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Curbside Service Information

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Discovery Bay

Recycling

  • Aerosol Can - Empty
  • Aluminum Foil & Pans - Clean
  • 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
  • Agricultural Plastics & Film
    Plastic film must be bagged before placing in cart.
  • Aluminum Cans - CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Aluminum Foil & Pans - Clean
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Beverage Containers - Mixed
    Bottles and cans are ok for recycling if empty, clean and dry, but pouch and shelf stable (aseptic) cartons go in garbage cart.
  • Bimetal Cans - CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Bimetal Cans - Non-CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Books - Hard Cover - Non-working
    Only recycle the paper pages. Bindings and covers should go in the garbage due to the adhesives on them.
  • Books - Soft Cover - Non-working
    Only recycle the paper pages. Bindings and covers should go in the garbage due to the adhesives on them.
  • Cardboard
    Clean, empty, and dry items. Please flatten boxes before placing them inside your recycling cart.
  • Cardboard - Wet
    If wet from rain, dry out and then it may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in garbage cart.
  • Egg Cartons - Paper - Clean
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Egg Cartons - Plastic
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Envelopes - Paper
    Any plastic windows must be removed.
  • Ferrous Scrap Metal/Steel
    Must fit in recycling cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Clamshells/To-Go Containers/Trays
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Cups & Plates
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Food Service Ware - To-Go Cup Lids
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Frozen Food Boxes
  • Glass Bottles & Jars - Non-CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Glass Bottles - CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Greeting Cards - Musical/Electronic Piece
    Remove battery and electronic element, which is hazardous and should be taken to an HHW facility. Recycle the paper card if free of plastic and/or metallic decoration (trash).
  • Junk Mail Opt-Out
    Recycle junk mail. Use services to opt-out of junk mail - catalogs, magazines, phone books, mailers, flyers, etc.
  • Magazines
    No food contaminated paper, foil paper or thermal paper. Staples and tape are ok.
  • Metal Bottle Caps
  • Metal Cans - Non-CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Metal Jar Lids
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Metal Pipe
    Must fit in recycling cart with lid closed.
  • Moving Boxes & Packing Materials
    Consider reusing and donating whenever possible. Remove all packing material, flatten boxes and place in your recycle cart. Recycle paper packing material. Dispose plastic packing material in garbage.
  • Newspaper
  • Non-ferrous Scrap Metal
    Must fit in recycling cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Paper
  • Paper - Shredded
    Put shredded paper in a paper bag and staple or tape bag securely and place in recycling cart.
  • Paper Bags
    No food contaminated paper, foil paper or thermal paper. Food-soiled paper bags go in garbage cart.
  • Paper Carton Containers - Plastic-coated
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Paperboard Boxes/Tubes
  • Phonebooks
  • Pill Bottles - Empty
  • Pizza Box - Non-greasy
    Must be clean. If contaminated with food or oil, it must go in the garbage cart.
  • Plant Pots - Plastic
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Plastic Bags
    Put bags into a plastic bag, tie and place in recycling cart.
  • Plastic Bottle - CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Plastic Bottle - Non-CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Plastic Bucket
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Plastic Film & Wrap
    Put plastic film and wrap into a plastic bag, tie and place in recycling cart.
  • Plastic Lids & Caps - Bottles and Jars
    Caps reattached to empty plastic bottles may be recycled. Small loose caps and lids will not be captured for recycling, so they should be placed in the garbage cart.
  • Plastic Wide Mouth Container
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Pots & Pans - Non-working
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Rigid Plastics
    Must fit in recycling cart with lid closed.
  • Scrap Metal
    Must fit in recycling cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Water Bottles - Reusable
    Recycle poor or damaged condition metal and plastic bottles. Donate clean, good condition bottles for reuse.
  • Wrapping Paper - Non-Metallic

Organics

  • Paper Towels & Napkins
  • Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris
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  • Compostable Plastic Bags - BPI Certified
  • Corks - Natural
  • Paper Straws
  • Paper Towels & Napkins
  • Straw/Hay
  • Wood - Untreated
    Must fit in organics cart with lid closed.
  • Wood Chips
  • Wood Scraps - Untreated
    Must fit in organics cart with lid closed.
  • Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris
    Must fit in organics cart with lid closed.

Garbage

Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery (MDRR)
925-682-9113

Do not overload the carts. The lid must be closed properly. Overloaded containers could incur an additional fee. Dirt, rock, concrete, or building material CANNOT be placed inside your collection containers.

