spring Valley (Sweetwater Rd)

(619) 928-6701
Monday-Saturday 7:30AM-9PM, Sunday 8:30AM-9PM
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933 Sweetwater Rd
Spring Valley, california 91977

This location accepts used motor oil, car/motorcycle batteries and oil filters at no charge. Limit 5-gal per person per day.

Oil contaminated with water, gas, or other automotive fluids will not be accepted. Call 1-800-237-BLUE to find the nearest household hazardous waste collection center.

Call this certified collection center to ensure hours and program participation.

Tool Loaner Program

Doing a repair that requires a special tool? O’Reilly Auto Parts makes it easy with our Loaner Tool Program.

We make tough jobs easy with the O’Reilly Auto Parts loaner tool program. With over 80 specialized loaner tools available, we’re sure to have a tool in stock to help you get the job done right the first time. Simply purchase the needed parts and put down a deposit on the loaner tool. Return the tool in the original condition and receive a full refund. Need the tool for the next repair? Just keep it. The deposit is the purchase price. It’s that easy.

Tool availability may vary from store to store, contact your local O’Reilly Auto Parts store to check on the tool you need.

Materials Accepted
Car BatteriesHousehold BatteriesMotorcycle BatteriesOil FiltersTool Lending LibraryTransmission FluidUsed Motor Oil

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The Tire Choice – Spring Valley

(619) 670-7001
Monday-Friday 7:30AM-6PM; Saturday 7:30AM-5PM; Sunday 9AM-5PM
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10050 Campo Rd
Spring Valley, california 91977

This location accepts used motor oil and oil filters at no charge.

Oil contaminated with water, gas, or other automotive fluids will not be accepted. Call 1-800-237-BLUE to find the nearest household hazardous waste collection center.

Tires are also accepted for recycling for a fee ($3/tire)

Call this certified collection center to ensure hours and program participation.

Materials Accepted
Oil FiltersTiresUsed Motor Oil

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Valvoline Instant Oil Change – Spring Valley

(619) 567-0421
Mon-Fri 8AM-7PM; Sat 8AM-6PM; Sun 8AM-5PM
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483 Sweetwater Rd
Spring Valley, california 91977

Oil contaminated with water, gas, or other automotive fluids will not be accepted. Call 1-800-237-BLUE to find the nearest household hazardous waste collection center.

Call this certified collection center to ensure hours and program participation.

Materials Accepted
Oil FiltersTransmission FluidUsed Motor Oil

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Ramona Tire Pros

(760) 789-8877
Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM; Saturday 8AM - 4:30PM
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1811 Main St
Ramona, california 92065

Tire recycling starts at $5 per tire. Must be clean of water and debris.

Accepts up to 10 tires per resident.

Materials Accepted
Tires
Recycling Fees Apply

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The ReUse People

858-583-7081
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Southern California, california 92111

DECONSTRUCTION SERVICES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

We reduce the solid waste stream and change the way the built environment is renewed by salvaging building materials and distributing them for reuse.

The ReUse People is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

858-583-7081 (call for deconstruction estimate)

Materials Accepted
Acoustic Ceiling TileAir ConditionerAquariumBambooBathroom FixturesBathtubBBQ/GrillBed FramesBrick/MasonryCabinetsCarpetCement MixerCeramicClawfoot BathtubDeconstruction ServicesDesk ChairDishwasherDoorsDry WoodDryerDrywallFertilizerFreezerFurnitureGarbage DisposalIce MakerInsulationLawn SprinklersLighting FixturesLumberMetal Pipe/WireMicrowaveMini FridgeOvenPaintPaint StripperPaint ThinnerPainted/Treated WoodPatio FurniturePower ToolsRange HoodRefrigeratorRoof ShinglesSealant/CaulkingSewing MachineShowerShower DoorSinkSliding DoorStained GlassStoveTelevisionTileToiletsToolsTrash CompactorTreesUnpainted WoodUntreated WoodVacuum CleanerVarnish/LacquerWasherWindowWindow ScreenWine CoolerWood Stain
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply

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ReStore, Habitat for Humanity – Carlsbad

(619) 516-5267 x242
Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-4PM
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1810 Marron Rd
Carlsbad, california 92008

The ReStore’s success depends on your donations of new or gently used, re-sellable home improvement items that are sold to the public as-is.  Your donations help future Habitat for Humanity homeowners build and buy their own homes, keep reusable goods out of local landfills, and are tax-deductible.

ReStore accepts most building materials such as doors, windows, carpeting, lumber, hardware, cabinets, plumbing fitting and fixtures, electrical fittings and fixtures, tools, etc. that are in good or excellent condition.

This location also accepts unopened paint that has the original labels and is not rusting or leaking for donation, but can recycle old/used paint (please call 619-516-5267 to inquire).

For more information, see their list of acceptable items.

Pick-up is available for a $25 fee, tax-deductible.

Materials Accepted
Acoustic Ceiling TileAir ConditionerAquariumBambooBathroom FixturesBathtubBBQ/GrillBed FramesBrick/MasonryCabinetsCarpetCement MixerCeramicClawfoot BathtubDesk ChairDishwasherDoorsDry WoodDryerDrywallFertilizerFreezerFurnitureGarbage DisposalIce MakerInsulationLawn SprinklersLighting FixturesLumberMetal Pipe/WireMicrowaveMini FridgeOvenPaintPaint StripperPaint ThinnerPainted/Treated WoodPatio FurniturePower ToolsRange HoodRefrigeratorRoof ShinglesSealant/CaulkingSewing MachineShowerShower DoorSinkSliding DoorStained GlassStoveTelevisionTileToiletsToolsTrash CompactorTreesUnpainted WoodUntreated WoodVacuum CleanerVarnish/LacquerWasherWindowWindow ScreenWine CoolerWood Stain
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply

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Envirogreen Mobile Hard Drive Shredding Service

(858) 800-1271
Monday-Friday 8 AM - 4 PM; Saturday 9 AM - 2 PM
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8430 Production Ave
San Diego, california 92121

EnviroGreen Electronic Recycling is excited to offer our NEW MOBILE HARD DRIVE SHREDDING SERVICE to all of San Diego County!!

Materials Accepted
Hard Drive Destruction
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply

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Father Joes Villages Thrift Store & Donation Center – Hillcrest

619-255-1255
Monday – Sunday 10:00am-6pm
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1457 University Ave
San Diego, california 92103
Donations accepted Tuesday-Sunday 10AM until donation capacity is reached. Please call 619-255-1255 prior to coming to the store to donate goods.
We accept most donations of items in gently used and working condition. All donations are sold as is, so they must be clean and in good condition. When we receive an item that cannot be sold in our stores or easily recycled, we have to pay for disposal. This means that less funds go towards helping our neighbors in need. Please read both the list of items we accept and the list of items we are not able to accept on the website.
https://my.neighbor.org/take-action/donate-goods/
Materials Accepted
Baby StrollerBBQ/GrillBeddingBicycleBinocularsBlendersBooksCalculatorCamerasCassette PlayerCD/DVDCD/DVD PlayersCell PhonesChristmas LightsClockClothes/Clothing/FabricClothing IronCoffee MakerCoffee MugsComputer TowerCopy MachineDesk ChairDesktop Computer MonitorFansFax MachineFormal DressFurnitureGame ConsoleGolf ClubsGPS ConsoleHair ClippersHair CurlerHair DryerHair StraightenerHeadphonesiPadiPhoneiPodJeans/DenimJewelryKey BoardLaptopLuggageMirror without FrameMusical InstrumentsPatio FurniturePlastic ToysPot and pansPower StripsPower ToolsPressure CookerPrintersRadio/StereoRecord PlayerShoesSkateboardSpeakerStuffed AnimalsSurfboardTabletTelephonesTelevisionTextbooksToasterTypewriterVCRVHS TapesVideo CamerasVideo GamesWalkie TalkiesWatchWetsuitYoga Mats
Pickup Service Available

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Father Joe’s Villages Daily Auctions & Donation Center – San Diego

(619)446-2100
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Closed Saturday & Sunday
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815 33rd Sreet
San Diego, california 92102
We accept most donations of items in gently used and working condition. All donations are sold as is, so they must be clean and in good condition. When we receive an item that cannot be sold in our stores or easily recycled, we have to pay for disposal. This means that less funds go towards helping our neighbors in need. Please read both the list of items we accept and the list of items we are not able to accept on the website.

