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Garbage & Recycling

Buy-Back Centers/CRV

Residents can recycle various products by taking them to any Buy-Back Center in the area. Check the chart below to see which types of products each center accepts for recycling. For additional information, please call 1-800-RECYCLE.

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Buy-Back Center Address Phone & Hours Acceptable Products
A & S Metals 1616 Angelo Way 209-537-4766
M-F 8:00am-4:30pm
Sat 8:00am-3:00pm
CRV Plastics, glass & aluminum, wine bottles, various scrap metal, cardboard, radiators, car batteries, rims
Alejandra's Recycling Center 1400 Coffee Road 209-996-5997 CRV plastics, glass & aluminum
American Recycling Company 2070 Morgan Road 209-537-4410
M-F 7:30am-4:30pm
Sat 7:30am-3:00pm
CRV plastics, glass & aluminum, scrap metal, all plastics, all paper, cardboard, batteries, styrofoam
CenCal Recycling 236 S. Santa Cruz Avenue 209-549-9911
M-Sat 8:00am-5:00pm
Sun 8:00am-3:00pm
CRV plastics, glass & aluminum, scrap metals
CalCycle 229 H Street 661-371-5457 CRV plastics, glass & aluminum
Central Valley Recycling 524 S 9th Street 209-544-1578 CRV plastics, glass & aluminum
Go Green Recycling 2413 Yosemite Blvd 209-578-5857
M-Sat 9:00am-5:00pm
CRV & non-CRV plastics, glass, aluminum, bi-metal
Green American Recycling Center 5913 McHenry Ave 209-648-7992 CRV plastics, glass & aluminum
Iron Metal Works 1248 Reno Ave 209-529-7878
M-F 9:00am-4:30pm
Sat 9:00am-4:00pm
CRV plastics, glass & aluminum, scrap metal, stainless steel, brass, copper, electric motors, car batteries
JL Recycling 2101 W. Rumble Road 916-646-4846 CRV plastics, glass & aluminum
Modesto Junk Company 1403 9th Street 209-522-1435
M-F 8:00am-4:30pm
CRV plastics, non-CRV plastics, glass & aluminum, wine bottles, various scrap metal, cardboard, radiators, car batteries, rims, TVs
New World Recycling 1350 Paradise Road 209-541-4672 CRV plastics, glass & aluminum
NexCycle 2601 Oakdale Road
3900 Pelandale Ave
909-796-2210 CRV plastics, glass & aluminum
RePLANET LLC 3430 Tully Road
6331 Oakdale Road
951-520-1700 CRV plastics, glass & aluminum
S & D Recycling 1149 Kansas Ave 209-572-0492
M-F 7:00am-4:00pm
Closed 12pm-1pm for lunch
CRV plastics, glass & aluminum
Sierra Tumbled Glass 5300 Claus Road 209-484-0201
By appointment only
Wine or alcohol bottles, non-CRV glass, mirrors
Star Recycling Company 2031 Crows Landing Road
3456 McHenry Ave
448 Paradise Road
2221 Scenic Drive
3801 Yosemite Blvd
7 days a week
M-Sat Only
CRV plastics, glass & aluminum
TCOB Recycling 903 S Jefferson Street 209-620-5796 CRV plastics, glass & aluminum
Universal Service Recycling Inc. 570 S 9th Street 209-944-9555 CRV plastics, glass & aluminum, scrap metals


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