Post Office Box 2812
2585 Central Avenue
McKinleyville, CA 95519
Fax: (707) 839-8064
Hours of Operation
9 AM - 5 PM Monday -Saturday.
9 AM - 4 PM Sunday
For a comprehensive list of items we accept at our recycling center please see below. If you have any questions about specific items please give our office a call.
Must be clean and dry
Glass must be separated by color. Please rinse and remove caps (it is not necessary to remove labels)
#1 PETE bottles, please remove caps. The mouth of the container must be smaller than the base. #2 (HDPE) milk or water jugs
Corrugated cardboard boxes only (Please flatten), NO WAXED BOXES, NO CHIPBOARD (cereal boxes, soda or beer boxes, etc.)
No inserts with newspaper. Clean newspaper only.
Shredded Office Paper
Clean WHITE office paper only. No envelopes or colored paper accepted.
Colored paper, White paper, Envelopes (Windowed, plain white, colored, and manilla), Phone books, Computer paper, and Junk mail recycled for a fee
Mattress and Box Springs
Mattress must be clean and dry and free of holes or tears
Residential drop off only ($1 per gallon with a 5 gallon maximum at any given time)
Household batteries (No charge), Car batteries (Charge $1.00 per battery)
Sharps / Needles
May be dropped off at no charge but must be contained in an authorized sealed sharps container (available in our office or at any local pharmacy)
We take e-Waste for a fee (Fee varies by waste type)
Humboldt Recycling does not accept hazardous waste not mentioned elsewhere on this page. Please contact Humboldt Waste Management Authority in Eureka.