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These downloadable files are all in PDF format unless noted otherwise.

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Recycling Bin Labels/Signs

The signs below may be used to label recycling, compost and trash bins.

 Compost (PDF)compost

(for restaurants) (PDF)compost-rest
(with text, for restaurants) (PDF)compost-rest-text
 Compost Paper Towels (PDF)Papertowelscompost
 Compost Paper Towels (trilingual) (PDF)compost-paperT-tri
Compost (no yard trimmings) (PDF)compostnoYW
 Glass, Metal and Plastics (PDF)PlasticGlassMetals  Glass, Metal and Plastics (for restaurants) (PDF)comingle-rest

 Glass, Metal and Plastics (with text, for restaurants) (PDF)

  Paper (PDF)

Paper (for restaurants) (PDF)paper-rest
Paper (with text, for restaurants) (PDF) paper-rest-text

 Cardboard (PDF)

cardboard blue

Cardboard (flatten and stack) (PDF)cardboard
Cardboard (with municipal code) (PDF)cardboard-DMC
Landfill (PDF)

Landfill (for restaurants) (PDF)landfill-rest
Landfill (with text, for restaurants) (PDF)landfill-rest-text

Recycling and Waste Reduction

Recycling Flier (PDF)
2017 Environmental Resources Guide  (PDF)
Shop Smart (PDF)
2020 Yolo County Recycling Calendar (PDF)
Program History (PDF)


Yard Materials and Composting

Compost Guide (PDF)
Backyard Composting Flier (PDF)
Worm Composting Flier (PDF)
Food Scrap Composting Flier (PDF)
Video: Days of Our Piles: Composting 101 (15 minutes)
Video: As the Worm Turns: Vermicomposting Basics (12 minutes)
Garden Reuse Tips (PDF)
Grasscycling (PDF)
Spring 2020 Composting Class Presentation (PDF)

Apartment Recycling

Greener Guide for Property Managers (PDF)
Recycling Guide For Renters (PDF)
iBIN Recycling Program FAQs (PDF)
iBIN Recycling Program info manager packet (PDF)
iBIN Moving Letter (PDF)
iBIN Welcome Letter (PDF)
iBIN Posters (PDF)
No Cardboard in Dumpster Sign (PDF)

Business Recycling

Waste Reduction Tips for Businesses (PDF)
Mandatory Commercial Recycling Guide  (PDF)
Food Donation Best Practices (PDF)
Commercial Waste Signs for Bins (PDF)
Food Scrap Collection Program Training Guide (PDF)
Video: Commercial Food Scrap Collection Program

Construction and Demolition

C&D Ordinance Brochure (PDF)
C&D Diversion Plan Form: Recology Davis Haul (PDF)
C&D Diversion Plan Form: Self-Haul (PDF)
C&D Diversion Report Form (PDF)


Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Guide (PDF)
Yolo County Business Hazardous Waste Program (PDF)

Miscellaneous Documents

City of Davis Waste Reduction and Recycling Policy (PDF)
City of Davis Waste Reduction and Recycling Procedure (PDF)
City of Davis 2011 Zero Waste Resolution (PDF)
City of Davis Extended Producer Responsibility Resolution (PDF)
City of Davis Municipal Code relating to garbage and recycling (PDF)
Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Commercial and Multi-Family Residential Solid Waste Service Rates Effective February 2019 (PDF)
Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Increases for Single-Family Residential Solid Waste Service Rates Effective February 2019 (PDF)


Davis Media Access Episode #209: “Food Scrap Composting in Davis.” April 2012