** SPECIAL NOTE: If you
own and/or operate a business
or have rental properties in California, a new law
impact you. Assembly Bill 341 now requires businesses
that produce four
or more cubic yards of waste per
multifamily residences (with five or more dwellings)
to recycle, reuse and/or divert some of their waste from
disposal. If you have questions, please call the City at
(209) 577-5494, or visit
The City of Modesto provides several recycling services and programs for businesses in the community.
Check out the following recycling opportunities available for your business!
Doing some construction or remodeling? Learn how you can save money by shopping at the
Habitat For Humanity's Restore!
|Garbage Enclosure Brochure (PDF)
Commercial Food & Organic Waste Recycling (PDF)
||Restaurants, florists and other businesses separate their organic waste for composting.
|Commercial Composting Program (PDF)
||Any business that generates compostable materials can participate.
Construction & Demolition Recycling (PDF)
||Several local disposal options for waste generated from new construction, remodels, commercial sites and more!
||Separate cardboard from the rest of
the garbage and save on disposal costs, contact
your garbage company to get started.
|Phone Book Recycling
||Drop-off phone books in the convenient bins during the yearly recycling collection
California Materials Exchange (CalMAX)
||State sponsored exchange program to provide businesses, schools and
non-profits with otherwise discarded materials from other organizations.
Recycling Market & Development Zone (RMDZ)
||State sponsored program that provides low interest loans to businesses
which promote the use of recycled materials in their products.
|Earth Day in the Park
||Annual event sponsored by the City and local businesses to promote environmental
awareness to the community and bring attention to businesses who promote such awareness.
|Business Recycling Awards
City sponsored annual awards to
promote businesses that implement resourceful and
efficient waste reduction and recycling programs.
Winners are recognized at a City Council meeting
each year.Click here to see the 2013 winners.
|Recycling Trailer (PDF)
||Let us bring a recycling trailer to YOUR next event in Modesto!
For more information on any of these programs, contact the Solid Waste Division at (209) 577-5494 or
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