Public Works Division - Recycling
"An Effort Today...A Reward Tomorrow."
Convenient Curbside Recycling in San Joaquin Valley Sunset will Collect All Recyclable Material
AT THE CURB - By 6:00 A.M. on your Collection Day


Soda Bottles

Milk Containers

Narrow Necked Plastic Bottles

Glass Bottles & Jars

Tin Cans

Aluminum Cans

Aluminum Foil


Junk Mail


Cereal Boxes



Telephone Books



Cardboard (flatten)



Waste Oil

Battery in a Plastic Container With Cap

*Place next to Bin


Recycling Questions and Answers

Q: How do I dispose of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), such as paint, fluorescent light bulbs, antifreeze, etc.?
A: We have two HHW events a year; one in the Spring and one in the Fall. We can put your name on our list and mail out a flyer to you approximately 3 weeks before the event.
The next HHW Drop-Off Event will be held Spring 2008. For more information about HHW Collection Events, contact Leslie Kline at (559) 262-4259 or
Q: Where do I recycle ______________?
A: Please check our Directory of Recyclers, titled, "TURNING IT AROUND". If you are unable to locate a recycler for your item(s), please give our office a call at (559) 262-4259.
Q: Where is the landfill?
A: The American Avenue Landfill is located at 18950 W. American Avenue; 4 miles west of Madera Avenue (Hwy 145) in Kerman; phone (559) 846-6138. Click here for a Location Map for American Ave Landfill that is viewable using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
The Coalinga Disposal Site
Located at 30825 Lost Hills Road; 3 miles east of Hwy 198 in Coalinga; phone (559) 935-1949.
Click here for a Location Map for Coalinga Disposal Site