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Alameda

Recycling

Alameda County Industries (ACI Alameda), 510-483-1400

  • Aerosol Can - Empty
  • Aluminum Foil & Pans - Clean
  • Aseptic Packs
  • Cardboard
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Clamshells/To-Go Containers/Trays
  • Glass Bottles & Jars - Non-CRV
  • Glass Bottles - CRV
  • Newspaper
  • Paper
  • Paper Carton Containers - Plastic-coated
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  • Aerosol Can - Empty
    Use up before putting in recycling. Aerosols with remaining chemicals, toxics, or paint can be used up or dropped at an HHW Facility.
  • Aluminum Cans - CRV
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Aluminum Foil & Pans - Clean
    Free of food and grease/oil, or it belongs in the trash.
  • Aseptic Packs
    Empty and drip-free.
  • Beverage Containers - Mixed
    Empty and drip-free with caps attached. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Bimetal Cans - CRV
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Bimetal Cans - Non-CRV
    Empty, drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Books - Hard Cover - Non-working
    Only if poor, damaged condition. Remove covers as possible. Otherwise, donate.
  • Books - Soft Cover - Non-working
    Only if poor, damaged condition. Otherwise, donate.
  • Cardboard
    Cut or fold to fit into bin. Offer collapsed moving boxes to community for reuse or sheet mulching. See hauler website for overage options, or store for a future pick-up.
  • Egg Cartons - Paper - Clean
  • Egg Cartons - Plastic
  • Envelopes - Paper
    Clear, plastic windows okay.
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Clamshells/To-Go Containers/Trays
    Empty of food and drip-free. Wipe or rinse clean as needed.
  • Frozen Food Boxes
  • Glass Bottles & Jars - Non-CRV
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Glass Bottles - CRV
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Greeting Cards - Musical/Electronic Piece
    Remove electronic/musical element for reuse or ewaste. Recycle the paper card when free of plastic and/or metallic decoration (trash).
  • Greeting Cards - Unused
    Donate for reuse as possible.
  • Junk Mail Opt-Out
    Keep or photograph mailing labels to use when following online opt-out instructions from the resource vendors below, before recycling or dropping off desirable magazines (or seed catalogs) for sharing (ex. libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms).
  • Keys
  • Magazines
    Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
  • Metal Cans - Non-CRV
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Metal Jar Lids
    Leave metal lid on glass jar and place in recycling.
  • Newspaper
  • Packaged Foodgrade Liquids - Expired/ Non-working
    Empty contents down drain and place empty drip-free container and lid in recycling.
  • Paint Cans & Buckets - Empty & Dry
    Remove lid, shake paint chunks out into garbage and place empty, dry paint can or bucket into recycling cart. (Lid, too, but separately.)
  • Paper
    Covered in tape and paint? Then put it in the trash.
  • Paper Carton Containers - Plastic-coated
    Milk cartons are accepted, empty and drip free.
  • Paperboard Boxes/Tubes
    Consider collecting for reuse art and craft projects.
  • Personal Care & Beauty Product Packaging
    Empty and drip-free rigid plastics over 4" may go in the recycling. Other plastic packaging may go in the trash. Some brands offer take back of packaging for recycling.
  • Phonebooks
  • Pill Bottles - Empty
    4 inches or bigger. Reattach plastic lid to plastic bottles.
  • Pizza Box - Non-greasy
  • Plant Pots - Plastic
  • Plastic Bottle - CRV
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Plastic Bottle - Non-CRV
    Empty and drip-free with lids attached.
  • Plastic Bucket
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Plastic Lids & Caps - Bottles and Jars
    Caps reattached to empty plastic bottles may be recycled. Loose lids under 4" will not be captured for recycling and should be placed in trash.
  • Plastic Wide Mouth Container
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Pots & Pans - Non-working
    Poor, damaged condition. Consider repairing or refurbishing as possible.
  • Rigid Plastics
    Plastic containers empty and drip-free. Resins #1-7 in the chasing arrows.
  • Scrap Metal
    Small pieces weighing less than 10 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
  • Water Bottles - Reusable
    Poor, damaged condition metal and plastic bottles. Donate clean, dry, good condition bottles.
  • Wrapping Paper - Non-Metallic

