Below are some of the terms producers will use to label their more earth-friendly products and packages, and what they mean for you.


Unfortunately, just because the package says it is recyclable does not mean that you can actually recycle it in Del Norte.   Some people think that if they put such a product in the trash, it somehow gets recycled, but that is not true.   Click here for more information on recycling in Del Norte County.


This package is made from a combination of post-industrial and post-consumer materials.

Post-consumer content

This package contains some portion of materials actually collected from recycling programs like the ones in Del Norte, from people like you.

CA Redemption Value

These beverage containers packages have deposits which you pay at the grocery store, and can collect at Julindra Recycling.