Residential Recycling Services

We care about a cleaner environment and are increasing our efforts to make recycling in your area easier and more convenient. You can do your part to help save landfill space, preserve natural resources, and conserve energy by participating in recycling. Put your recycling cart in a convenient location and use it every day. Make the recycling lifestyle a part of your household.

El Dorado Disposal Residential Recycling

Request Residential Recycling

Get started with residential service

Contact our office to start residential recycling services in your local municipality or neighborhood

Collect your recyclables

Ensure that your recyclables are properly prepared and ready for collection

Leave your bin by the curb

Place your bin at the curb in advance of your service day and we'll collect your recyclables

Our Disposal Guide

Know What to Recycle

Please empty recyclables out of bags and boxes so that they can be easily sorted. Plastic bags are considered trash​ and El Dorado Disposal would like recyclable products to be placed in the recycle cart free and loose, without bags. Clean paper bags and cardboard boxes are recyclable. Just put them in your recycling cart after you empty them. Check our guide below for more information on what items are acceptable and unacceptable for recycling.

Acceptable Items

Unacceptable Items

Extra Recycling

If you have extra recyclables that do not fit in your recycle cart please contact Customer Service at 530-626-4141​ or email [email protected]​ prior to your service day to schedule the additional pick up.

Extra recycling must be bagged in bags no larger than 32 gallon and marked as Recycle or boxes must be broken down, bundled and secured in bundles no larger then 3ft x 3ft x 18in. There is a limit of bags and bundles, extras will not be serviced without a work order.

  • Computers and TVs
    These items cannot be disposed of curbside. Computers, laptops, monitors, separated computer circuit boards and televisions contain heavy metals. They cannot be disposed of as garbage and must be recycled.
    You can also recycle many other electronic items, including computer peripherals (mouse, keyboard, cables, printer, scanner, speakers, etc.), cell phones, hand-held devices, photocopiers, fax machines, stereos, VCRs, and DVD players.
  • Motor Oil Disposal

    Motor oil is a serious environmental hazard if not properly collected and recycled.
    We accept motor oil from our customers. Contact Customer Service and we will send you containers. Fill the containers and call to schedule a pick up: El Dorado Disposal Customer Service at 530-626-4141​ or email [email protected]. OR Put used motor oil in securely closed 1-gallon milk jugs and take them to a location equipped to collect and recycle motor oil.

El Dorado Disposal

Check Out Our Recycling Solutions

Single or multiple-dumpster collection service
Separated or combined recyclables collection programs
Green waste recycling programs
Recycling cardboard, newspaper, plastic bottles, aluminum cans, glass containers, and electronics service
Did you not find your item? Please check our recycling guide.

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El Dorado Disposal

Check Out Our Residential Services

We offer convenient pickup times and consistent, reliable service. Residential garbage recycling is available wherever we offer garbage pickup. Click on a box below to find out more about a service that meets your needs.