Organics

Alameda County Industries (ACI Alameda), 510-483-1400

  • Egg Cartons - Paper - Soiled
  • Food Scraps
  • Food Service Ware - Compostable - BPI Certified Products
  • Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Uncoated
  • Paper Towels & Napkins
  • Pizza Box - Greasy
  • Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris
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  • Burlap
    Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
  • Cardboard - Waxed
  • Cardboard - Wet
    If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
  • Cooking Oil/Grease/Fats
    Wiped excess fat and grease with a paper towel and place in organics cart. Compost small amounts of solid fats & grease in paper container for compost. For large volumes of used cooking oil, contact ACI for a designated container and set out adjacent to recycling cart.
  • Corks - Natural
    Consider collecting for future reuse craft/art projects or ReCork recycling collection bins.
  • Egg Cartons - Paper - Soiled
    Food or cracked-egg soiled cartons.
  • Food Scraps
    All food scraps OK including meat, condiments, vegetables, and spoiled food. Please separate food from any packaging or plastic wrap.
  • Food Service Ware - Compostable - BPI Certified Products
    Compostable plastics go in the trash. Fiber-based compostable products go in organics.
  • Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Poly-coated
  • Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Uncoated
    Used/food-soiled.
  • Food Service Ware - Wood/Bamboo Products
    Consider washing for reuse, or collecting enough reusables for events with family and friends.
  • Gift Tissue Paper
    Poor condition. Collect, fold, and save good condition tissue paper for reuse.
  • Grandma's Fruitcake
  • Hair and Fur Trimmings
  • Manure
  • Packaged Food - Expired/Non-working
    Scrape or place food in the compost. Determine and place empty, drip/food free packaging in proper bin.
  • Pallets - Wooden - Broken
    Untreated, clean wood only. Remove nails and break to fit into cart/bin.
  • Paper - Shredded
    Place into a paper bag and fold or staple to keep shreds from blowing away during cart/bin emptying.
  • Paper Bags
    Collect good condition for reuse.
  • Paper Bags - Polycoated
    Empty and free of food and crumbs.
  • Paper Straws
  • Paper Towels & Napkins
  • Pizza Box - Greasy
  • Sawdust - Untreated Wood
    Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood only.
  • Sponges - Natural
  • Straw/Hay
    Offer bales to local gardeners, farms, or farmers.
  • Tea Bags
    Staple and string okay to leave. Nylon mesh tea bags, free of tea leaves, belong in the trash.
  • Wax & Parchment Paper
    Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
  • Wood - Untreated
    Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
  • Wood Chips
    Consider using as mulch on your houseplants or in your garden. Go to www.lawntogarden.org to learn how to use mulch and compost build healthy soil.
  • Wood Scraps - Untreated
    Clean wood pieces free of paint or chemicals, cut to fit in the cart or bin.
  • Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris
    Contact hauler for extra residential bags/tags for fee. Yard trimmings will decrease in volume if you let them dry out for a few days (more can fit in your cart).

