Resource Newsletter

Resource recycling guide

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

NOTE: There was a misprint in the curbside calendar on page 11 of the Annual Guide mailed to homes in January 2020. A corrected calendar is available here.

Annual Resource Guide 2020

Summer Resource 2020

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 contact information for City staff and service providers.  It also lists Environmental Events like paper shredding, Repair Cafe, medication disposal, and backyard home composting workshops.

NEW Multilingual Resources

What Goes Where:  Spanish  Russian  Chinese

How To Recycle & Set Out Carts (Single-Family): Spanish  Russian  Chinese

How To Recycle & Set Out Carts (Multi-Family): Spanish  Russian  Chinese

summer Edition - Current Topics

The Summer Resource Guide contains program updates and other Zero Waste and recycling news and events.

  • Zero Waste by 2030: Waste Characterization Study
  • Edible Food Rescue
  • How to Host a Zero Waste BBQ
  • Upcoming Events

Summer Resource 2019

PAST EditionS

  • Food Scraps Update: How is YOUR Neighborhood Doing?
  • Mountain View's Diversion Progress: Less Trash Despite Increasing Population & Employment
  • Paper Recycling Challenges: China's Ban 

Summer Resource 2018
Summer Resource 2017
Summer Resource 2016