CLOTHING: Virtually all types of clean, gently-used clothing and shoes, including women’s, men’s, kid’s, children’s, baby’s dresses, shirts, pants, skirts, shorts, sandals, tennis shoes, sneakers, heels, flats, boots and more.

JEWELRY: Virtually all types of jewelry, including rings, necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.

ACCESSORIES: Virtually all types of accessories, including purses, bags, belts, ties and wallets.

HOUSEHOLD: Small appliances in working condition (microwaves, blenders, toasters, coffee makers, etc), dishes, glasses, silverware, bedding, linens, pillows, rugs, comforters, home decor, baby items (see restrictions below), art work and frames.

FURNITURE: Any furniture that can be carried by no more than two people, including couches, love seats, armchairs, chairs, dining room sets, tables, coffee tables, mirrors, nightstands, headboards, office chairs, non-wooden desks, dressers, entertainment centers and more. All items must be gently used or in new condition. We cannot except things that are torn, stained or broken. See additional restrictions below.

ENTERTAINMENT: Books & textbooks, toys (stuffed animals, dolls, action figures, etc), sports equipment, board games, DVDs, CDs and vinyl records.

ELECTRONICS: Stereos, radios, LED, flat panel & plasma televisions, video game consoles, computers (laptops, monitors, hard drives, etc), tablets, phones, typewriters, cameras and other electronics. See notice below about donating electronics.*

OTHER: Camping gear, sporting goods, estate goods, tools, collectibles, luggage, bikes, musical instruments and MORE!

Materials Accepted
Baby StrollerBBQ/GrillBicycleBinocularsBlendersBooksCalculatorCamerasCassette PlayerCD/DVDCD/DVD PlayersChristmas LightsClockClothes/Clothing/FabricClothing IronCoffee MakerCoffee MugsComputer TowerCopy MachineDesk ChairDesktop Computer MonitorFansFax MachineFormal DressFurnitureGame ConsoleGPS ConsoleGraduation GownsHair ClippersHair CurlerHair DryerHair StraightenerHeadphonesiPadiPhoneiPodJeans/DenimKaraoke MachineKey BoardLaptopMirror without FrameMusical InstrumentsPaper ShredderPatio FurniturePot and pansPots and PansPower StripsPower ToolsPressure CookerPrintersProjectorRadio/StereoRecord PlayerRemotesScannersShoesSpeakerStuffed AnimalsSunglassesTabletTelephonesTelevisionToasterTypewriterVacuum CleanerVCRVHS TapesVideo CamerasVideo GamesWatchWine Cork
Pickup Service Available

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Sunshine Market and Refillery

440-222-7221
Monday-Friday 11 AM -7 PM; Saturday-Sunday 9 AM-3 PM
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3529 Cannon Rd Suite 2D
Oceanside, california 92056

Zero Waste Products for Sustainable Living

 

Sunshine Market & Refillery is your friendly neighborhood (zero-waste) grocery store founded with one goal in mind: to reduce waste. To that end, we’ve made it our mission to provide the community with a sustainable source for grocery products and everyday essentials.

 

FAQs

What do you sell?

From household cleaners, to skin care, to non-perishables and more, we sell anything a typical grocery store sells. Don’t see something you want? Feel free to submit a suggestion!

What is a zero waste grocery store?

A zero-waste grocery store is just a regular grocery store, with one small difference: No single use plastic products are sold! And since every product is sold in bulk, customers can purchase any quantity they’d like.

How does it work? 

It’s simple. Bring your reusable containers, weigh them, fill them, then weigh them again. This way, the weight of your container is deducted and you only pay for what you need.

What if I don’t have my own containers?

No problem! There are reusable containers available for purchase in the store. We also have a community shelf where people have donated jars for anyone to use. 

How does this contribute to sustainability?

By making the switch to reusable glass containers, together we are reducing the amount of single use plastics sent to our landfills and polluting our oceans.

Materials Accepted
Refill Stores
Recycling Fees Apply

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Chula Vista Downtown Farmers Market

Sunday 10 AM - 2 PM
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300 Park Way, between Third and Fourth Avenue, Downtown Chula Vista
Chula Vista, california 91910

Chula Vista Farmers Market

SUNDAYS, 10 am to 2 pm

300 Park Way, between Third and Fourth Avenue, Downtown Chula Vista

Materials Accepted
Farmers Markets

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Brennan’s Blast Pressure Washing

(619) 488-0156
Monday - Sunday 8 AM-6 PM
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3368 C Street
San Diego, california 92102
Committed to sustainability and community well-being, Brennan’s Blast specializes in eco-friendly pressure washing services. With over a decade of experience in composting initiatives and a strong focus on water conservation, we offer responsible cleaning solutions that align with zero waste goals. Our signature Grime to Garden Initiative and DIY Water Reuse Program set us apart, embodying our ethos of ‘Clean Homes, Greener Tomorrow

Service Areas: City of San Diego and Coronado which is: 92114, 92104, 92105, 92115, 92116, 92103, 92104, 92102, 92101, 92118 92113

Materials Accepted
Bin Cleaning Service
Recycling Fees Apply

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NEMO Endless Promise – Forte sleeping bag recycling

nemo@nemoequipment.com
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, california 92123

Please click here to see their  website for more details

Materials Accepted
BeddingClothes/Clothing/Fabric
Pickup Service Available

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Kohl’s (Plastic Bag & Film Recycling) – Encinitas

(760) 633-3326
Sunday-Thursday 9AM-9PM; Friday-Saturday 9AM-10PM
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134 N El Camino Real
Encinitas, california 92024

THIS CENTER IS ACCEPTING PLASTIC BAGS AT THIS TIME!

 

With drop-off bins located near the front of every one of their 1,100+ stores nationwide, it’s now easier than ever for customers to help the environment while shopping at Kohl’s. They accept plastic film packing, shopping bags, bread bags, ziplock bags, and dry-cleaning bags. Please drop off your clean and dry items here!

Materials Accepted
Plastic Bags and Film

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County of San Diego’s Construction & Demolition (C&D) Debris Recycling Ordinance

CDRecycling@sdcounty.ca.gov
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San Diego County, california 92123

On January 1, 2021, updates to the County of San Diego’s Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris Recycling Ordinance took effect for projects in the unincorporated areas of San Diego County.

 

Please visit the County C&D Recycling website for more information.

Materials Accepted
Mixed Construction (C&D) Debris

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City of San Diego Construction & Demolition (C&D) Debris Recycling Ordinance

(858) 694-7000
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San Diego, california 92123

The PDF icon C&D Debris Deposit Ordinance requires that the majority of construction, demolition and remodeling projects requiring building, combination and demolition permits divert C&D debris from landfill disposal. 

Visit the Environmental Services C&D Recycling Page to learn more about recycling requirements

Materials Accepted
Mixed Construction (C&D) Debris

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Curbside Blue Recycling Bin

1 (800) 237-2583
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San Diego County, california

The types of items that can be placed in the curbside blue recycling bin will depend on your waste hauler.

EDCO

City of Coronado, City of Encinitas, City of Escondido, City of Imperial Beach, City of La Mesa, City of Lemon Grove, City of National City, City of Poway, City of San Marcos, City of Vista

WASTE MANAGEMENT

City of Carlsbad, City of Del Mar, City of El Cajon, City of Oceanside, City of San Diego, City of Santee, City of Solana Beach

REPUBLIC SERVICES

City of Chula Vista

VARIOUS HAULERS

Unincorporated San Diego County (Alpine, Bonsall, Borrego Springs, Boulevard, Campo, Descanso, Dulzura, Fallbrook, Guatay, Jacumba, Jamul, Julian, Lakeside, Mount Laguna, Otay Mesa, Pala, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley, Potrero, Ramona, Ranchita, Rancho San Diego, Ranch Santa Fe, Santa Ysabel, Spring Valley, Tecate, Valley Center, Warner Springs etc.)

Haulers may also have certain requirements for the handling of specific items for curbside recycling. 

In general, place clean, dry and empty materials in your blue recycling bin for residential curbside pick-up. No broken glass.

EDCO

-Can accept foam food containers but must be clean, also accepts large chunks of Styrofoam/packaging pieces

-Shredded paper is best placed in a sealed, labeled paper bag for easier handling.

View EDCOs recycling guide.

WASTE MANAGEMENT

-No styrofoam/polystyrene accepted.

