Single Family Residential – Recycling

Each residential household will be provided with a 96 gallon recycling cart. The following items are accepted and may be placed in your recycling cart:

Pleasanton Residential Recycling Cart

Pleasanton Residential Recycling Cart

  • newspaper
  • cardboard
  • mixed color paper
  • white paper
  • junk mail
  • magazines
  • telephone books
  • paper bags
  • cereal and food boxes
  • egg cartons (cardboard and plastic only)
  • plastic bottles and containers labeled #1-7
  • plastic milk containers
  • detergent containers
  • clear, brown and green food and beverage container glass
  • cans of aluminum
  • steel, tin food cans
  • empty aerosol cans
  • pie tins

 

Motor Oil & Filter Recycling

Motor Oil and Filter Recycling

Motor Oil and Filter Recycling

Each residential household may call and request up to two (2) used motor oil containers and a heavy duty zip lock bag for the recycling of up to two (2) used motor oil filters. On your regular collection day just place the container(s) at the curb and PGS will replace them with empties for your next use.

 

Household Batteries & Old Cell Phone Recycling

Household Batteries & Old Cell Phone Recycling

Household Batteries & Old Cell Phone Recycling

Single Family Residential customers may recycle their household batteries and cell phones by placing them in a sealed heavy duty zip type plastic bag. Place the sealed plastic bag ON TOP of your recycling cart on your regular collection day.

  • Only household batteries are acceptable. If unacceptable batteries are placed in the battery collection bag the entire contents of bag will be left behind.
  • No Lithium-Ion batteries which are typically found in home electronics such as laptops and tablets are accepted.