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Puente Hills MRF Recycle Center
The Puente Hills Material Recovery Facility (PHMRF) Recycle Center (RC12848) is located near the Pomona (60) and San Gabriel River (605) freeways (see map above). Operating hours are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday. The PHMRF Recycle Center is closed on Sunday, Monday, and all major holidays.
Turn in your recyclable materials for cash at the PHMRF Recycle Center. The facility is a buy-back recycling center, which allows you to sell your qualified recycle products for the published California Redemption Value (CRV) and/or scrap value (see price table below). The PHMRF Recycle Center purchases CRV containers (aluminum cans, plastics soft drink bottles, glass bottles), and pays competitive scrap rates for aluminum, cardboard, and most paper products.
The PHMRF Recycle Center also accepts "free drop off" of scrap metal products. In addition, you can also turn in electric products you want to discard (TVs, computers, etc.) in our free electronic waste (e-waste) bins. (Please note that the free e-waste bins are for residents/households only and limited to 2 items per residence/household.) The PHMRF Recycle Center also offers free document shredding service, so bring your documents to the PHMRF Recycle Center and place them inside a locked and secured container for destruction by a certified document shredding company.
The facility does not accept used oil at this time. You can locate the nearest used oil recycling facility by clicking here. This link connects you to the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) web page for its used oil recycling program.
The PHMRF Recycle Center is located next to the PHMRF and is accessible from the following two entrances. The Recycle Center phone number is (562) 908-4875.
Puente Hills Material Recovery Facility
2808 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Push the call button if gate is closed during business hours (see below for business hours).
Puente Hills Landfill
13130 Crossroads Parkway South
City of Industry, CA 91745
Follow the signs to the Recycle Center.
A more detailed map (PDF) of the Recycle Center's location is available at the bottom of this page.
This PHMRF Recycle Center is certified by CalRecycle and accepts all CRV containers including newspaper. CRV containers brought to the Recycle Center are required to be separated from containers that are not CRV. Any separation should be done before arriving at the Recycle Center. Only CRV will be paid to customers that request to be paid by count rather than by the pound. Paying by count is limited to up to fifty (50) containers per CalRecycle regulations. For more than fifty (50) containers, the payment will be by the pound.
1 Prices for scrap subject to change without notice
|MATERIAL ||SCRAP VALUE |
|CA REDEMPTION |
(CRV - $/lb)
|TOTAL ($/lb) |
|Aluminum Cans ||0.08 ||1.57 ||1.65 |
|Glass (Amber/Clear/Green) ||0.00 ||0.103 ||0.103 |
|#1 Plastic ||0.00 ||1.20 ||1.20 |
|Steel/B1-Metal ||0.00 ||0.34 ||0.34 |
|OTHER PLASTICS || || || |
|#2 HDPE ||0.00 ||0.55 ||0.55 |
|#3 PVC (Vinyl) ||0.00 ||0.56 ||0.56 |
|#4 LDPE (Low Density PE) ||0.00 ||2.05 ||2.05 |
|#5 PP (Polypropylene) ||0.00 ||0.54 ||0.54 |
|#6 PS (Polystyrene) ||0.00 ||5.71 ||5.71 |
|#7 Other (Unspecified Resins) ||0.00 ||0.31 ||0.31 |
|OTHER MATERIALS || || || |
|Mixed Paper including Newspaper ||0.0255 ||n/a ||0.0250 |
|Cardboard || |
|Used Oil || |
DO NOT ACCEPT!
|E-Waste / Scrap ||Free - Drop Off |
|Metal ||Free - Drop Off || |
Paper shredding service 2
|Free || |
2 For residential use only, 40 lbs maximum.
HOURS OF OPERATION
|Monday ||CLOSED |
|Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday ||9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. |
|Sunday ||CLOSED |
|HOLIDAY SCHEDULE ||Click here |
PHMRF Recycle Center Flyer
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