Glendale’s recycling program is one way for residents to help conserve natural resources and extend the life of the landfill by diverting recyclables out of the waste stream.
Recycling is the process of collecting materials destined for disposal and reprocessing or remanufacturing them for further use.
All single family homes are provided a 95 gallon recycling container. If you need additional recycling information on Glendale’s program, it can be mailed to your home by calling 623-930-2660 or continue to visit our website.
Benefits of Recycling
Saves energy and prevents pollution
Reduces the need for landfilling
Conserves natural resources
Holiday Tips for Recycling
Along with other items that are accepted (see list), remember these next few tips:
Acceptable Items for recycling:
~ Empty Red/Yellow/Green/Clear plastic cups (#5) are all recyclable
~ Clean plastic deli and bakery containers (clamshell) are recyclable
All recycling items need to be clean, dry and empty (please empty bottles of soda and half used food containers before recycling).
Recycling items should be placed loose in your recycling container. Do not bag these items.
Do you have large boxes or electronics from the holidays? Use Glendale’s public drop off at the Glendale Landfill (11480 W. Glendale Ave 623-930-4720). Call for hours.
The holidays, are a busy time, remember these tips to keep your recycling materials free from contamination:
Not Accepted Items-please place these items in your trash container.
~ Styrofoam, plastic bags, ceramics, plastic silverware and light bulbs are NOT recyclable
~ Food of any kind
~ Holiday trees-artificial or real are not accepted
All trash must be bagged and tied before placing in your refuse container.
Your guests have the best of intentions, but before they help you clean up, please make sure the items are deposited in the correct container.
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Glendale is now providing residents a permanent drop-off location for electronics recycling. The electronics recycling (E-Waste) program offers a convenient way to recycle unwanted electronic items safely and responsibly.
The E-Waste drop-off area is located at the Glendale Landfill. Residents can bring both working and non-working electronic items to the landfill anytime during regular operating hours, and the program is free of charge. Learn more