-Cardboard needs to be broken down to fit inside the cart.

-Containers that held motor oil or other cleaners, etc., can be put in as long as they are completely drained and cap off

-Shredded paper in paper bags.

View Waste Management’s recycling guide

REPUBLIC SERVICES

-No styrofoam/polystyrene accepted.

-Shredded paper should be placed in a paper bag and labeled.

View Republic Services’ recycling guide

SAN DIEGO Environmental Services

-Accepts Styrofoam packaging

-Shredded paper must be in a paper bag

View City of San Diego Environmental Services recycling guide

Materials Accepted
Aluminum Cans (CRV)Aluminum FoilAluminum Foil PansAluminum ScrapBicycle PartsBooksBottle CapCardboardCartonsCD/DVD CasesCoffee SleevesCopper/BrassCopy PaperEgg CartonEmpty Aerosol Spray CansEmpty Motor Oil ContainersEmpty Paint CansFrozen Food BoxesGift BagGift BoxesGift WrapGlass Bottles (CRV)Glass JarsHelium TankJunk MailKeysMagazinesNewspaperPaper BagsPhone booksPizza BoxesPlant PotsPlastic Bottles (CRV)Plastic LidsPlastic ToysPlastics #1 PET (Not CRV)Plastics #2 HDPE (Not CRV)Plastics #3 PVC (Not CRV)Plastics #4 LDPE (Not CRV)Plastics #5 PP (Not CRV)Plastics #6 Polystyrene Blocks (Not CRV)Plastics #7 Other (Not CRV)Shredded PaperSteel CansSteel LidsSteel/IronTin CansWaxed CardboardWine Bottles
Pickup Service Available

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Polycarbin – Science Lab Recycling Services

(855) 921-5667
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San Diego County, california 92123
Extend the Life of Your Plastics
In the field of science alone, 12 billion pounds of plastic are wasted each year. By participating in the only circular economy in the life sciences, you can help extend the life of your plastics by ensuring they are remanufactured into new lab products rather than downcycled.
Pick which Polycarbin solution is right for your lab.
Materials Accepted
Laboratory Equipment
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply

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Lego Playback

844-903-5346
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Mail-in program
San Diego, california 92123

LEGO® Replay is an easy-to-use platform that allows you to donate your well-loved LEGO bricks and share the power of play – helping kids to problem-solve, collaborate, and think creatively. With LEGO Replay, in partnership with Target, worlds of play can be rebuilt and reimagined many times over, inspiring the builders of tomorrow.

All donations ship for free.

 

Where do your bricks go

We work closely with multiple donation partners who proudly give your much-loved LEGO bricks new life. The children who receive the bricks continue to play with them, creating endlessly. By donating through LEGO Replay, you can help give thousands of American children the chance to learn through play and continue their growth.

Ready to donate?

Please click below to review the requirements and start your donation.

Materials Accepted
Plastic Toys
Pickup Service Available

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Mattel Playback

(800) 524-8697
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Mail-in program
San Diego, california 92123

With Mattel PlayBack, when possible, we’ll recover the materials so they can be reused as recycled content in new products. For materials that cannot be repurposed as recycled content into new toys, Mattel PlayBack will either downcycle those materials into other plastic products or convert them from waste to energy.

The program currently accepts Barbie®, Fisher-Price®, Matchbox® and MEGA™ toys for recycling. Please see FAQs for more information.

To get a free shipping label for qualifying toys, go to Mattel’s official site and click the “Get Started” button. The label will be emailed to you one hour after submitting your request.

 

Materials Accepted
Plastic Toys
Pickup Service Available

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Terracycle – Zero Waste Box – Safety Equipment and Protective Gear

(866) 846-7786
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San Diego, california 92123

Shop Zero Waste Box

Zero Waste Boxes make recycling convenient and easy. They’re the perfect option for households, schools, businesses, manufacturing facilities, and events looking to recycle more and keep trash out of landfills.

Safety Equipment and Protective Gear

Items Accepted

  • Vinyl Gloves
  • Latex Gloves
  • Nitrile Gloves
  • Non Woven Disposable Sleeve
  • Non Woven Disposable Masks
  • Safety Glasses
  • Ear Plugs
  • Nylon Safety Vests

How it works

We make recycling easy: simply choose the Zero Waste Box™ for what you’d like to recycle, fill the box, and send it back to TerraCycle when you’re ready. We take care of the rest!
1. Shop
Browse our selection of Zero Waste Boxes and select the one that fits your needs.

Browse Boxes

2. Collect

Fill your Zero Waste Box with the trash you’d like to recycle.

 

3. Ship

When filled, send your box back to us using the attached prepaid shipping label and we’ll #RecycleEverything!
Materials Accepted
Laboratory Equipment
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply

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Terracycle – Zero Waste Box – Household Items

(866) 846-7786
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San Diego, california 92123

Shop Zero Waste Box

Zero Waste Boxes make recycling convenient and easy. They’re the perfect option for households, schools, businesses, manufacturing facilities, and events looking to recycle more and keep trash out of landfills.

Household Items Accepted

  • Plastic & Paper Packaging
  • Art Supplies
  • Books & Magazines
  • Home Cleaning Accessories
  • Fabrics
  • Clothing & Accessories
  • Office Supplies & E Waste
  • Pet Products (Non Food)
  • Shipping Materials

How it works

We make recycling easy: simply choose the Zero Waste Box™ for what you’d like to recycle, fill the box, and send it back to TerraCycle when you’re ready. We take care of the rest!
1. Shop
Browse our selection of Zero Waste Boxes and select the one that fits your needs.

Browse Boxes

2. Collect

Fill your Zero Waste Box with the trash you’d like to recycle.

 

3. Ship

When filled, send your box back to us using the attached prepaid shipping label and we’ll #RecycleEverything!
Materials Accepted
Air PurifiersArts and CraftsBooksCalculatorClothes/Clothing/FabricCordsFloppy DisksGPS ConsoleHair ClippersHair CurlerHair DryerHair StraightenerHeadphonesHousehold CleanersInkjet CartridgesMagazinesPaper ShredderPower StripsRemotesToasterUSB Drive
Recycling Fees Apply

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Trash Bin Cleaners

(858) 707-7478
Monday - Saturday 9 AM-5 PM
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9279 Cabot Drive, Ste D,
San Diego, california 92126
About Trash Bin Cleaners

Saves time and is cost effective, no more dirty bins!

Trash Bin Cleaners provides professional garbage can cleaning services for homeowners. Our innovative cleaning equipment and process cleans, sanitizes and disinfects your garbage cans leaving them looking and smelling just like new.

Materials Accepted
Bin Cleaning Service
Recycling Fees Apply

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City of San Diego – Mattress Collection Site (next to HHW Collection Facility)

619-562-0530
Monday - Friday 7 AM - 4:30 PM; Saturday 7AM - 3PM
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5161 Convoy St
San Diego, california 92111

Bye Bye Mattress drop-off location.

This is Sycamore Landfill run by Republic Services.

Accepts mattresses and box springs for free.

Drop off fee of $115/ton trash, $70/ton green and base waste.

No tires, no hazardous waste. Call for details at 619-562-0530.

Appliance recycling at Quiroz next door to the landfill, call for questions at 619-851-7835.

Materials Accepted
Box SpringMattress

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Kohl’s (Plastic Bag & Film Recycling) – Santee

(619) 258-4270
Sunday-Thursday 9AM-9PM; Friday-Saturday 9AM-10PM
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9412 Mission Gorge Rd
Santee, california 92071

THIS CENTER IS ACCEPTING PLASTIC BAGS AT THIS TIME!

With drop-off bins located near the front of every one of their 1,100+ stores nationwide, it’s now easier than ever for customers to help the environment while shopping at Kohl’s. They accept plastic film packing, shopping bags, bread bags, ziplock bags, and dry-cleaning bags. Please drop off your clean and dry items here!

Materials Accepted
Plastic Bags and Film

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Sprouts Farmers Market – Poway

858-486-7851
Monday - Sunday 7 AM - 10 PM
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13536 Poway Rd
Poway, california 92064

A plastic bag collection container is at the front of the store.

Materials Accepted
Bubble WrapPlastic Bags and Film

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Sprouts – Lemon Grove

(619) 667-8686
Monday - Sunday 7 AM - 10 PM
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3205 Lemon Grove Ave
Lemon Grove, california 91945

Bin is at front of the store.

