Garbage

GARBAGE
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.
GARBAGE SERVICE
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

Polystyrene
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.