Recycling in Inyo County

Inyo County Recycling

If load content is recyclable only, gate fee does not apply. Recycling availability will vary by community, contact Inyo County Waste Management for information regarding material recycling near you.

Styrofoam packing peanuts: can be taken to the FedUp Store 1335 Rocking W Dr. in Bishop (in the Rite-Aid shopping center) 872-4560.

 

Wood (Gate and Disposal Fee Applies)
Wood material drop-off locations are available at all Bishop-Sunland and Big Pine Transfer Station.

  • Brush                                                                                
  • Tree trimmings                                                     
  • Pruning     
  • Wood grindings                                                  
  • Pallets
  • Slash
  • Yard waste   

  

Metal
Metal drop-off locations are available at the County Landfills and at the Big Pine Transfer Station.

 

Tires (Gate and Disposal Fee Applies)
No more than 9- tires accepted per visit. See the fees schedule for tires sizes and disposal information. 

 

Phonebooks
A phonebook collection and recycling event is not scheduled at this time.

 

Cardboard
Accepted for recycling at all manned facilities.

 

Newsprint
Note: Not accepted for recycling at Lone Pine, Independence Landfill, or the
Big Pine Transfer Station.

 

Cathode Ray Tubes (CRT's)

  • Televisions
  • Computer Monitors

 

E-Waste (Electronic Waste)

  • Keyboards
  • Mouse
  • Modems
  • Printers
  • Fax machines
  • Telephones
  • Copy machines
  • Computer processors
  • Most small appliances (almost anything with a cord is recyclable

 

California Redemption Value (CRV)

  • Glass, Plastic & Aluminum
  • All color glass
  • Food jars
  • Wine bottles     

 

U-Waste (Universal Waste)

  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Thermostats w/mercury
  • Batteries, lead acid batteries, alkali batteries, rechargeable batteries

 

GLASS

  • All pre-packaged glass food & beverage containers only; CRV & non-CRV accepted,
    rinse, do not break
  • all glass, clear & colors
  • Old eye glasses can be dropped off at Union Bank in Bishop. Lions Clubs may also accept the eye glasses.

 

PLASTIC {1} &{2} ONLY

Examples:
{1} & {2} Commonly on soft drink bottles, cooking oil bottles peanut butter jars, water bottles, mouthwash, salad dressing, ketchup bottles (all clear plastic) liquid detergent, bleach, soap, mustard, shampoo, household cleaning bottles, milk jugs (all colored plastic)

Remove lids, caps and rinse clean. Flatten all plastic when possible.

 

ALUMINUM
Food & Beverage cans
NON MAGNETIC ONLY

 

NON-FERROUS METAL
Aluminum, copper, brass, auto radiators, aluminum car wheels & wire

 

OFFICE PAPER
Contact SHRED PRO, INC
920-0022
www.shredproinc.com

 

 

Carpet Recycling
Inyo County participates with Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE)

The carpet recycling bin is located at the Bishop-Sunland Landfill and is loaded by the customer, and is now free to the customer. Any load that comes to the Bishop-Sunland Landfill with carpet needs to recycle the carpeting and carpet padding, otherwise a $50 per cubic yard fee will be charged.

 

Mattress Recycling

Mattress Recycling is available at the Bishop-Sunland Landfill.

 

Business Recycling

In 2012 California adopted AB-341 which requires that any business that generates 4 cubic-yards of trash per week must have a recycling program. Businesses can contact their local waste hauler to set up a recycling service for their business, or separate, collect and bring the recyclables to their local landfill.

 

Apartments and Multifamily Recycling

In 2012 California adopted AB-341 which requires that any multifamily complex with 5 or more units must have a recycling program. Apartment complex managers can contact Their local waste hauler to set up a recycling service for their Apartment complex, or separate, collect and bring the recyclables to their local landfill.