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Residential Service Updates

Did you know? Some common​ items Cannot be accepted in Sacramento County recycling carts:  

  • Film plastics, like plastic bags, plastic food wrap, plastic food storage bags, bubble wrap​, etc. goes in the garbage cart.
  • Shredded paper (which must be bagged and placed in your garbage cart to prevent windblown litter). 
  • Cartons - ​There are two types of cartons.  Refrigerated cartons are for products such as milk, juice, cream, and egg substitutes and shelf-stable cartons are for products such as juice, milk, soy milk, soup, broth and wine.  Both should be placed in the garbage cart - January 2019.