Some recycling options available to California residents include curbside pickup and recycling centers. Some recycling centers pay residents for recycling California Refund Value glass bottles, cardboard, paper and some plastics. California residents may also receive cash for recycling aluminum and steel cans.
Hazardous waste recycling centers accept medical waste, organic waste, yard waste and fluorescent bulbs, for which residents may request pickup or drop off at a recycling center. Waste Management provides postage-paid containers with mailing labels for CFL bulbs, batteries and electronics. California residents may order mailing supplies online free of charge. By entering a ZIP code, residents can view the supplies available in a given area. The company also recycles refrigerators, motor parts and wood collected curbside or dropped off.