Publications & Links

Resource Newsletter

The Resource newsletter is your source for information about the City of Mountain View's Recycling & Zero Waste programs.  The newsletter is mailed twice a year to all homes, apartments, and businesses in Mountain View. 

annual recycling guide - January

The Annual Recycling Guide is also available in Chinese, Russian and Spanish languages.

The guide contains the Annual Collection Calendar, What Goes Where Guide, How to Recycle, Clean Up Programs, Household Hazardous Waste, E-Waste, Recycling Centers, and Contacts for city staff and service providers.  It also lists Environmental Events like paper shredding, Repair Cafe, medication disposal, and backyard home composting workshops.

summer Edition - Current Topics

Resource Summer 2018 (link)

  • Food Scraps Update--How is YOUR Neighborhood Doing? Good!
  • Mountain View's Diversion Progress--Less Trash Despite Increasing Population & Employment
  • Paper Recycling Challenges--China's Ban 
  • Special Event in Mountain View--Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

PAST EditionS

Resource Summer 2017
Resource Summer 2016

Other Links & online Apps

Stop Junk Mail 
Stop Delivering Yellow Page Phone Directories
Environmental Events
What's New
What Goes Where App
My Collection Schedule App


Recology for service-related questions, missed pick-ups, service complaints, collection schedules, extra collection, prepaid garbage stickers, clean up appointments, vouchers and more.  Email or call (650) 967-3034.

City Recycling & Zero Waste staff for program-related questions, website issues.  Email or call (650) 903-6311.

City Finance Utility Billing Staff for billing questions.  Call (650) 903-6317.