Mixed Recycling - Green Lid

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Recycling in West Sacramento is easy thanks to the City’s curbside mixed recycling program. Residents simply place all recyclable items in the provided 64-gallon rolling recycling cart (cart with the green lid) and place it at the curb for pick-up once a week.


  • Aluminum Cans
  • Tin/steel Cans (Soup, Dog & Cat Food, Vegetable, Beans, Etc)
  • Empty Aerosol Cans (Non Hazardous)
  • Newspapers (Place Loose Inside Cart or Bagged in a Paper Bag)
  • Mixed Paper (Magazines, Catalogs, Mail, Colored Papers, Gift Cards & Wrap, Shirt
  • Boxes, Phone Books) Food, Cereal, Detergent Boxes
  • Plastic Food and Beverage Containers #1-7, (Except #6 - Styrofoam)
  • All Other Clear or Colored Plastic Containers #1-7 (Except #6 -styrofoam)
  • Glass - Clear and Colored Bottles and Jars, Metal Lids Too.
  • Cardboard Boxes (Flatten and Place Loose Inside Cart. Extra May Be Cut or Folded to
  • Fit Into the Cart and Placed in Bundles Next to the Cart)
  • Juice Boxes & Milk Cartons

Please, No

  • Garbage
  • Stemware of Glassware
  • Mirrors or Window Glass
  • Light Bulbs
  • Food Contaminated Cardboard or Paper
  • Ceramics (Dishes or Cups)
  • Plastic or Wax-coated Paper Products (Cups or Plates)
  • Cat Litter
  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic Bags
  • Diapers
  • Wood
  • Clothing
  • Mini Blinds

Many other items are recyclable, but for differing reasons, may not be placed in your curbside recycling cart. Click here for more information.