Garbage

Alameda County Industries (ACI Alameda), 510-483-1400

  • Condiment/Toiletry Packets - Empty
  • Food Service Ware - Compostable - BPI Certified Products
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Utensils
  • Glassware - Decorative & Kitchen - Non-working
  • Light Bulbs - Incandescent/Halogen
  • Packing Peanuts - Styrofoam
  • Snack Packaging - Composite Film
  • Sponges - Synthetic
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  • 6-Pack Rings
    Cut the rings.
  • ABS Plastic
  • Agricultural Plastics & Film
    Farm quantity may have recycling options.
  • Air Mattress
  • Ashes - Grill/Fireplace
    Cold ashes.
  • Auto Glass
    Damaged, broken condition.
  • Balloons - Used
  • Bicycle - Scrap & Parts
  • Blueprint Paper
  • Bubble Envelopes - Paper or Mylar
  • Bubble Envelopes - Plastic
    Loose plastic jams recycling equipment. Accepted clean and dry in bag-of-bags grocery store drop-off.
  • Bubble Wrap
    Loose bubble wrap jams recycling equipment. Consider collecting for future reuse or donation. If collected as bag-of-bags for grocery store drop-off, must be clean and dry. Loose bubble wrap jams recycling equipment. Consider collecting for future reuse or donation.
  • Camera Film & Slides
  • Cardboard - Foil-lined
  • Cassette & VHS Tapes - Non-working
  • CD/DVD - Non-working/Non-commercial
  • CD/DVD Jewel Cases
  • Christmas Trees - Artificial
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Cigarette Waste
  • Cleaning Wipes - Used
    Do not flush. Wipes are made from plastic resins, do not degrade in compost, and clog pipes.
  • Clothes Hangers - Metal - Working
    Consider reuse or drop-off at a dry cleaner before landfilling.
  • Clothes Hangers - Non-working
  • Clothing - Undergarments - Non-working
    Poor, damaged condition beyond repair or recycling.
  • Coffee Pods - Compostable
    Empty coffee or tea grounds in the compost first. Consider investing in reusable pods.
  • Coffee Pods - Metal/Plastic
    Empty coffee or tea grounds in the compost first. Consider investing in reusable pods.
  • Compostable Plastic Bags - BPI Certified
  • Condiment/Toiletry Packets - Empty
  • Corks - Plastic/Synthetic
  • Dead Animals
    Small roadkill or pets may go in the organics cart. Contact your vet for pet cats and dogs.Contact local animal control (e.g. deer, neighbors pet, injured or entrapped/tangled animal) or large livestock.
  • Disposable Diapers & Wipes - Used
  • Dryer & Vacuum Lint
  • Facial Tissues - Used
  • Foam Padding
    Poor, damaged condition. Large, high quality pieces may desired for reuse in local community.
  • Food Service Ware - Compostable - BPI Certified Products
    Compostable plastics go in the trash. Fiber-based compostable products go in organics.
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Cups & Plates
    Empty and drip-free. Scrape food into organics container.
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Utensils
    Consider washing for reuse, or utilizing reusable utensils.
  • Food Service Ware - Styrofoam Products
  • Food Service Ware - To-Go Cup Lids
  • Gel Ice Packs
  • Glassware - Decorative & Kitchen - Non-working
  • Hardware & Fasteners
  • Hoses - Garden/Rubber - Non-working
  • Houseware - Non-working
  • Jewelry - Non-working
  • Knives & Shears - Non-working
  • Lab Glassware - Poor Condition
  • Lab Plastics - Used
  • Leather Remnants & Scraps
    Reuse or donate as possible.
  • Light Bulbs - Incandescent/Halogen
    These do not contain mercury and are not recyclable.
  • Medals/Trophies/Ribbons
    Broken, damaged, or unable to be donated
  • Metal Bottle Caps
    These lined with plastic and are too small to be captured by recycling equipment. Consider collecting for reuse projects.
  • Microscopes & Accessories - Non-working
  • Mirror - Broken
  • Musical Instruments & Gear - Non-working
  • Nail polish - Empty
    Use up nail polish, trade with friends, or bring full containers to the HHW facilities as most nail polishes contain toxic chemicals.
  • Packing Peanuts - Starch-based
    Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
  • Packing Peanuts - Styrofoam
    Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
  • Paper - Carbon
  • Paper - Plastic Laminated
  • Paper Receipts - Thermal
  • Pet Waste
    Even bags of poop in "compostable" bags belong in the trash.
  • Photographs
    Photographic paper is not recyclable.
  • Pillows - Poor Condition
  • Plant Pots - Broken
  • Plant Pots - Ceramic
    Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
  • Plastic Bags
    Dirty, wet plastic bags belongs in the trash. If collected as bag-of-bags for grocery store drop-off, must be clean and dry. Loose bags jam recycling equipment.
  • Plastic Corrugated Signs
  • Plastic Film & Wrap
    Dirty, wet plastic film belongs in the trash. If collected as bag-of-bags to drop at grocery stores, must be clean and dry. Loose film jams recycling equipment.
  • Plastic Packaging - Blisterpak
  • Plastic Shower Curtain Liners
  • Plastic Strapping
  • Plastic Straws
    Single-use, disposable straws or damaged silicone straws.
  • Plastic Tarps
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Plate Glass
    Broken, damaged.
  • Plexiglass
  • Polyester Batting/Filling
    Cotton filling may go into the compost. Consider reuse of both materials if in good condition (e.g. pet bed).
  • Purses & Backpacks - Non-working
  • PVC
    Scrap pieces.
  • Radios - Non-working
  • Rags - Paint/Chemical/Oil Soiled
  • Records
    Broken, damaged condition.
  • Reusable Bags
    Poor, broken condition.
  • Rubber Bands
    Consider collecting, ceaning, and donating to local farms for reuse.
  • Rubber Items
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Sawdust - Composite Wood/Painted Wood
    Any wood waste from wood with glues and adhesives belongs in the trash.
  • Shoes - Poor Condition
    Unusable condition by others.
  • Single-use Personal Care & Beauty Products
  • Single-use Personal Protective Equipment
  • Small Household Appliances - Non-working
    Consider going to iFixit to find repair instructions, bring it with you to a Repair Café or FixIt Clinic. May also be collected during a scheduled bulky waste pickup.
  • Snack Packaging - Composite Film
    Empty and free of food
  • Sponges - Synthetic
  • Strawberry Baskets - Plastic
    Damaged, broken condition. Return to local market for reuse.
  • Stuffed Animals
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Styrofoam Blocks
  • Styrofoam Sheets
  • Tape - Used
  • Tennis Balls - Non-working
    Teachers often accept balls with no bounce to cut and place on the bottom of their chairs.
  • Tire/Rubber Scraps
  • Tires - Bicycle
    Poor, broken condition.
  • Tools & Accessories - Hand - Non-working
  • Toys & Games - Non-working
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Toys & Games - Plastic Parts Only
    Consider posting online pieces as replacement parts for others who may be missing pieces or parts you have.
  • Transparency Film Plastic
  • Tyvek
  • Vacuum Cleaner Bags & Filters
    Used condition.
  • Water Filters
    Broken, poor condition.
  • Wigs
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Window Screens
  • Window Treatments - Non-working
  • Wood - Engineered/Composite
  • Wood - Painted
    Cut to fit in cart or bin such that lid closes.
  • Wrapping Paper - Metallic
    Damaged, torn condition.