Materials Accepted
Bubble WrapPlastic Bags and Film

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Sprouts – La Mesa

(619) 460-7722
Monday - Sunday 7 AM - 10 PM
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4630 Palm Ave
La Mesa, california 91941

Bin is at front of the store.

Materials Accepted
Bubble WrapPlastic Bags and Film

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Keil’s Fresh Food Store

(619) 667-2750
Mon-Sun 6 AM - 10 PM
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7403 Jackson Dr
San Diego, california 92119

Bin is at front right hand side door

Materials Accepted
Bubble WrapPlastic Bags and Film

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Sprouts – North Park

(619) 291-8287
Sun - Sat: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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4175 Park Boulevard
San Diego, california 92103

Be a Zero Hero and Recycle Plastic!

Always check to see what you can recycle through your local curbside collection program.
If you can’t recycle it there, Kroger also offers these easy options for harder-to-recycle items:

HOW: Collect clean & dry plastic films from packaging at home and bring back to bins at the front of stores

WHAT: Plastic Film & Packaging

Grocery & retail shopping bags (remove receipts and remove hard plastic & string handles) Outer package wrapping (toilet paper, paper towels, diapers)
Dry cleaning bags Resealable zipper bags*
News paper sleeves & bags Produce bags*
Shipping materials (shipping envelopes, bubble wrap, air pillows (deflated)) Bread bags*
Case stretch wrap Plastic cereal box liners*

Packaging with instructions to recycle in store drop-off programs
*Recycle these items in EITHER the in-store or mail-in programs

 

 

Materials Accepted
Bubble WrapPlastic Bags and FilmTyvek Envelopes

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Pavillions Pharmacy – California Drug Take-Back Program

(858) 793-4661
Monday - Sunday 6AM-11PM
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3850 Valley Centre Dr
San Diego, california 92130

California Drug Take-Back Program

The California Drug Take-Back Program has enough remaining funding to provide you with free liners (including shipping and disposal of filled liners) through early 2022. We encourage you to continue accepting unwanted medications in the med bins we’ve installed at your facility, shipping them back once they are no more than 2/3 full, and ordering replacement liners as you’ve previously done (using the process documentation provided to you upon installation of the med bin). SB 212 is expected to be fully operational, barring no delays, in 2022. ​

Materials Accepted
Medications/Prescription Drugs

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Albertsons – California Drug Take-Back Program

(619) 237-1247
Mon- Sunday 6AM - 11PM
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655 14th St, San Diego
San Diego, california 92101

California Drug Take-Back Program

The California Drug Take-Back Program has enough remaining funding to provide you with free liners (including shipping and disposal of filled liners) through early 2022. We encourage you to continue accepting unwanted medications in the med bins we’ve installed at your facility, shipping them back once they are no more than 2/3 full, and ordering replacement liners as you’ve previously done (using the process documentation provided to you upon installation of the med bin). SB 212 is expected to be fully operational, barring no delays, in 2022. ​

Materials Accepted
Medications/Prescription Drugs

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Pools & Spas – City of Escondido Guidance

760-839-4657
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Escondido, california 92025

Water that is released to the streets, gutters, and storm drains in San Diego County IS NOT TREATED before it reaches our local creeks, rivers, and the ocean. All sources of pollution, including pool and spa water without cleaning chemicals removed, are prohibited from leaving your property and entering streets or storm drains. Only rain in the storm drain.

Please see the City of Escondido’s  Pools & Spas Best Practices sheet

Materials Accepted
Request Stormwater Information

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Pools, Spas, & Fountains – City of San Diego Guidance

(619) 235-1000
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San Diego, california 92101

Draining a swimming pool, spa or fountain can result in pollutants like algae, chlorine, salt and other chemicals in the water that can be hazardous to San Diego residents and toxic to the environment. Those pollutants and any pool construction materials must be removed before water enters the storm drain system.

Please see Think Blue San Diego’s Pools & Spas Best Practices sheet

Materials Accepted
Request Stormwater Information

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Pools & Spas – County Guidance

(888) 846-0800
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, california 91977

Preventing runoff from pool, spa, and fountain maintenance activities from entering our streets and storm drains helps protect our waterways from pollution!  All sources of pollution, including runoff from pools, spas, and fountains, are prohibited from leaving your property; only rainwater is allowed in the streets and storm drains.

What can I do?

  • Dispose of waste thoughtfully: discharge chlorinated or treated water into the sanitary sewer system to ensure that the chemicals often used in pools, spas and fountains do not enter our storm drains.
  • Use Best Management Practices (BMPs): BMPs are techniques or controls used to prevent or reduce the discharge of pollutants, such as chlorinated water, into the storm drain system. BMPs for pool, spa, and fountain maintenance include discharging water to a landscaped area.
Know before you go…

Discharging swimming pool, spa, and fountain water to a storm drain can only be done if the water is dechlorinated, has a pH in the 7.2-8 range, and has no algae or suspended solids.

 

What Can You Do To Keep Our Waterways Clean?

  • Follow manufacturer’s instructions for all pool chemicals. For more information on
    where to properly dispose of excess chemicals, call 1-877-R-1-EARTH (1-877-713-2784).
  • Dispose of liquid waste from pool and spa filters into the house sanitary sewer
    system and dispose of solids from pool and spa filters into a trash bag and then rinse
    the filter into a landscaped area or container.
  • Drain water to a landscaped or rocky area that will not cause soil erosion or runoff
    to a storm drain.
  • Drain water into a storm drain only if the water is reduced to less than 1 part per
    million of chlorine or bromine, and does not contain algaecides, acid wash, or high
    levels of salinity.
  • Pool owners are responsible for the practices of their contractors. Share these
    important facts with your pool maintenance company.
Materials Accepted
Request Stormwater Information

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The Fish Market | ReCork Program | Del Mar

(858) 755-2277
Monday-Thursday 11:30AM-8:30PM, Friday and Saturday 11:30AM-9:30PM
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640 Via De La Valle
Solana Beach, california 92075

The Fish Market has teamed up with ReCork to recycle wine corks used in their restaurant. You can also bring in your corks for recycling.

Restaurant is open for drop off during dining hours 11:30AM-8:30PM Monday-Thursday and Friday and Saturday 11:30AM-9:30PM.

Materials Accepted
Wine Cork

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James Gang Printing LLC | ReCork Program | San Diego

619-225-1753
Call to confirm drop-off hours
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4851 Newport Ave
San Diego, california 92107

Recycle your natural wine corks at your local ReCORK Public Collection Partner.

Please be sure to contact your intended drop-off location ahead of time to confirm they are accepting cork, and to enquire about specific drop-off hours.

Materials Accepted
Wine Cork

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Scisters Salon & Apothecary

619-466-6332
Tuesday - Saturday 9AM - 3PM
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7957 University Ave
La Mesa, california 91942

About Scisters Salon

Scisters Salon is San Diego’s first Zero Waste Salon, offering beauty products in bulk and various other supplies for living a zero waste, intentional lifestyle. An immense amount of thought is given to how the salon is operated, the services offered, and the options of products that are used and retailed. The team takes pride in finding and customizing products with easily recognized ingredients, eliminating toxins, and integrating wellness in your beauty routine.

Materials Accepted
Refill Stores

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Kai’s Refills

619-335-7774
Monday - Friday 10AM-3PM and 3:30PM - 5PM; Saturday - Sunday 10AM - 3PM
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7590 El Cajon Blvd, Suite E
La Mesa, california 91942

Your local refill store located in East County, San Diego. Our goal is to support eco-friendly swaps in your daily life. We are a small business who prioritizes family, health, natural products, and the planet. “Kai” means “of the sea” and it is also the name of my 7 year old daughter. We are a judgement free zone ready to help support your eco-friendly swaps. Everything will come shipped in reused, recycled, or donated packaging. Our bulk soap bottles are on a closed loop system so they will go back to the distributor when empty to be sanitized and re-used.

Thank you for shopping small!

Materials Accepted
Refill Stores
Recycling Fees Apply

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Blind Speed Sparkle blinds

(619) 286-9453
Monday - Friday 8 AM-5PM
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6636 University Av
San Diego, california 92115

Your Local Window Blind Experts

For over 30 years, our business has provided the area with custom window blinds as well as window blind cleaning and repair services that serve our clients particular needs.