  • Aseptic Packs
  • Condiment/Toiletry Packets - Empty
  • Egg Cartons - Paper - Soiled
  • Food Scraps
  • Food Service Ware - Compostable - BPI Certified Products
  • Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Uncoated
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Utensils
  • Glassware - Decorative & Kitchen - Non-working
  • Light Bulbs - Incandescent/Halogen
  • Packing Peanuts - Styrofoam
  • Pizza Box - Greasy
  • Snack Packaging - Composite Film
  • Sponges - Synthetic
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  • 6-Pack Rings
    Cut loops to protect wildlife from getting tangled.
  • ABS Plastic
  • Air Mattress - Non-working
  • Arts and Crafts Supplies & Materials
    Consider reusing or donating.
  • Aseptic Packs
  • Ashes - Grill/Fireplace
    Cold ashes only. Put in tied plastic bag prior to placing in Garbage cart.
  • Auto Glass
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with your curbside hauler for weight limits.)
  • Auto Upholstery - Non-working
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage.
  • Balloons - Used
  • Bathroom Fixtures
    Consider reuse first.
  • Beverage Containers - Mixed
    Bottles and cans are ok for recycling if empty, clean and dry, but pouch and shelf stable (aseptic) cartons go in garbage cart.
  • Bicycle - Scrap & Parts
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage.
  • Blueprint Paper
  • Books - Hard Cover - Non-working
    Only recycle the paper pages. Bindings and covers should go in the garbage due to the adhesives on them.
  • Books - Soft Cover - Non-working
    Only recycle the paper pages. Bindings and covers should go in the garbage due to the adhesives on them.
  • Bricks - Broken
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with your curbside hauler for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Bubble Envelopes - Paper or Mylar
  • Bubble Envelopes - Plastic
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Burlap
  • Cables & Wires - Non-working
  • Camera Film & Slides
  • Cardboard - Foil-lined
  • Cardboard - Waxed
  • Cardboard - Wet
    If wet from rain, dry out and then it may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in garbage cart.
  • Carpet
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Carpet Padding
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Cassette & VHS Tapes - Commercially Made - Working
    Consider reuse first.
  • Cassette & VHS Tapes - Non-working
  • CD/DVD - Non-working/Non-commercial
  • CD/DVD Jewel Cases
  • Ceiling Tile
    Small amounts can be placed in the garbage cart.
  • Christmas Lights - Non-working
  • Christmas Trees
    Please place your Christmas tree at the curb on your green waste collection day and it will be picked up at no additional charge. Trees may be up to 3 feet in length. If your tree is longer than 3 feet, please cut the tree before placing the pieces next to your green waste cart. Remove all tinsel, lights, decorations, tree stands and plastic bags from Christmas trees prior to collection. Flocked trees cannot be recycled and must be disposed of as garbage — consider using an artificial flocked tree that can be reused year after year.
  • Cigarette Waste
  • Cleaning Wipes - Used
    Do not flush. Wipes are made from plastic resins, do not degrade in compost, and clog pipes.
  • Clocks & Watches - Non-working
  • Cloth Diapers & Accessories
    Place in garbage when no longer in usable condition.
  • Clothes Hangers - Metal - Working
    Some local dry cleaners will accept metal hangers for reuse.
  • Clothes Hangers - Non-working
  • Clothing - Poor Condition
  • Clothing - Undergarments - Non-working
  • Coffee Pods - Compostable
  • Coffee Pods - Metal/Plastic
  • Condiment/Toiletry Packets - Empty
  • Corks - Plastic/Synthetic
  • Dead Animals
    For information on reporting a deceased animal on public property, visit: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/7398/Report-a-Deceased-Animal
  • Disposable Diapers & Wipes - Used
    All used single-use diapers & wipes, including compostable ones, belong in the trash. Wipes clog pipes! Do not flush. Compostable diapers are only compostable when picked up by a service that provides special conditions and the resulting compost is not used for food growing.
  • Dryer & Vacuum Lint
    This is landfill due to plastic micro-fibers from textiles and carpets.
  • Drywall
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Egg Cartons - Paper - Soiled
  • Espresso Machines - Non-working
  • Eyeglasses
    If eyeglasses are broken, put in the garbage cart. If not broken, consider reuse.
  • Facial Tissues - Used
  • Fire Hoses - Non-working
  • Flooring - Non-working
    Small amounts can be placed in garbage.
  • Foam Padding
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Food Scraps
  • Food Service Ware - Compostable - BPI Certified Products
  • Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Poly-coated
  • Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Uncoated
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Utensils
  • Food Service Ware - Styrofoam Products
  • Food Service Ware - Wood/Bamboo Products
  • Game Cartridges - Non-working
  • Gel Ice Packs
    Dispose intact, don't put down drain.
  • Gift Tissue Paper
  • Glassware - Decorative & Kitchen - Non-working
  • Grandma's Fruitcake
  • Hair and Fur Trimmings
  • Hardware & Fasteners
  • Hearing Aids
    Remove batteries before putting in garbage cart.
  • Hoses - Garden/Rubber - Non-working
  • Houseware - Non-working
  • Insulation - Used
    Small amounts can be placed in the garbage cart.
  • Jewelry
    Consider donating first if reusable.
  • Jewelry - Non-working
    Consider reuse or repair before disposal. Metal jewelry can be taken to special recyclers.
  • Keys
  • Kitchen Fixtures
    Consider reuse first.
  • Knives & Shears - Non-working
  • Lab Glassware - Poor Condition
  • Lab Plastics - Used
  • Lava Rock
