Recycling in Ripon

Joint City/School

Recycling Program

The City of Ripon, the Ripon Unified School District, and American Recycling have set up a recycling program that benefits the students at Weston, Ripon, Ripona, Park View, and Colony Oak Elementary Schools.

Take your recyclable items to the Nestle Parking Lot on Industrial Avenue any day 24/7 (except for special events or holiday weekends.)

The Joint City/School program accepts the following:

  • Cardboard
  • Newspaper
  • Mixed Paper
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Glass
  • Plastic
  • Beverage Containers with (CRV)
  • Polystyrene #6 (Styrofoam)
  • Monitors and Televisions

If you have questions, call the Ripon Public Works Department at (209) 599-2151 or email Shelby DeHaven at

Do not dump your trash!  Any load that is contaminated by trash or garbage is rejected, and the entire load is sent to the landfill at taxpayers’ (your) expense.

Warning: Cameras have been installed to catch trash dumpers.


San Joaquin County Lovelace Transfer Station

2323 E. Lovelace Road
Manteca, CA 95336
Phone: (209) 982-5770
Hours: Monday - Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Lovelace transfer station offers free disposal for city and county residents.

San Joaquin County Household Hazardous Waste Consolidation Facility

7850 South R.A. Bridgeford Street
Stockton, CA 95206
Phone: (209) 468-3066
Hours:  Thursday - Sunday
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For small businesses, the appointment line is (800) 207-8222 ext. 204

Household Hazardous Waste collection is now in Stockton. Collections will no longer be held in Ripon. This service is free of charge to county residents. Also, you can visit the facility's "Re-use Room" for free partially-used products.

Small Businesses must call for appointment: 
(877) 747-9699 
(fees apply)

Medication Collection Program


The San Joaquin County drainage ordinance prohibits dumping anything down a storm drain or into a waterway. To report illegal dumping please call: (209) 468-3055

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