  • Custom Order Blinds W
  • Window Blind Cleaning
  • Window Blind Repairs

Contact Us Today For More Information – Get started on getting your blinds looking like new again, or let our experts find new blinds that will best fit your residential or commercial property. Call us today at for more information about what we have available for you.

Materials Accepted
Window Blinds
Recycling Fees Apply

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Sephora Beauties Repurposed Recycling Program | Encinitas

(760) 230-8225
Monday - Saturday 10 AM - 7 PM; Sunday 10 AM - 6 PM
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113A N. El Camino Real
Encinitas, california 92024

Beauty (Re)Purposed aims to simplify the process and provide consumers with clear directions on how they can help divert beauty packaging from landfills. Here’s how it works:

  • Clean it out: At home, make sure the packaging is clean, unbagged, and free of liquid or product.
  • Drop it off: Visit any U.S. or Canadian Sephora store* and drop your empties that meet Pact’s collection guidelines in the dedicated collection bin. To find a participating location, please visit www.pactcollective.org/locations.
  • Close the loop: All done! Instead of being thrown away, the beauty empties could become something else.

For more information, please contact:

Su Patel, DeVries Global
spatel@devriesglobal.com

Materials Accepted
Personal Hygiene Products/Toiletries

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Sephora Beauties Repurposed Recycling Program | Carlsbad

(760) 585-4080
Mon - Thurs 11 AM - 8 PM; Fri - Sat 11 AM - 9 PM; Sun 11 AM - 6 PM
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2525 El Camino Real #224
Carlsbad, california 92008

Beauty (Re)Purposed aims to simplify the process and provide consumers with clear directions on how they can help divert beauty packaging from landfills. Here’s how it works:

  • Clean it out: At home, make sure the packaging is clean, unbagged, and free of liquid or product.
  • Drop it off: Visit any U.S. or Canadian Sephora store* and drop your empties that meet Pact’s collection guidelines in the dedicated collection bin. To find a participating location, please visit www.pactcollective.org/locations.
  • Close the loop: All done! Instead of being thrown away, the beauty empties could become something else.

For more information, please contact:

Su Patel, DeVries Global
spatel@devriesglobal.com

Materials Accepted
Personal Hygiene Products/Toiletries

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Sephora Beauties Repurposed Recycling Program | Carmel Valley

(619) 333-2840
Monday - Saturday 10 AM - 8 PM; Sunday 11 AM - 67PM
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3715 Caminito Ct
San Diego, california 92130

Beauty (Re)Purposed aims to simplify the process and provide consumers with clear directions on how they can help divert beauty packaging from landfills. Here’s how it works:

  • Clean it out: At home, make sure the packaging is clean, unbagged, and free of liquid or product.
  • Drop it off: Visit any U.S. or Canadian Sephora store* and drop your empties that meet Pact’s collection guidelines in the dedicated collection bin. To find a participating location, please visit www.pactcollective.org/locations.
  • Close the loop: All done! Instead of being thrown away, the beauty empties could become something else.

For more information, please contact:

Su Patel, DeVries Global
spatel@devriesglobal.com

Materials Accepted
Personal Hygiene Products/Toiletries

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Sephora Beauties Repurposed Recycling Program | Santee

(858) 250-3430
Monday - Saturday 10 AM - 7 PM; Sunday 11 AM - 6 PM
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9930 Mission Gorge Rd, Space #9
Santee, california 92071

Beauty (Re)Purposed aims to simplify the process and provide consumers with clear directions on how they can help divert beauty packaging from landfills. Here’s how it works:

  • Clean it out: At home, make sure the packaging is clean, unbagged, and free of liquid or product.
  • Drop it off: Visit any U.S. or Canadian Sephora store* and drop your empties that meet Pact’s collection guidelines in the dedicated collection bin. To find a participating location, please visit www.pactcollective.org/locations.
  • Close the loop: All done! Instead of being thrown away, the beauty empties could become something else.
PACKAGING DROP-OFF GUIDE
What packaging goes to Pact?
All of the below is Pact-accepted packaging, as long as it’s clean and empty*:
Plastic bottles + jars smaller than a fist
Plastic + aluminum squeezable tubes
Ceramic + porcelain containers
Colored glass bottles + jars (varies heavily by location; check locally)
Caps + closures, Pumps + dispensers, Droppers + applicators, Compacts + palettes, Lipstick/lip gloss tubes + applicators, Mascara tubes + wands, Plastic pencil components for eye/lip liner + brow pencils, Toothpaste tubes + dental floss containers, Silicone containers, Pouches, Supplement bottles

For more information, please contact:

Su Patel, DeVries Global
spatel@devriesglobal.com

Materials Accepted
Personal Hygiene Products/Toiletries

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Sephora Beauties Repurposed Recycling Program | La Jolla Village

(858) 250-3430
Monday - Saturday 10 AM - 7 PM; Sunday 11 AM - 6 PM
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8827 Villa La Jolla Dr
San Diego, california 92037

Beauty (Re)Purposed aims to simplify the process and provide consumers with clear directions on how they can help divert beauty packaging from landfills. Here’s how it works:

  • Clean it out: At home, make sure the packaging is clean, unbagged, and free of liquid or product.
  • Drop it off: Visit any U.S. or Canadian Sephora store* and drop your empties that meet Pact’s collection guidelines in the dedicated collection bin. To find a participating location, please visit www.pactcollective.org/locations.
  • Close the loop: All done! Instead of being thrown away, the beauty empties could become something else.

For more information, please contact:

Su Patel, DeVries Global
spatel@devriesglobal.com

Materials Accepted
Personal Hygiene Products/Toiletries

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Sephora Beauties Repurposed Recycling Program | UTC

(858) 457-1983
Monday - Saturday 10 AM - 8 PM; Sunday 11 AM - 7 PM
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4545 La Jolla Village Dr, Suite C16
San Diego, california 92122

Beauty (Re)Purposed aims to simplify the process and provide consumers with clear directions on how they can help divert beauty packaging from landfills. Here’s how it works:

  • Clean it out: At home, make sure the packaging is clean, unbagged, and free of liquid or product.
  • Drop it off: Visit any U.S. or Canadian Sephora store* and drop your empties that meet Pact’s collection guidelines in the dedicated collection bin. To find a participating location, please visit www.pactcollective.org/locations.
  • Close the loop: All done! Instead of being thrown away, the beauty empties could become something else.

For more information, please contact:

Su Patel, DeVries Global
spatel@devriesglobal.com

Materials Accepted
Personal Hygiene Products/Toiletries

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Specialized Waste Solutions

(858)699-7785
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12067 Riverside Dr.
Lakeside, california 92040

We are an asset based chemical distribution and environmental services company. We specialize in Hazardous Waste Disposal and Bulk Chemical Transportation Company Headquartered in San Diego County.

  • WE DELIVER RAW MATERIALS
  • WE PICKUP YOUR CHEMICAL WASTE
  • LEAVING YOU MORE TIME FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Certified Recyclable Material Collectors (CRMCs) are mid-scale recyclers that have been certified by the City of San Diego to ensure collection vehicles and
containers are properly maintained, and acceptable recyclable materials are collected and reported to the City. According to the City’s Recycling Ordinance, all
businesses and privately-serviced residences are required to have recycling, organic waste recycling and trash collection from one Franchise Hauler. In addition to
the required services from a Franchise Hauler, a business or privately-serviced residence may supplement recycling and/or organic waste recycling service from
one of the following optional CRMCs. The City does not assign haulers or set service rates for businesses and privately-serviced residences.

Materials Accepted
Commercial Recycling CollectionHazardous Waste HaulersOrganics (food scraps and food-soiled paper)
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply

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KD Farms Trucking

(760) 644-3400
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15777 Old Milky Way
Escondido, california 92027

We pick up local discarded food and processing residuals and deliver them to our sister company, Frank Konyn Dairy to be used as cattle feed. Last year we picked up over 18,000 tons of the following:

  1. Spent brewery grains from 18 local breweries
  2. Vegetable and fruit pulp from three local juice manufacturers
  3. Discarded bakery products from 12 local bakeries, bread factories, and tortilla shops

We also deliver a variety of high quality mulches, composts, barks and specialty soils to landscapers in San Diego County and throughout Southern California for our other sister company, San Pasqual Valley Soils.

