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Call 835-3639 if you need additional information about this program.

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Recycling Pickup

Now recycling is easier than ever.

Blue Cart

The Recycling cart may be placed in front of your residence every other week for collection.

You should place the cart near the curb three feet from your drive way and three feet from your waste cart.

Please note: your recyclable materials will be collected with a different truck than your regular waste and consequently will be collected at a different time of day.

The Community of Mountain House, in coordination with West Valley Disposal Service, provides curbside recycling to residents of Mountain House. The blue recycling cart is provided to you to store your recyclable materials.

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Holiday Schedule:

In observance of Thanksgiving and Christmas, service will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week.

Two Carts

HERE'S HOW TO DO IT Getting Started:

Save recyclables in the recycling cart provided by West Valley Disposal Service.

Items to Recycle:

  • Aluminum, steel and tin cans
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Plastic containers and bottles
  • Newspapers
  • Paper grocery bags
  • Corrugated cardboard and chipboard boxes (should be flattened to conserve space)
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Colored paper & bags
  • Envelopes
  • Shoe Boxes
  • Catalogs
  • Computer paper
  • White ledger paper
  • Chipboard


All bottles, cans, jars and plastic containers should be rinsed clean. Cans and plastic containers should be crushed to provide more room. All container caps must be removed and discarded in your regular garbage.


  • Caps and lids must be removed.
  • Only plastic containers and bottles are acceptable. Large plastic items, “peanuts” and other plastics should be discarded with your regular waste.
  • Please try to purchase products made from recycled material.
  • Carts belong to the Curbside Recycling Program. If you move, please leave your bin at your current address or call 835-3639 to have it picked up.


  • Telephone Books
  • Plastic bags and film
  • Light Bulbs
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Paper or boxes with plastic or foil linings
  • Motor oil containers
  • Ceramic dishes, cups, etc.
  • Window panes, mirrors, pyrex glass, drinking glasses
  • Waxed or plastic coated cartons (such as milk cartons)
  • Household hazardous waste, such as paints, cleaning products and insecticides

Holiday Collection Schedule:

We observe Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

Please see the Holiday Collection Schedule for more details.

Christmas Tree Collection

Green Organics Cart

Christmas trees may be set out on the curb for pickup on your scheduled trash day. Trees six feet tall and over should be cut in half. Flocked and treated trees may be set out as they will be separated at the Tracy Material Recovery Facility. Tinsel, ornaments and tree stands can not be recycled with the green organi and must be removed prior to pickup.