Humboldt Recycles

A partnership with Recology to Help You Recycle Right

Be Part of the Solution,

Not the Confusion

Did you know trash can contaminate the good recyclables?


Everyday the public throws millions of pounds of trash into recycling bins. 

Recycle These

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*Only leave cap on CRV


Please NO waxy or water resistant coating, like milk cartons. No books.


*Only leave cap on CRV

Keep These Out

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No Tanglers or Electronics
(no hoses, wires, or chains)
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Do Not Bag Recyclables & No Trash
No Plastic Bags or Film
(please bring plastic bags to your local supermarket for recycling)
No Food or Liquid
(please empty and clean all containers & no greasy Pizza boxes)
No Clothing or Linens
(please donate usable cloth material or put soiled cloth in garbage)
No Waxed or Plastic Lined Cartons

Eureka Youth Council Presents:
Night of the Living Garbage
A Recycling Contamination PSA

Printable Recycling Guide

The Gallery of Oops

Real Photos from Recology's Recycling Facility in Samoa


Food Contamination

Liquid and foods can leak onto clean recyclables.

Did you know recyclables must be clean, and anything soiled is thrown away?

The recycling facility

does not clean recyclables

Still Confused?

Use Recology's Searchable Guide

(Click the Image Below)

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