Three Easy Ways to Recycle in Big Bear Lake!
City of Big Bear Lake residents may deposit commingled recyclables in their blue recycle can and place at curbside for pick up by our truck on their designated pick-up day.
Clean Bear Site #1
Visit our Clean Bear Site on Garstin Drive for convenient "drive-in/drop-off" of newspapers, mixed paper and cardboard, as well as disposal of Electronic and Universal waste and appliances. Available to City of Big Bear Lake residents.
Big Bear Disposal, Inc. has a convenient beverage container recycling center at our Buy-Back Center adjacent to the Garstin Clean Bear Site. Empty California Redemption Value (CRV) containers, including plastic, aluminum and glass may be redeemed for cash. Easy access, drive-up convenience and friendly employees!
For questions about what is trash and what can be recycled: What Do I Do With It?