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Recycling In Santee

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In addition to residential and commercial pick-up of recyclables, Waste Management operates a buyback and drop-off recycling center at 925 O'Conner Street in the city of El Cajon. Santee customers may deliver recyclable materials Monday through Friday between the hours of  8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Waste Management will also accept the following items during recycling hours:

  • Sharps (syringes and lancets properly packaged for disposal)
  • Household batteries
  • Fluorescent light tubes
  • Used motor oil (up to 15 gallons)
  • Oil filters
  • Thermostats
  • E-waste (TVs, computers, VCRs, stereos, microwaves) (Limit: 1-2 similar items per visit)

Other recycling information/resources:

Thank you for helping to prevent pollution!