Recycling Open Houses
City of Boise staff will be on hand to demonstrate what goes into the recycle cart, orange bag and trash cart, as well as answer questions about the new Hefty® EnergyBag™ program. Open houses will be held at different Library! locations around town. These events are free. We will also have a Facebook Live session for those who cannot attend an open house or prefer to participate via social media.
Nov. 27, Presentation and Q&A| Library! at Bown Crossing, 6-8 p.m.
Nov. 28, Presentation and Q&A| Library! at Hillcrest, 6-8 p.m.
Nov. 29, Facebook Live Chat| Noon - 1 p.m.
Home Reference Guide
Guia De Referencia
Designed for residents who prefer to quickly check where items go, the Home Reference Guide shows where to put common paper, plastic, metal, and other items.
- Level of Detail: Basic
- Best For: Recyclers who want to focus on a few items.
Detailed Plastics Guide
Tu Guia Para Manejar Plasticos
Designed for residents who prefer to go into depth with different plastic types and put more plastic items into the recycle cart and Hefty® EnergyBag® orange bag.
- Level of Detail: Advanced
- Best For: Recyclers who want to sort items using numbers.
Black and white version of detailed guide (Download this PDF)
Collection is delayed by one day for the following holidays:
- New Year's Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
If the holiday is observed on a weekend, no changes will occur with the collection schedule.
COLLECTION DAY SCHEDULE
Recycling is collected every other week on your designated trash day. To determine your collection day, visit Republic Service's collection day map.