Certified Recyclable Material Collectors (CRMCs) are mid-scale recyclers that have been certified by the City of San Diego to ensure collection vehicles and
containers are properly maintained, and acceptable recyclable materials are collected and reported to the City. According to the City’s Recycling Ordinance, all
businesses and privately-serviced residences are required to have recycling, organic waste recycling and trash collection from one Franchise Hauler. In addition to
the required services from a Franchise Hauler, a business or privately-serviced residence may supplement recycling and/or organic waste recycling service from
one of the following optional CRMCs. The City does not assign haulers or set service rates for businesses and privately-serviced residences.

Materials Accepted
Commercial Recycling CollectionOrganics (food scraps and food-soiled paper)
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply

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Excess Poly

1-888-400-5537
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San Diego , california 92123

Excess Poly specializes in Plastic Recycling. We service U.S. and Canadian manufacturers, recyclers, demolition, and insurance companies. We buy truckloads and less-than-truckloads of Obsolete Plastic Parts, Virgin Plastics, Plastic Regrind, Reprocessed Plastic, and all forms of Plastic Scrap.

We offer competitive pricing, immediate pick up, and prompt payment on every load.

Working with your team, we will strive to find possible solutions for your plastic scrap waste stream. Our ultimate goal is to divert plastic waste from landfills while reducing the cost of landfill fees. Scrap plastic has value, so eventually, your expenses will convert into profit.

Call 1-888-400-5537 or email info@excesspoly.com to inquire.

 

Materials Accepted
Bubble WrapCommercial Recycling CollectionFiberglassHoseLaboratory EquipmentPaktechPatio FurniturePetromatPlastic Bags and FilmPlastics #1 PET (Not CRV)Plastics #2 HDPE (Not CRV)Plastics #3 PVC (Not CRV)Plastics #4 LDPE (Not CRV)Plastics #5 PP (Not CRV)Plastics #6 Polystyrene Blocks (Not CRV)Plastics #6 Polystyrene Peanuts (Not CRV)Plastics #6 Styrofoam (Not CRV)Plastics #7 Other (Not CRV)TarpVinylYoga Mats
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Refund

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HP Instant Ink – Walmart Station

(858)268-2885
Monday-Sunday 6AM-11PM
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4840 Shawline St.
San Diego, california 92111

Recycle your empty ink cartridge’s in selected Walmart locations. HP Instant ink includes hassle-free recycling by mail.

Authorized Cartridge Recycling Partner.

 

Materials Accepted
Inkjet Cartridges

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Sephora Beauties Repurposed Recycling Program | Point Loma

(858) 727-2913
Monday - Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM; Sunday 11 AM - 6 PM
Visit Website
2445 Truxtun Rd
San Diego, california 92106

Beauty (Re)Purposed aims to simplify the process and provide consumers with clear directions on how they can help divert beauty packaging from landfills. Here’s how it works:

  • Clean it out: At home, make sure the packaging is clean, unbagged, and free of liquid or product.
  • Drop it off: Visit any U.S. or Canadian Sephora store* and drop your empties that meet Pact’s collection guidelines in the dedicated collection bin. To find a participating location, please visit www.pactcollective.org/locations.
  • Close the loop: All done! Instead of being thrown away, the beauty empties could become something else.

For more information, please contact:

Su Patel, DeVries Global
spatel@devriesglobal.com

Materials Accepted
Personal Hygiene Products/Toiletries

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Benebone Dog Toys

(866) 846-7786
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, california

How it works

Recycle Benebone nylon dog chew toys We’ve made getting started with the Benebone Free Recycling Program easy! Simply download a free shipping label to ship your Benebone nylon dog chew toys to TerraCycle, and we’ll recycle them. Enrollment limits apply.

Yes, this free recycling program is brand-specific, which means you can only recycle the nylon dog chew toys of this particular brand. Lumabone, Benebone’s sister brand, is also accepted through this free recycling program.

We encourage you to ship when your box is full of at least 5 Benebone nylon dog chew toys to minimize the transportation carbon footprint for this program. UPS will not accept dripping packages, so please make sure your items are dry.

No, you do not need to clean the nylon dog chew toys before dropping them off, but please make sure your items are dry.

Materials Accepted
Plastic Toys

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Free The Girls – Used Bra Drop-Off in Fashion Valley Aerie Store

(619)329-6750
Monday-Saturday 10AM-9PM; Sunday 11AM-7PM
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7007 Friars Road, Suite 700D
San Diego, california 92108

Our Work

We partner with individuals and organizations to work with survivors of sex trafficking and help answer the question of “What happens next?” We are committed to addressing the circumstances that created the vulnerability towards exploitation in the first place – namely, isolation and poverty. The foundation of our answer is to provide a pathway for the women to lift themselves out of poverty through entrepreneurship and relationships; granting them the capacity to earn a sustainable livable wage while they focus on all others areas of healing. Our most successful initiative to date has been equipping the women in our programs to run and operate their own bra-selling businesses using the new and gently used bras we collect from donors around the world as their inventory.

BRAS?

YES, YOU READ THAT CORRECTLY. Maybe you have one or a few bras in your drawer that you don’t wear? We accept new and gently used bras in good condition. Bras and the second-hand clothing market provide a safe and powerful economic opportunity for survivors of trafficking in the developing countries we serve. A woman only has to sell 4 bras a day to earn a livable wage.

Where to Donate? Fashion Valley American Eagle & Aerie Store

Materials Accepted
Clothes/Clothing/Fabric

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Positive Phee

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1280 Essex Street
Hillcrest, california 92103

With a degree in fashion retail Sophie, “Phee” spent a decade immersed in the London luxury fashion & lingerie industries before moving to San Diego where she founded her sustainable fashion services brand Positive Phee. After researching the current fashion cycle and the damage that fast fashion has done to our society & environment, Sophie was motivated to explore a niche for circular fashion events, sustainable styling and upcycling.

Please contact @positive_phee on Instagram or email positivephee@gmail.com to arrange the time of your donation drop offs. Drop offs are welcome 7 days a week, 24 hours a day but need to be confirmed in advance. Second-hand styling also available by appointment.

Materials Accepted
Clothes/Clothing/Fabric
Recycling Fees Apply

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GOLDTOE Socks Free Recycling Program (Terracycle)

(866) 846-7786
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, california
Recycle all brands of used, clean socks here

How it works

We’ve made getting started with the GOLDTOE® Socks Free Recycling Program easy! Simply download a free shipping label to ship all brands of used, clean socks to TerraCycle, and we’ll recycle them. Enrollment limits apply. If the program is full, you will be added to a waitlist.

 

Collect

Create a TerraCycle account and join this program. Then reuse any box you have to start collecting all brands of used, clean socks.

 

Print Free Label

When your box is full, sign in to your TerraCycle account to download and print a prepaid shipping label.

 

Ship

Seal your box, affix the prepaid shipping label, and send it to us to be recycled.
Materials Accepted
Clothes/Clothing/Fabric
Pickup Service Available

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Funsicle Inflatables Free Recycling Program (Terracycle)

(866) 846-7786
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, california

Funsicle® Inflatables Free Recycling Program

Recycle Funsicle inflatable pools and floats

How it works

We’ve made getting started with the Funsicle Inflatables Free Recycling Program easy! Simply download a free shipping label to ship your deflated Funsicle inflatable pools and floats to TerraCycle, and we’ll recycle them. Enrollment limits apply. If the program is full, you will be added to a waitlist.

 

Collect

Create a TerraCycle account and join this program. Then reuse any box you have to start collecting your deflated Funsicle inflatable pools and floats.

 

Print Free Label

When your box is full, sign in to your TerraCycle account to download and print a prepaid shipping label.

 

Ship

Seal your box, affix the prepaid shipping label, and send it to us to be recycled.
Materials Accepted
Plastic Toys
Pickup Service Available

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City of San Diego Organic Waste Recycling Program

(858) 694-7000
Monday-Wednesday, Friday 7AM-5PM; Thursday 8AM-4PM
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9601 Ridgehaven Ct
San Diego, california 92123

California State Senate Bill 1383 (SB 1383), requires the reduction of organic waste disposed of in landfills. Organic waste is food scraps and food-soiled paper from kitchens and food operations and yard waste such as garden and landscape waste, organic textiles and carpets and wood waste.

In order to comply with SB 1383, and to make San Diego a more sustainable and thriving place for everyone, the City of San Diego is pleased to introduce a new Organic Waste Recycling program for all City residents. The program – which represents the biggest change to trash and recycling in San Diego’s history – supports the City’s Zero Waste and Climate Action Plan goals.

