Countywide Solid Waste Services
Center for the Development of Recycling
Need to find a home for that outdated washing machine? Visit RecycleStuff.org or call 408-924-5453 or 800-553-8414 to learn how it - and pretty much everything else - can be donated, reused or recycled.
Composting Education Program
Learn how to compost your food scraps at home through the Composting Education Program! Free workshops take place from the spring through fall. Learn where to purchase finished compost, where to get worms or how to compost at your school!
Green Business Program
The Santa Clara County Green Business Program, part of the California Green Business Network, certifies businesses that have adopted environmentally sound practices into their business operations and maintain environmental compliance standards.
Household Hazardous Waste Program
The County of Santa Clara HHW Program operates a FREE drop-off service for residents to dispose of their unwanted household products such as paint, batteries, bulbs, and automotive fluids. Visit HHW.org or call 408-299-7300 for an appointment.
Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission
The RWRD Commission of Santa Clara County provides leadership for countywide planning and works to assure the success of countywide cooperative programs to reduce, reuse, and recycle materials that otherwise would be disposed of in landfills.
Safe Medication and Sharps Disposal
The County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors adopted a Safe Drug Disposal ordinance in 2015. Find out where to safely dispose of your unwanted medication and sharps at sccmeds.org.
South Bay Green Gardens
A one-stop "Sustainable Tool Shed" for all your garden needs! At South Bay Green Gardens, you can learn about water wise gardens, browse garden inspiration galleries and landscape designs and find natural ways to manage pests without using toxic chemicals.
Whatever Moves You...Recycle Right!
In Santa Clara County, all kinds of people come together to create a dynamic community. We may express our interests and talents differently, but we all have a common need - a healthy environment. Click here for more information on how to Recycle Right where you live, work or play!