City of Clovis Refuse Collection

Please have your toters out by 6:00 AM on your collection day. Please note: The City picks up refuse on all holidays. If you have questions or problems related to your refuse collection, please call the Solid Waste Division at (559) 324-2604.

Recycling (Blue Cart) Items

  • Newspaper (including inserts, advertisements, and coupons) 
  • Office paper 
  • Computer paper 
  • Magazines 
  • Junk mail 
  • Catalogs 
  • Telephone books 
  • Brown paper bags 
  • Colored paper 
  • Construction paper 
  • Paperboard
  • Shoe boxes
  • Cereal and similar food boxes
  • Paper milk cartons
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Beverage boxes
  • Glass bottles of any color
  • Aluminum (including beverage containers, foil, and food containers)
  • Tin or bi-metal cans
  • Small pieces of scrap metal weighing less than 10 pounds and fitting in container
  • Plastics #1 through #7
  • Lids or caps should be removed from all recycled containers, and all recycled materials should be rinsed clean of food residue.

Refuse (Gray Cart) Items

  • Food scraps
  • Soiled paper
  • Styrofoam
  • Broken glass
  • Cactus
  • Clothing
  • Palm fronds
  • Bagged animal waste

Greenwaste (Green Cart) Items

  • Grass clippings
  • Pruning debris
  • Wood
  • Other organic materials normally resulting from landscape maintenance
  • Green waste material shall not exceed 3 inches in diameter or 3 feet in length
  • Food Waste Recycling

Items Not Allowed In ANY Cart

  • Asphalt 
  • Automobile additives
  • Batteries 
  • Cell phones
  • Computer monitors
  • Concrete 
  • Fluorescent light bulbs 
  • Garden sprays
  • Hot coals 
  • Laptop computers
  • Rocks 
  • Roofing faterial
  • Televisions
  • Tires 
  • Toxic chemicals 
  • Treated wood
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Disposing of Hazardous Materials

For information on how to dispose of hazardous materials properly, please reference Fresno County’s Directory of Recycling: Turning It Around (2019)For additional information, you can reach Fresno County’s Resources Division at (559) 600-4259.

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