Place the following items as well as regular refuse in the garbage. Some of these items are made with two different types of materials and cannot be recycled or composted.
  • Aluminum Foil – contaminated with food scraps
  • Baby/adults wipesDo not flush wipes, they are not biodegradable
  • Candy Wrappers
  • Ceramics novelties, pots, etc.
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  • Clothes
  • Diapers – clean or dirty
  • Dryer Lint and Dryer Sheets
  • Fabric
  • Glass Windows
  • Juice Boxes and Foil or Coated-Paper Drink Pouches
    (Flavored drinks, Hi-C, Juicy Juice, or Capri Sun)
    Made of two different materials, not recyclable.
  • Meats, Poultry Fish, Seafood, etc.
  • MirrorsMade of two different materials, not recyclable.
  • Old Worn Out Shoes
    Or, drop off at thrift stores or thrift store boxes
  • Porcelain and China
    Made of clay/glazing, not recyclable
  • Potato Chip or Foil Cookie Bags
  • Resealable Storage Bags – (Ziploc, sandwich, storage,etc.)
  • Polystyrene/Foam plates, cups, packing, etc.
    Place pellets into bag & seal
  • Palms, Bamboo, or Yucca
    These are too fibrous to compost.
  • 1. Cut these to smaller pieces.
  • 2. Place in garbage.
  • 3. The container lid must close.
Please contact the following agencies for more information on garbage services in your area:
  • Dinuba:
    (559) 591-5921
  • Exeter:
    (559) 592-3318
  • Farmersville:
    (559) 747-3330
  • Lindsay:
    (559) 562-5945
  • Porterville:
    (559) 782-7514
  • Tulare:
    (559) 684-4325
  • Visalia:
    (855) 203-1315
  • Tulare County:
    (559) 624-7000

Place polystyrene in the trash or it may be dropped off at
Tempo Plastic – Visalia
1227 N. Miller Park Ct.
(559) 651-7711
Place polystyrene pellets into bag and seal it. Then place it into the garbage or drop it off at Tempo Plastic.