Organic waste collection services for households serviced by the City of San Diego’s Environmental Services Department will begin in January 2023 and will continue as a phased rollout, with completion expected by mid-2023.

For information about when you can start participating in organic waste recycling, what items can go in the new green bin, and other vital details, please refer to the Organic Waste Recycling Frequently Asked Questions page or the city’s new Organic Waste Recycling website.

 

 

 

Materials Accepted
BambooBranchesChristmas TreeCoffee GroundsDry WoodFood (Non-perishable)Food (Perishable)Grass ClippingsGreen Waste/Yard TrimmingsIce PlantOrganics (food scraps and food-soiled paper)Pet FoodPumpkinsRoot BallTree StumpsTrees
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply

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Pedder Chrysler Dodge Ram Jeep of Poway

(858) 883-2700
Monday-Friday 7:30 AM - 5 PM; Saturday 8 AM- 2 PM
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13811 Poway Rd
Poway, california 92064

Accepts used motor oil for recycling.

Materials Accepted
Used Motor Oil

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Sharia’s Closet

(619)808-4979
Tuesday - Thursday 1PM-5PM; Saturday 11 AM-3PM
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6244 El Cajon Blvd #5
San Diego, california 92115

Mission

Our mission is to provide free emergency clothing to people that have an immediate need for clothing.

Vision

Our vision is to empower people with clothes to promote self-esteem and self-identity in our community.

What We Do

We provide free, emergency clothing to those experiencing financial hardship or crisis. We help children attend school with confidence and provide teens or adults with professional attire for interviews or the workplace. We empower members of our community in need by promoting self-esteem and self-identity.

We Need Your Help

We are in need of basic clothing, hygiene, and household essentials to include with our customized care bags. Visit our Donation page to see our most urgently needed items and other ways to give.
Materials Accepted
Clothes/Clothing/FabricDiapers (Unused/New)
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply
Recycling Refund

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Green Bin – Waste Management Customers

619-596-5100 or 760-439-2824
Walk-in: Monday - Friday 7 AM - 3:30 PM; Saturday 8 AM - 12 PM
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1001 W Bradley Ave
El Cajon, california 92020

Organics Recycling

Materials Accepted
BambooBranchesChristmas TreeDry WoodGrass ClippingsGreen Waste/Yard TrimmingsIce PlantOrganics (food scraps and food-soiled paper)PumpkinsRoot BallTree StumpsTrees
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply

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Green Bin – Republic Services Customers

619-421-9400
Customer Service Hours Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Call Wed-Fri for shorter wait times)
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6670 Federal Blvd
Lemon Grove, california 91945

Keep It Green: Why You Should Never Recycle Yard Waste

Becoming a better recycler means understanding what is recyclable and what isn’t in your community. No matter where you live, some items, like yard waste, should never be recycled. Learn how to sustainably manage your yard waste.

Byline: BTB Editor

September 1, 2021 / Time to read: 5 min

There are many ways to become a better recycler. Understanding what is recyclable and what isn’t in your community is the number one way to be a better, more effective recycler. But no matter where you live, some items should NEVER be recycled – for example, yard waste.

While there are a few sustainable ways to manage your yard waste, which include grass clippings and trimmings from trees, flowers, shrubs, and more, recycling that material isn’t one of them.

If you’re looking to implement more sustainable habits into your yard or lawn maintenance routine, then check out these tips from Republic Services:

  • Don’t trash it. If you can avoid putting your lawn clippings or yard waste in the trash, you’re taking a small step to help support a greener environment. And no matter what, never place yard waste of any kind in your recycling bin.
  • Let it be. Leaving clippings on your lawn will NOT damage the grass. If you mow your lawn so that the grass clippings are never more than two or three inches tall and leave the clippings where they fall – they will help enrich the soil. Don’t forget about those leaves. Did you know that you can also leave leaves on your lawn? According to Consumer Reports, leaves create a natural layer on any soil or grass and help foster and support a local ecosystem.
  • Compost it. If you compost at home, yard trimmings can be added to an outdoor compost pile. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, if all yard clippings were composted, we could keep about 33 million pounds of organic waste out of landfills each year. Composting is not the same process as recycling cans, paper and plastic, so never put organic waste in your curbside recycling bin. If you want to learn more about composting, check out our tips for starting an at-home compost bin.
  • Get help. If you think that finding a way to sustainably manage your yard waste is overwhelming, then get help! Find a local yard waste or composting removal service to help you do good with your yard waste and lawn clippings. It’s a simple solution to remove yard debris while protecting the planet.

Taking pride in your yard or garden doesn’t mean taking up space in a landfill with yard waste. Dispose of your yard waste the correct way and then sit back and admire the beautiful – and sustainable – outdoor space you’ve created!

Materials Accepted
BambooBranchesChristmas TreeDry WoodFood (Perishable)Grass ClippingsGreen Waste/Yard TrimmingsIce PlantOrganics (food scraps and food-soiled paper)PumpkinsRoot BallTree StumpsTrees
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply

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Firestone Tire & Service Centers – La Mesa

(619)462-3280
Monday - Saturday 7AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-6PM
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5577 Lake Murray Blvd
La Mesa, california 91942

Recycling your used tires is terrific for the environment. Potential uses include: polymer treatment, crumb rubber
production, retreading, shredding, and the manufacture of such products as rubber asphalt, playground equipment,
crash barriers, erosion control, floor and track surfacing, oil spill recovery, roofing, and other environmentally safe
applications.

Fees apply: $6 per tier

Materials Accepted
Small TiresTires
Recycling Fees Apply

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Greentech Renewables

(858) 277-4223
Monday - Friday 6 AM - 4:30 PM
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9190 Activity Rd
San Diego, california 92126

Solar panels accepted for $20 per panel on the 3rd Saturday, 6am – 12pm, of every month!

Materials Accepted
Solar Panels
Recycling Fees Apply

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Free Recycling Quote

(817)946-5655
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Nation-wide Program, california

Going green is made easier and more affordable for organizations, thanks to Free Recycling Quotes. This online recycling exchange offers up to five quotes from local and national recycling centers, absolutely free. Interested parties need only fill out an online form requesting to recycle certain items, such as electronics, metals, paper or plastic, which is then forwarded to the website Free Recycling Quotes ensures that clients receive quotes that are not generic marketing rates, but are customized to suit their requests. Quotes provided come from companies specific to their area.

1. Fill out the form below to schedule your pickup.
2. Confirm a pickup time for your material and pricing.
3. Receive a Certificate of Recycling and Reward Points to Claim Your Reward

Fill out your pick-up form by following this link: https://www.recyclingquotes.com/schedule-a-pick-up.html

 

Materials Accepted
Car BatteriesCarsCell PhonesClothes/Clothing/FabricDumpster RentalFluorescent Light BulbsFormal DressGraduation GownsHousehold BatteriesIncandescent Light BulbsJeans/DenimLithium Ion BatteryMarine BatteriesMetal Pipe/WireMotorcycle BatteriesPantyhosePlastic Recycling HaulersRechargeable BatteriesScooter BatteriesYarn
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply
Recycling Refund

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San Diego Technical Services

(619)241-4250
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3495 Kurtz Street
San Diego, california 92110
Materials Accepted
Fire Retardant ChemicalsHousehold BatteriesPaper Shredding Services
Pickup Service Available
Recycling Fees Apply
Recycling Refund

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Med-Project Sharps Mail-Back Services

844-633-7765
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, california

Mail-Back Services

Mail-Back Services are available in your area. To order a Mail-Back package, visit the Mail-Back section of www.med-project.org.

For more information about the MED-Project program, please visit www.med-project.org or call 1-844-MED-PROJECT 1-844-633-7765 (TTY: 711)

 

Sharps Usage

If there are specific instructions on the label, package, or package insert, please follow those instructions.

Safe Disposal Information

Place all sharps in a sharps disposal container immediately after they have been used. This will reduce the risk of needle sticks, cuts, and punctures from sharps.

Never place sharps in the trash, recycling, or green waste container. Never flush sharps down the drain or toilet.

Accepted: Sharps such as hypodermic needles, pen needles, intravenous needles, lancets, and other devices that are used to penetrate the skin for the delivery of mediations, contained in U.S. Food and Drug Administration-cleared sharps containers.

