Culver City blue recycling bin on a sidewalk

Residential and commercial properties are required to have trash, recycling and organics service which is provided by the City of Culver City's Public Works Environmental Programs and Operations (EPO) Division.


Blue Recycle Cart

BLUE Recycle Cart

What goes in the BLUE recycle cart?

Empty Glass, Aluminum & Metal, Plastics (1-5), Beverage & Soup Boxes, Clean Paper & Cardboard.

Illustrative chart of what gets recycled in the blue cart

CRV - Take Back Program

CRV - Take Back Program

SoCal Recycling has been selected by Culver City to participate in a first of its kind mobile recycling program. The SoCal Recycling mobile recycling center will be available in different locations throughout Culver City on different days, making it easier for the community to recycle and redeem their CRV recyclable materials.

Allowed Recyclables

Recyclables include the following items packaged in aluminum, glass, plastic, or bimetal beverage containers. For redemption please ensure containers are empty.

  • Beer and Malt Beverages           
  • Wine Coolers & Distilled Spirit Coolers             
  • Carbonated Fruit Drinks
  • Non-Carbonated Fruit Drinks       
  • Carbonated Water                                             
  • Coffee & Tea Beverages
  • Non-Carbonated Water                 
  • Carbonated Soft Drinks                                     
  • Vegetable Juice (16 oz. and under)
  • "Sport" Drinks                     


10722 Jefferson Boulevard, Culver City (Behind Ralphs)

 Day Opens Closes
Monday 8am 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am 4:30pm
Saturday 8am 4:30pm
Sunday 9am 2pm






11030 Jefferson Boulevard, Culver City

 Day Opens Closes
Wednesday 8am 4:30pm
Thursday 8am 4:30pm
Friday 8am 4:30pm





Mobile Recycling Centers will be closed on days with rain forecasted. Please contact SoCal Recycling if you have any questions about hours or operations at (323) 662-2904.

Weight Limit

Daily load limits are 25 pounds of aluminum, 25 pounds of plastic and 100 pounds of glass per vehicle


SoCal Recycling Industries

Visit the following link to learn more about SoCal Recycling Industries


CRV Recycling Rates

Current Recycling Rates 


Material Type 



Containers per

  Segregated Pound   

Refund Value Per

  Segregated Pound   

 Aluminum 29.7 






1.97 $0.104


 #1 PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate)      

22.6 $1.27


#2 HDPE  (High Density Polyethylene)

6.8 $0.56


#3 PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)

9.7  $0.48


#4 LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene) 

39.5 $1.97


#5 PP  (Polypropylene) 

11.0  $0.55


#6 PS  (Polystyrene) 

110.0 $5.50


#7 Other Plastic   

3.1 $0.31



8.0 $0.40


*Refund is not for packaging, contamination such as dirt or moisture, nor beverage containers not properly labeled with the "CA Redemption Value," "CA Refund," "CA CRV" message.

*This recycler will discount the refund value, and may discount scrap value for loads of containers that include non-redemption material. *The consumer has the right to:

a) Accept a discounted refund and/or scrap price.

b) Separate refund from non-refund material.

c) Take the material back.