Trash & Recycling

Commercial Recycling Services

Blue recycling roll off binOne of the benefits of businesses utilizing their approved hauler's recycling service is that it costs less than garbage service. All of the recyclable materials will be commingled in a container- no sorting is needed (Contaminated loads will be charged at garbage collection rates). Recycling may reduce the business' needs for garbage service, not to mention help Riverside meet its goal of reduced landfill consumption.

Benefits of a having a Commercial Recycling Program:

  • Opportunities for businesses or multifamily complexes to save money.
  • Be more efficient and more ecologically sensible
  • Creating jobs in California by providing materials for recycling manufacturing facilities.
  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Keeping valuable materials out of landfills
  • Creating a healthy environment for the community and future generations by recovering natural resources.

Mandatory Commercial Organic Recycling (AB 1826)

On or after April 1, 2016, a business that generates eight cubic yards or more of organic waste must recycle that material. This will decrease to four cubic yards of organic waste in 2017. Please CLICK HERE to for more information and to view the implementation schedule.

construction recycling Need to Dispose of Construction Materials?

Did you know the majority of construction material debris is recyclable? Click here for more information.

State Mandated Commercial Recycling Program On and after July 1, 2012, a business that generates four cubic yards or more of commercial solid waste per week or a multifamily residential dwelling of five units or more shall recycle.

Commercial Climate Calculator

CalRecycle has developed many tools to aid businesses with developing recycling programs. The Commercial Climate Calculator is designed for any business or multi-family housing unit to assess the financial and environmental benefits of implementing a recycling program. The calculator allows disposal and recycling scenarios to be customized for the business so that these options can be further discussed with an authorized waste hauler.

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