Recycling Program Helps Fund Mira Mesa Recreation Center Programs

The Mira Mesa Recreation Center, also known as the Gil Johnson Recreation Center, is located at 8575 New Salem Street in San Diego, California. The center provides a variety of activities and programs for residents young and old, which are partly funded by the Mira Mesa Recreation Center recycling program. The recycling drop-off sites give residents an opportunity to do something positive for the planet and to give back to the center, which uses recycling revenue to support activities provided at the facility.

When Recyclable Items Can Be Dropped Off

Containers for recycling can be used during daylight hours. At the Mira Mesa Recreation Center location, outside drop-off bins are available during this time. The recreation center itself is open from 12pm to 8pm on Mondays, 2pm to 9pm Tuesday through Thursday, 2pm to 7pm on Friday, 9am to 3pm on Saturday, and 10am to 2pm on Sunday.

What Items Are Allowed at the Mira Mesa Recreation Center Recycling Drop-Off Site?

Recyclable items include:

  • Mixed paper
  • Shredded paper
  • White office paper
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Telephone books
  • Cardboard
  • Green, clear, blue, or brown glass
  • CRV (California Redemption Value) plastic, glass, or aluminum

All items should be cleaned before dropping them off at the center.

Who Can Recycle at the Center?

San Diego residents are allowed to recycle for free at the Mira Mesa Recreation Center drop-off site. The location provides residents who do not have curbside recycling pickup available a convenient recycling alternative.

How to Get to the Mira Mesa Recreation Center

If you are using Interstate 15, take the Mira Mesa Boulevard exit and then travel west for about 2.5 miles. You will find the center located on the corner of New Salem Street and Mira Mesa Boulevard. You can also reach the center via the bus system using the 210, 921 and 964 SDMTS routes.

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