Reducing & recycling waste

We oversee recycling programs for electronics and mercury-containing lights, and support programs to reduce or reuse food waste and other organic materials. We also work with local governments and businesses to build a more effective and efficient recycling system.

How to recycle

Information you need to Recycle Right, to find recycling services, and to tell what you can recycle.

Our recycling programs

Organics & food waste

We work to use organic materials to improve soil, produce energy, and reduce waste.



Biosolids are an important source of soil nutrients for farmers and land managers.

Strategic policy & planning

Solid waste and recycling policies and plans for businesses and agencies.