Ordinary recyclables (paper, plastic, glass, metal, Styrofoam) may be disposed of in any blue barrel.

Other recyclable materials, such as used oil or tires, require alternative disposal methods. There are many resources (not sponsored by the City of Riverside) available to you for the disposal of recyclable materials.

These lists are provided as a public service and is not an endorsement of these companies or their services. The City is not responsible for any errors or omissions in this listing.

Automobile parts are recyclable as scrap metal, and some parts may also be reused. Recycling these materials frees up valuable space in our already overburdened landfills.

The following locations recycle used auto parts.

Automobile Part Recyclers
Accord Auto Salvage
Hillside Pick-A-Part and Full Service Auto Wrecking
Riverside Recycling
The Recycler Core

The following locations accept cell phones.

Cell Phone Recyclers
Best Buy
Verizon Wireless
  • 2297 Galleria at Tyler, Riverside
  • (951) 353-0340
  • M-Sat. 10 am-9 pm, Sun. 11 am-7 pm
  • Used and unwanted cell phones

Electronic waste, commonly referred to as E-waste is a name for electronic products nearing the end of their "useful life." Computers, televisions, VCRs, stereos, copiers, and fax machines are common electronic products. Many of these products can be reused, refurbished, or recycled. The term "e-waste" can be loosely applied to products such as microwave ovens or small household appliances with a plug.

The following locations accept Electronic Waste.

Electronic Waste Recyclers
County of Riverside Household Hazardous Waste Facility
Best Buy
Smart Riverside (Digital Inclusion Program) SmartRiverside no longer accepts e-waste. Residents can drop off their ewaste at the following location:
Gold'N West Surplus, Inc
SmartRiverside can get credit for the e-waste if the residents say they want the credit to go to SmartRiverside.