City recycling guides

| October 10, 2013

Is recycling mandatory? Can paper and plastic go in the same bin? And where can I recycle my old electronics?

These are some of the more common questions one might have about recycling regulations, and because the answers vary from place to place, knowing exactly how to properly recycle in your home city isn’t always simple.

recycling guides

Knowing the rules for recycling is the best way to divert as much waste as possible from landfills. From CBS DFW.

Click on one of the major cities below for recycling guides covering what you should know — from curbside recycling to composting programs — about recycling in that city. And check back for recycling guides for more cities in the coming months.

New York

Los Angeles





San Antonio

San Diego


San Jose




San Francisco


Fort Worth

Category: Recycling programs

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At SmartSign, Monica manages and contributes to various blogs. Prior to joining the SmartSign content team, she helped produce and manage content for online publications, including and Monica studied journalism and French at New York University and attended the Columbia Publishing Course, where she learned the ins and outs of book, magazine and digital publishing. She grew up in Philadelphia, Tucson and Central New Jersey, but has called New York home for the past six years, and has lived in Brooklyn, specifically, for the last two. When not reading up on the latest in waste management for RecycleReminders, she enjoys reading long-form journalism, contemporary fiction and restaurant menus.

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