Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

What Goes Where and Waste quiz - Test your knowledge and learn what waste goes where

Recycling Etc. - your recycling questions answered

WhatBin - excellent resource for figuring out which bins certain trash items go.

RethinkWaste what goes in blue, green and black carts and proper battery disposal

Single Bag Ordinance - Burlingame City Council adopted the County of San Mateo's program restricting the use of single-use carry-out bags. The program went into effect on April 22, 2013 (Earth Day).

Polystyrene Ban - In March 2011, the City Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting the use of Styrofoam disposable food containers.

Hazardous waste disposal - the right way to dispose of hazardous waste including, chemicals, paints, electronics, and fluorescent bulbs is to set up an appointment at San Mateo County's drop-off facility.

Recology - Burlingame's waste hauler.

Rethink Waste - County resource for hazardous waste disposal, recycling and composting.