Recycling Procedure

When you arrive at VALCORE, we try to make your visit as smooth as possible. Here’s how we help you recycle your material at our location!  COVID-19 update: Due to COVID-19 precautions, these procedures may be different. Please refer to our COVID-19 policy page to see what we’ve implemented to aid in social distancing policies.

Arrive by foot or car into our yard during our open hours.

Upon entering our facility by car, please pull as far forward as possible to allow others to enter the yard. There are two lanes.

Please note that during your visit, you may be asked to pull your car forward to help with traffic flow.
A VALCORE employee will greet you and retrieve barrels for your recycled materials.
Sort your materials by type into separate barrels: Plastic (#1-7), Cans (aluminum), bi-metal, and glass (clear, green, and brown). Please separate between CRV and non-CRV as well.

Please remove any caps or lids, but they may be included with the bottles to be weighed.

Tip: If you arrive with your materials sorted by type of material and caps off the bottles, your visit will be a lot faster and smoother!
When ready, wave or call over a VALCORE employee.
We'll head to you as soon possible to wheel over your sorted materials to our weighmaster station. When there, your materials will be checked upon arrival.
After materials are checked, you will be issued a check. ID may be required for large loads.

Please note that any CRV material amount over 100 lbs (for plastic and aluminum) and 1000 lbs (for ALL glass) will have to be turned away as per CalRecycle Law.

(See here for more details: CalRecycle Info )

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