Recycling and Solid Waste Disposal
The Resources Division is responsible for developing, implementing and administering a range of County-wide solid waste management programs. The goal is to provide for the proper management and disposal of residential and business trash, recyclable materials, and household hazardous waste.
Listed below are several programs and related links that will help you better manage your solid waste.
Recycling and Solid Waste Information
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||Or, find the Turning it Around guide in your current phone book under R for Recycling.
Business Waste Assessment Program and Recycling Market Development Zone Program (RMDZ)
Mandatory Commercial Recycling Law
Recycling CRV • Recicle CRV (Spanish)
Special Programs - Special Handling (Ag, Appliances, Batteries, Electronics, Fluorescent Lights, and More...)
Used Oil Recycling • Reciclaje De Aceite Usado (Spanish)
Yard Waste Recycling
Grasscycling • Reciclaje De Pasto (Spanish)
New Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling Requirements effective January 1, 2014
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
The HHW Program is in Transition and No future HHW Drop-off events are scheduled.
Permanent Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility is Open
Hours of Operation (HHW accepted from the public):
Residential HHW: (Free/No Cost) - Saturdays (except Holiday weekends) 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. No appointment needed.
Business Hazardous Wastes: Pay for cost of disposal (Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators "CESQG)
Call (877) 235-3005 toll-free, for appointment or free cost estimate
A new LOCAL HHW Network of collection points at multiple locations throughout the County.
For more information about the HHW facility or ideas on managing HHW
Call (559) 600-4259 or email email@example.com
Information is also available about low-cost HHW disposal programs for small businesses and ag-related hazardous waste
For additional information on proper disposal of various Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Please visit this page often, for the latest HHW updates
For Small Quanity Generators
Small Quantity Generator (Business) Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Program Brochure
Residential and Business Solid Waste Collection in the County
List of Designated AB939 Exclusive Service Area Program (ESAP) Solid Waste Haulers
Map Showing ESAP Solid Waste Haulers’ Exclusive Service Areas
Map Showing Four ESAP County-Wide Service Rate Areas
NEW ESAP Rate Schedule (Effective Feb., 2014) Bins | Carts | Rate Adjustment Process
Interactive Hauler Map - enter your address to locate your hauler
ESAP Participants -- Non City
Coupon Program for On-Call Bulky Item Pick-up Service for Residents and Businesses
How do I sort? Click here for Your Guide to Solid Waste & Recycling Services in Fresno County
What goes in the Cart/Bin with Blue Lid? Mixed Recyclables
What goes in the Cart/Bin with Green Lid? Yard/Green Waste
What goes in the Cart/Bin with Gray/Brown/Maroon/Black Lid? General Refuse
(Food waste, non-green/yard waste, non-hazardous waste and styrofoam)
Additional Links and Resources
California Department of Conservation
California Department of Toxic Substances Control
California Integrated Waste Management Board
California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA)
OurEarth.org - website to make it easier for the public to find enviromental information
U S Environmental Protection Agency Resources
Please call the Resources Division at (559) 600-4259 if you have any questions or need information about the topics listed above. You can also email staff at firstname.lastname@example.org, or reach us by FAX at (559) 600-4552.
For service within the CITY of Fresno call (559) 621-1452 or click City of Fresno Recycling and Solid Waste