Additional Curbside Services:

Special Items

ACI Alameda Office, 2307 Blanding Ave, Suite B, Alameda, CA 94501. M-F 7am-6pm. 510-483-1400

ACI Holiday Service and Tree Collection Information

  • Batteries - Household - Non-rechargeable
    Residents may drop off household batteries (A, AA, AAA, C, D and 9-volt) at the ACI Alameda office or package in a sealed, clear plastic bag and place on top of the recyclable materials cart. (No car batteries allowed.)
  • Batteries - Household - Rechargeable (up to 5 lbs)
    Residents may drop off rechargeable household batteries (A, AA, AAA, C, D and 9-volt) at the ACI Alameda office or package in a sealed, clear plastic bag and place on top of the recyclable materials cart. (No car batteries allowed.)
  • Christmas Trees
    Trees will be collected on regularly scheduled collection days for 4 weeks starting from December 26 (ending on a Friday). Trees may be cut to fit in cart or bin. Remove all décor, tinsel, stands, and lights. Flocked trees belong in the garbage.
  • Light Bulbs - CFLs
    Residents may drop off at the ACI Alameda office.
  • Light Bulbs - Fluorescent Tubes
    Residents may drop off fluorescent bulbs at the ACI Alameda office.
  • Motor Oil
    Put used motor oil in a sealed 1 gallon screw-top container. Place them next to the blue recycling cart. Free oil jugs and filter bags may be requested from ACI.
  • Oil Filters
    Place used oil filter in a sealed zipper-locked bag next to the recycling cart. Free filter bags may be requested from ACI.

Bulky Pickup

Alameda County Industries (ACI) provides one, free annual On-Call Clean Up to all single family and all multi-family households.  Residents and Property Managers read the Alameda Bulky Pickup Guidelines and call 510-483-1400 or contact ACI Alameda online. New Program Changes: As of Oct. 2022, ACI is now accepting reusable items (that are in working condition and labeled as REUSE) for donation. ACI is now accepting more material per household (up to 3 cubic yards and 3 bulky items) and has expanded the service to multi-family customers. Multi-family customers should contact the Property Manager or Owner first to establish a suitable location accessible to ACI trucks.

