Residential Services


EDCO’s Bundled Collection Service

Multi-family customers will subscribe to a bundled collection service that includes trash, recycling, and organics collection at one collective rate.

Recycling is Easy with EDCO!

EDCO will provide each multi-family unit with the equivalent volume of one 32-gallon recycling cart for weekly collection of commingled recycling. Additional multi-family recycling collection services can be provided for an additional cost in variable-size recycling carts and/or dumpsters, with the volume, collection frequency, and container type based on the individual needs of the complex.

EDCO offers residents several recycling programs to collect a variety of recyclable materials. To ensure program success, your EDCO representative can provide bilingual educational materials to support your program.

To get your recycling program going, we will:

  • Evaluate the benefits and costs of a recycling program in your complex.
  • Develop a recycling collection program that includes outside BLUE recycling containers and on-site recycling presentations.
  • Once the program is in place, start recycling!

Here’s What You Can Recycle


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Please DO NOT recycle:
  • Paper Plates
  • Paper Cups
  • Paper Towels
  • Plastic Bags
  • Ceramics
  • Drinking Glasses
  • Mirrors
  • Tissue
  • Carbon Paper
  • Plastic Bags (NO plastic grocery sacks or newspaper delivery bags)
  • Disposable Cups/Plates
  • PVC Pipe
  • Vinyl Siding
  • Styrofoam Packing Peanuts

Global Recycling Crisis Puts Greater Focus on Recycling Contamination

Over the years, global concerns over recyclable material quality have increased, and these expectations are not going away.


In January 2018, China will no longer accept 26 types of recyclable materials into their country. Nearly 60% of recyclable materials generated in California are currently exported to China and other Asian markets. As a result, processing mills worldwide demand that recycling facilities ship only recyclables with less than one percent contamination, a significant change in material requirement standards. A minimal amount of contamination, such as garbage, green waste, or other debris, can ruin a complete load of recyclable material. The quality of recyclable material can impact your costs should contamination require recycling to be dumped as trash.

Please help us prevent and reduce recyclable material contamination by reviewing EDCO’s guidelines and acceptable items in our residential recycling program.

Additional Recycling Resources

Additional recycling resources, including videos, guides, and mandates, can be found in our Resource Center.

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