Please separate and remove any items that are not accepted before disposing.

Not Accepted: controlled substances (such as opioids), unwanted medicine separate from sharps, batteries, illicit or illegal drugs, and biologics (such as insulin).

 

Materials Accepted
Free Needles/Sharps ContainerNeedles/Sharps
Pickup Service Available

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Play It Again Sports San Diego (Pacific Beach)

(858) 490-0222
Monday-Saturday 10AM-7PM; Sunday 10AM-5PM
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1401 Garnet Ave
San Diego, california 92109

Buy & Sell Sports Gear & Fitness Equipment | Play It Again Sports

Play It Again Sports® locations are locally owned and operated, and are focused on serving the community. We buy, sell, and trade used and new sports equipment and fitness gear and pass along the savings to you! We pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service every day and believe that our selection of major brands and breadth of products will keep you coming back for years.

Get Cash for Your Gear and Equipment!

We want your quality used sports and fitness gear. Get cash or trade for your equipment. We’re currently looking for fitness, hockey, baseball, golf, football, and soccer gear.

We Share Your Passion for Sports!

At Play It Again Sports we specialize in fitness & exercise, football, baseball & softball, volleyball, ice and field hockey, lacrosse, bicycles, track & field, winter sports, and soccer. When it comes to fitting sports equipment, we know our stuff. Our staff members are trained to provide athletes with the best possible fit in the gear you need to play the game.

We Are Your Sports Service Experts!

We service what we sell at Play It Again Sports, and when it comes to fitting sports equipment, we know our stuff. Our team is trained to provide athletes with the best possible fit in the gear they need. We make sure you have the right equipment for your sport – and that it performs for you.

Materials Accepted
BicycleBicycle Inner TubesBicycle TiresGolf ClubsGym EquipmentPool TableSkateboardSnowboardSurfboardWetsuit

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Needles/Sharps Pharmaceutical Company Take-Back Programs

800-643-1643
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, Nationwide

To assist patients with managing and disposing of used sharps, many pharmaceutical companies offer mail-back programs, which are often free of charge. Other companies provide FDA-cleared containers to patients who use medications that require sharps.

Below is a list of mail-back and container programs you may be eligible for, as well as contact info for patients to enroll in a program.

Please note that the patient must be actively taking the injectable medication and use the sharps container provided by the company to be eligible for each mail-back program.

https://safeneedledisposal.org/solutions/pharmaceutical-programs/

Materials Accepted
Free Needles/Sharps ContainerNeedles/Sharps
Pickup Service Available

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Saks Beauty Recycling Program (Terracycle)

(866) 846-7786
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, california
Saks Beauty Recycling Program 

We’ve made getting started with the free Saks Beauty Recycling Program easy! Simply download a free shipping label to ship all brands of empty beauty products and packaging to TerraCycle, and we’ll recycle it. Enrollment limits apply. If the program is full, you will be added to a waitlist.

eg. mascara tubs and wands, lip gloss packaging, lipstick packaging, cosmetic cases, skin care tubes, bottles and pumps, hair care bottles and more!

https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/brigades/saks-beauty#@40.77027075200147:-95.93705549677736zoom:4

 

 

Materials Accepted
Personal Hygiene Products/Toiletries
Pickup Service Available

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Colgate® Oral Care Free Recycling Program

866-967-6766
Online
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San Diego, california 92123
Recycle all brands of oral care products and packaging.
How it works

We’ve made getting started with the Colgate Oral Care Free Recycling Program easy! Simply download a free shipping label to ship your used or empty toothpaste tubes and caps, toothbrushes, toothpaste cartons, toothbrush outer packaging, and floss containers to TerraCycle, and we’ll recycle them. Enrollment limits apply for private collection locations. If the program is full, please check for the closest public collection location.

Collect

Create a TerraCycle account and join this program. Then reuse any box you have to start collecting your used or empty toothpaste tubes and caps, toothbrushes, toothpaste cartons, toothbrush outer packaging, and floss containers.
Print Free Label
When your box is full, sign in to your TerraCycle account to download and print a prepaid shipping label.
Ship
Seal your box, affix the prepaid shipping label, and send it to us to be recycled.
Materials Accepted
Electronic ToothbrushPersonal Hygiene Products/Toiletries

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Play It Again Sports San Diego (Scripps Mesa)

(858) 695-3030
Monday-Saturday 10AM-7PM; Sunday 10AM-5PM
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9999 Mira Mesa Blvd Suite 102
San Diego, california 92131

Buy & Sell Sports Gear & Fitness Equipment | Play It Again Sports

Play It Again Sports® locations are locally owned and operated, and are focused on serving the community. We buy, sell, and trade used and new sports equipment and fitness gear and pass along the savings to you! We pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service every day and believe that our selection of major brands and breadth of products will keep you coming back for years.

Get Cash for Your Gear and Equipment!

We want your quality used sports and fitness gear. Get cash or trade for your equipment. We’re currently looking for fitness, hockey, baseball, golf, football, and soccer gear.

We Share Your Passion for Sports!

At Play It Again Sports we specialize in fitness & exercise, football, baseball & softball, volleyball, ice and field hockey, lacrosse, bicycles, track & field, winter sports, and soccer. When it comes to fitting sports equipment, we know our stuff. Our staff members are trained to provide athletes with the best possible fit in the gear you need to play the game.

We Are Your Sports Service Experts!

We service what we sell at Play It Again Sports, and when it comes to fitting sports equipment, we know our stuff. Our team is trained to provide athletes with the best possible fit in the gear they need. We make sure you have the right equipment for your sport – and that it performs for you.

Materials Accepted
BicycleBicycle Inner TubesBicycle TiresGolf ClubsGym EquipmentPool TableSkateboardSnowboardSurfboardWetsuit

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San Diego Fix-It Clinic

sdfixitclinic@gmail.com
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Various Locations
San Diego County, california

Register for an upcoming, free Fix-It Clinic here.

Peter Mui, from the Bay Area started this idea of Fixit Clinics because the biggest items that are disposed of right now are electronic devices and textiles that needed a simple repair/mend but it is so much easier to toss and buy than to try to fix. By creating what he likes to describe as do-it-together disassembly at local libraries and/or Makerspaces he brought together the community of trades people to share their skills with their fellow neighbors on how to troubleshoot and repair their appliances, clothes, electronics (the list can be endless) at these hands on clinics. This program has been adopted throughout the country and has received overwhelming support in every community.

For more information about Peter Mui’s Fixit Clinics go to http://fixitclinic.blogspot.com/

Materials Accepted
Repair Workshops

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Old Town Shoe Repair

(619) 228-9862
Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5 PM; Saturday 10 AM - 2 PM
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2080 Harney St
San Diego, california 92110
We Repair and Clean:
 
*Men’s & Women’s Shoes
*Purses & Handbags
*Boots & Backpacks
*Zippers, Belts & Luggage
*All types of Leather Goods & Suede
​*Dyeing Services and Stretching Available as well!
*We also offer clothes alterations too. 
Materials Accepted
Clothes/Clothing/FabricLeather AccessoriesLuggageShoes
Recycling Fees Apply

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Rip Curl Wetsuit Recycling Drop-Off or Mail-In Program | Terracycle

866-967-6766
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193 Avienda La Pata
San Clemente, california 92673

Drop-off Location

PACIFIC BEACH

4287 MISSION BLVD #A SAN DIEGO, CA, USA 92109

If there’s no drop-off point near you, you can mail your wetsuit directly to Rip Curl at the address below.

Important: You will need to pay for the shipping costs from your preferred shipping carrier.

Mail your wetsuit to:

RIP CURL, WETSUIT RECYCLING

193 Avienda La Pata, San Clemente, CA 92673

Materials Accepted
Wetsuit

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White Cap Construction Supply – Escondido

760-438-2292
Monday - Friday 6 AM - 4:30PM
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505 Corporate Dr
Escondido, california 92029

Accepts

  • Rechargeable batteries can be dropped off hereRechargeable Batteries
  • Cellphone batteries can be dropped off hereCellphones
  • Single Use batteries can be dropped off hereSingle Use Batteries

Single Use Batteries (alkaline household batteries) must have ends taped, and each battery must be placed in a separate baggie.

* Please call to verify

Materials Accepted
Cell PhonesHousehold BatteriesLithium Ion BatteryRechargeable Batteries

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