  • Air Conditioner - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Arts and Crafts Supplies & Materials
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Audio & Visual Equipment - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Audio & Visual Equipment - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Auto Upholstery - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Baby Furniture & Equipment - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Baby Furniture & Equipment - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Barbeque Grill
    Landfill. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Bicycle - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Boat Upholstery - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Books - Hard Cover
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Books - Soft Cover
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Cables & Wires - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Cameras & Camcorders - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Cameras & Camcorders - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. No photo chemicals. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Carpet
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for bulky pick up.
  • Carpet Padding
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for bulky pick up.
  • Cassette & VHS Tapes - Commercially Made - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • CD/DVD - Commercially Made - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Cell Phones - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Child Car Seats - Non-working/Expired/Accident
    Consider removing all straps and covers to offer to another family with the same model. Include a photo of the assembled car seat and brand/model. Rigid plastic base with any foam removed (trash) may then be possibly collected for recycling in a bin that fits or for bulky pick up. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Christmas Lights - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Clocks & Watches - Non-working
    Repair and donate as possible. Remove batteries for proper disposal. For large clocks, contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for for a bulky pick-up.
  • Clothing - Good Condition
    Clean and dry. Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Collectibles
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders - Single-use/Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Computer Accessories - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Computer Monitors - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Computers - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Copy Machines - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Dishwasher - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Dishwasher - Working
    Label for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Electronics - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for for a bulky pick-up.
  • Electronics - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Espresso Machines
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Exercise Equipment - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Exercise Equipment - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Freezer - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Furniture - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Furniture - Small - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation if non-upholstered. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Furniture - Working
    Labeled for reuse/donation if non-upholstered. Including patio/outdoor furniture. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Game Cartridges - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Gaming Systems & Accessories - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Glassware - Decorative & Kitchen - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Houseware - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Lawnmower - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Lighting Fixtures - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Linens/Blankets/Towels - Good Condition
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Luggage - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Luggage - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Magazines
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Major Household Appliances - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Mattresses & Box Springs
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for for a bulky pick-up.
  • Medical Equipment & Surplus
    Working wheelchairs and scooters labeled for reuse/donation. Nonworking separated. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Microwave - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Mixed Debris
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for bulky pick up.
  • Musical Instruments & Gear - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Office chairs - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Office Furniture/Equipment - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Oil-filled Heaters - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Plumbing Fixtures & Supplies
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Pool Cover - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Porcelain Toilets & Sinks
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Pots & Pans - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Printers/Faxes - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Purses & Backpacks - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Records
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Refrigerator - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for for a bulky pick-up.
  • Rugs & Mats - Non-working
    Poor, damaged condition. Label good condition for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Satellite Dish - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Sewing Machines - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Shoes - Good Condition
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Small Engines - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Small Household Appliances - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Small Household Appliances - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Solar Panels - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Sporting Goods - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Sporting Goods - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Stove/Oven - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Television - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Tents and Outdoor Gear - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Tires
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Tools & Accessories - Garden - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Tools & Accessories - Power - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Toys & Games - With Electronics - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Toys & Games - Working
    Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Trash Compactor
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Typewriters - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Vacuum Cleaners - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • VCRs/CD/DVD Players - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Video Projectors - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Washer/Dryer - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Water Coolers - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Water Heaters - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
  • Wood - Painted
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.

Debris Box / C&D Service

Contact hauler for details and fees:
Alameda County Industries (ACI Alameda)
510-483-1400

Alameda C&D Requirements

  • Asphalt
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Bricks
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Bricks - Broken
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Carpet
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Carpet Padding
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Ceiling Tile
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Cinder Blocks
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Cinder Blocks - Broken
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Concrete
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Concrete With Rebar
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Construction & Demolition Debris
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Doors
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Drywall
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Ferrous Scrap Metal/Steel
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Flooring - Non-working
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Insulation - Used
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Lava Rock
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Metal Pipe
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Mixed Debris
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Non-ferrous Scrap Metal
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Pallets - Wooden - Working
    Contact ACI at 510-483-1400 for details.
  • Rock/Gravel - Clean
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Roofing - Asphalt Composition Shingles
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Roofing - Clay Tile
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Roofing - Concrete Tile
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Roofing - Tar & Gravel
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Roofing - Wood Shingles
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Sand
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Soil - Clean
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Tile
    Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
  • Wood - Treated
    Contact ACI at 510-483-1400 for details.

Additional Information

City of Alameda; ACI's AlamedaSorts; Resources; Rates

Illegal Dumping Information:

Report through SeeClickFix in the category of trash.  Items dumped on public property may also be reported through the Alameda Department of Public Works by calling (510) 747-7900 or (510) 337-8340 after hours.

Report dumping along the freeways and off-ramps to CalTrans noting the Situation Type as Litter - Trash & Debris. For railroad right-of-ways locations, report to Union Pacific online or by phone 1-888-877-7267. 

For hazardous materials or chemical spills incidents, call: Alameda County Environmental Health - (510) 567-6700

For illegal/unlawful spraying or dumping of a pesticide, call: Alameda County Agriculture Commissioner's Office  - (510) 670-5232

New law California State law, SB 1383, aims to keep food and other compostable materials (“organics”) out of landfills to reduce emissions that contribute to climate change. Visit  www.StopWaste.org/Rules-Resources for free resources and assistance to comply.

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