How, What, and Where to Recycle in Nevada County
Recycling at Home Curbside with Waste Management
They would like everything to be clean.
Paper: In any form or shape
Aluminum foil: Yes
Cardboard: yes, but please stack separately
Glass, steel cans, and card stock (food boxes), are all recyclable.
Returnables (Bottles and Cans): Any and all with a refund notice.
Plastic: Hard plastics only.
If you can wad it up in your hand, it can not be recycled.
Any soft plastic is a no no, including Styrofoam.
If you might get cut crumpling, it can be recycled.
Thanks Jeff the Recycler!
Grass Valley Scrap on Idaho Maryland Rd.
$ Lead Acid batteries (Car, UPS, etc..) $0.10/pound ~$5-7 per car battery
$ California CRV bottles Glass, Plastic, and Aluminum
$Copper Totally Clean ~ $1.06/pound Insulated wire is ~ $0.35-0.88/pound
$Brass yellow .77-.35 red .88/lb
$Aluminum Clean extruded ~ $0.30 Other types are less 36 different types
Drop off for free
Staples in Brunswick
$2 in store credit /per Ink cartridge or laser toner You must spend $30 on ink in the last 180 days. Please bring cartridges to any register. Recycle any brand of ink or toner cartridge, up to 10 per calendar month per customer, and receive $2 back in Staples Rewards per cartridge. Please visit www.StaplesRewards.com for full program details.
Drop off for free
CRT and LCD monitors
Rechargeable Batteries, = NiMH, NiCAD, Lithium, LiPo
This site accepts rechargeable batteries weighing less than 12 pounds.
Transfer station on McCourtney Rd. Grass Valley
drop off for free
This site accepts up to 15 gallons or 125 pounds of waste per trip.
Collect for $
Lead acid batteries
Cut off all parts that are gold for later processing. Separate the rest into brass, aluminum, steel, plastic, and waste.