Pasadena Recycling Center

Find Pasadena California recycling centers. Recycling centers provide services to both individuals and business, including services such as appliance, aluminum, bottle, copper, electronic, and scrap metal recycling.


Pasadena Recycling 233 West Mountain Street Pasadena CA 91103 626-744-4087


About Pasadena Recycling Centers

Pasadena Recycling Centers and programs collect or accept recyclable materials and divert them out of the waste stream to recovery facilities in Pasadena, CA where they can be processed for reuse. Pasadena recycling programs involve a combination of curbside collection of recyclable materials from residential properties, dumpster collection of recyclable materials from commercial and multi-family properties, and the acceptance of recyclable materials at transfer stations or other designated facilities in Los Angeles County.

You may contact Recycling Centers for questions about:
  • Pasadena municipal recycling programs and services
  • Residential and commercial recycling
  • Waste collection and pickup schedules in Pasadena, California
  • Scrap metal, glass and plastic recycling policies
  • Electronics, plastics and styrofoam recycling
Pasadena Recycling Programs

Recycling programs are designed to both reduce the amount of waste that must be incinerated or stored in Pasadena landfills, and to minimize the environmental impact of disposing hazardous materials, heavy metals, and other potential contaminants. Pasadena curbside collection of recyclables involves refuse collection vehicles collecting certain recyclable materials from individual households along established routes.

Recycling Curbside Collection

Pasadena curbside collection programs may accept paper, cardboard, glass, aluminum, and certain types of plastic. Many counties, local governments, and private collection companies offer single stream collection. Single stream recyclable collection uses a single container for all accepted recyclable materials. The mixed materials are collected and hauled to a Pasadena Recycling Center where they are separated by type before further processing. Other curbside collection programs may require that recyclables be sorted by type of material at the curb. Pasadena curbside collection programs may include commercial properties and multi-family properties where recyclable materials must be separated and placed in designated dumpsters. In addition to glass, paper, and other common recyclable materials, some Pasadena recycling programs may offer special collection programs for materials that cannot be placed in curbside recycling bins, such as used motor oil, batteries, electrics, e-waste, and tires.

Pasadena Recycling Drop-Off Sites

Pasadena drop-off sites are available for recyclable materials at transfer stations, landfills, and other facilities. These sites provide marked containers designated for each type of recyclable material.