Urban Corps Buyback Recycling Center

The recycling center accepts all CRV beverage containers with the "CRV," "Ca Redemption Value" logo including: aluminum, glass and plastics. A professional sorting table is provided to expedite the process.

The general public can drop off other recyclable non-CRV items such as paper, cardboard, plastics #3 - #7, etc., however there is no cash redemption for such materials.

Hours of operation: Thursday through Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For more information, call (619) 954-7562.


The Urban Corps Recycling Buyback Center is located at the southwest end of the parking lot. Make a right when you come in the main gate, and another right into the open gate across from Section H (Gate 3). The Center is under the trolley ramp to the right of the fire station bunker, by the practice field. On Game Days only there is another recycling center located at the northeast parking lot by Gate 1.

About the Urban Corps

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The Urban Corps of San Diego County provides paid green job training and an education to young adults in the fields of recycling, conservation and community service. Corps members work in the community while earning their high school diploma. It is the only San Diego organization that links youth development, job training, and education with the environment.

By supporting the Urban Corps' Recycling Buyback Center at Qualcomm Stadium, you are helping to provide jobs, education and environmental awareness to thousands of youth ages 18 to 25 years as they strive to create a better life for themselves.

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