Shredding & Environmental Recycling

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About the Event 

The City’s Environmental Recycling Day and Shredding Events are held quarterly at De Anza College. The City of Cupertino & Recology offer this free drive-through, drop-off service for Cupertino residents four times per year to encourage extended use of products and to prevent valuable resources from being sent to the landfill. 

Unloading of materials will be the responsibility of the resident. Residents must provide or personal identification (i.e., Driver’s License) or a current collection bill to verify Cupertino residency. Questions? Call Recology Cupertino 408.725.4020, visit Recology South Bay, or view the Environmental Recycling Day Flyer for more information. 

Event Dates

Events will occur 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the following dates

  • Saturday, January 19, 2019
  • Saturday, April 13, 2019
  • Saturday, August 17, 2019
  • Saturday, November 9, 2019

De Anza College in Parking Lot “A”

Acceptable Materials 

  • Confidential documents for shredding - two box limit
  • Yard Waste (processed for compost)
  • Reusable furniture, clothing and shoes (for donation; NO dirty, broken, stained or torn furniture)
  • Children’s plastic toys and play structures (for recycling)
  • U-Waste (batteries, cell phones, compact fluorescent bulbs and fluorescent tubes)
  • E-Waste (computers, monitors and printers, etc.)
  • Kitchen Appliances that do not contain Freon (acceptable items: washer, dryers, non freon refrigerators, microwaves, toasters)

Limit of 2-cubic yards (one pick-up-truck load) of construction debris, untreated wood, dirt, rock, and concrete.

Unacceptable Materials 

  • No products containing toxic chemicals: (paints, pesticides, fertilizers)
  • No painted or treated wood
  • No Mattresses; and no furniture that is broken, torn, stained or dirty
  • No Kitchen Appliances that contain Freon