Residential Recycling

Free Home/Office Recycling Container

While supplies last!! Pick up your FREE 7 gallon, office recycling container. Stop by the City of Hemet Corporation Yard, at 3777 Industrial Avenue, Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Limit 2 per customer.

Residential recycling is collected on a weekly basis. The grey container or black container with blue lid is for recyclable materials. It's important to identify and remove materials unsuitable for recycling. Mixing trash with recyclable materials is strictly prohibited. Green/Yard waste must also be kept in its own container. Please review the section below for more information on the Do's and Don'ts of Recycling. If you have questions about your recycling program please call CR&R's Customer Service Department at (800) 755-8112 or visit CR&R Inc.

Glass

Recyclable Glass

Do's

Food and Beverage Bottles
Glass Jars and Bottles
House Windows
Liquor, Soda and Juice Bottles
Tempered Glass
Pyrex

Don'ts

Ceramic
Mirrors
Fluorescent Tubes
Light Bulbs
Safety Glass

Metal

Recyclable Metals

Do's

Empty Aerosol Cans
Metal Coat Hangers
Aluminum Cans
Tin Cans
Food and Juice Jars
Empty Paint Cans (dry paint is OK) Metal Foil
Lawn Furniture 

Don'ts

Automotive Parts
Plumbing Parts
No Mixed Products such as combinations of metal and paper

Paper

Recyclable Paper Items

Do's

Corrugated Cardboard
Junk Mail
Magazines
Phone books
Chipboard (Cereal/Cracker Boxes) Newspaper
Computer paper
Any White Paper
Mixed Paper

Don'ts

Waxed Milk Cartons
Waxed Paper
No Mixed Products such as combinations of metal and paper
Soiled Paper

Plastics

Recyclable Plastic Items

Please remove liquids, lids and food residue from all recyclables before placing them in the recycling container.

Do's

PET: soft drink bottles, photo film canisters
HDPE: detergent containers, plastic water/milk containers, pails, t-shirt bags, flower/plant containers
PVC: sprinkler pipe
LDPE: trash can liners, shrink wrap, grocery bags
PP: yogurt containers, luggage, drinking straws
PS: plastic plates, cups egg cartons, food trays
Other: Tupperware and mixed plastic containers
Plastic Toys
Plastic Labeled 1 thru 7

Don'ts

No Mixed Products (i.e., plastic/metal combination)