    Consider reuse first. Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.)
  • Lead Paint Chips
  • Lead-Painted Materials
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Leather Remnants & Scraps
  • Light Bulbs - Incandescent/Halogen
  • Lighting Fixtures - Non-working
  • Linens/Blankets/Towels - Poor Condition
    Consider donating blankets and towels to animal shelters.
  • Luggage - Non-working
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Manure
  • Medals/Trophies/Ribbons
    Consider reuse first.
  • Microscopes & Accessories - Non-working
  • Mirror - Broken
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Mixed Debris
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Moving Boxes & Packing Materials
    Consider reusing and donating whenever possible. Remove all packing material, flatten boxes and place in your recycle cart. Recycle paper packing material. Dispose plastic packing material in garbage.
  • Musical Instruments & Gear - Non-working
    Consider repair before disposal.
  • Nail polish - Empty
    Use up nail polish, trade with friends, or bring to your local HHW facility as most nail polishes contain toxic chemicals.
  • Packaged Food - Expired/Non-working
  • Packaged Foodgrade Liquids - Expired/ Non-working
  • Packing Peanuts - Starch-based
    Place foam peanuts in a tied plastic bag prior to placing in garbage cart. Collect for future reuse, packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water and poured in garden.
  • Packing Peanuts - Styrofoam
    Place foam peanuts in a tied plastic bag prior to placing in garbage cart.
  • Paint Cans & Buckets - Empty & Dry
  • Paper - Carbon
  • Paper - Plastic Laminated
  • Paper Bags
    No food contaminated paper, foil paper or thermal paper. Food-soiled paper bags go in garbage cart.
  • Paper Bags - Polycoated
  • Paper Receipts - Thermal
  • Personal Care & Beauty Packaging - Empty
  • Pet Waste
  • Photographs
  • Pillows - Poor Condition
  • Pizza Box - Greasy
  • Plant Pots - Broken
  • Plastic Corrugated Signs
  • Plastic Lids & Caps - Bottles and Jars
    Caps reattached to empty plastic bottles may be recycled. Small loose caps and lids will not be captured for recycling, so they should be placed in the garbage cart.
  • Plastic Packaging - Blisterpak
  • Plastic Strapping
  • Plastic Straws
  • Plastic Tarps
  • Plate Glass
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Plexiglass
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Plumbing Fixtures & Supplies
    Consider reuse first.
  • Polyester Batting/Filling
  • Pool Cover - Non-working
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Purses & Backpacks - Non-working
  • PVC
  • Radios - Non-working
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Records
    Consider donating.
  • Reusable Bags
    Ripped or torn fabric bags.
  • Rock/Gravel - Clean
    Small amounts are ok in garbage cart. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.)
  • Roofing - Asphalt Composition Shingles
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Clay Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Concrete Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Tar & Gravel
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Wood Shingles
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Rubber Bands
  • Rubber Items
  • Rugs & Mats - Non-working
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Sawdust - Composite Wood/Painted Wood
    Put sawdust in a tied plastic bag prior to placing in garbage cart.
  • Sawdust - Untreated Wood
    Put sawdust in a tied plastic bag prior to placing in garbage cart.
  • Shoes - Poor Condition
  • Shower Curtain Liners - Non-working
  • Single-use Personal Care & Beauty Products - Used
  • Single-use Personal Protective Equipment - Used
    Cut loops when disposing of masks, as wildlife are getting tangled, similar to 6-pack rings.
  • Small Household Appliances - Non-working
  • Snack Packaging - Composite Film
  • Sponges - Natural
  • Sponges - Synthetic
  • Sporting Goods - Non-working
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Strawberry Baskets - Plastic
  • Stuffed Animals
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Styrofoam Blocks
  • Styrofoam Sheets
  • Tape - Used
  • Tea Bags
  • Telephones
    Phones that don't use batteries and don't have displays may be put in the garbage cart.
  • Tennis Balls - Non-working
  • Tents and Outdoor Gear - Non-working
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Tile
  • Tire/Rubber Scraps
    Small amounts are ok in garbage cart.
  • Tools & Accessories - Garden - Non-working
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Tools & Accessories - Hand - Non-working
  • Tools & Accessories - Power - Non-working
    Remove battery prior to disposal. Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Toys & Games - Non-working
  • Toys & Games - Plastic Parts Only
  • Toys & Games - With Electronics - Non-working
    Remove battery prior to disposal.
  • Transparency Film Plastic
  • Typewriters - Non-working
  • Tyvek
  • Vacuum Cleaner Bags & Filters
    Used condition. Donate new/unused vacuum cleaner bags and filters.
  • Water Filters
  • Wax & Parchment Paper
  • Wigs
    Consider donating wigs that are in good condition. Poor, damaged condition wigs can go in the garbage cart.
  • Window Screens
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Window Treatments - Non-working
  • Wood - Engineered/Composite
    Pieces of wood need to be cut 3' or shorter in order to fit in the trucks. Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Wood - Painted
    Pieces of wood need to be cut 3' or shorter in order to fit in the trucks. Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Wrapping Paper - Metallic

Additional Curbside Services:

Special Items

 

Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery (MDRR)
925-682-9113

Two (2) On Call Curbside Pick-ups: Residential customers can schedule two (2) pick-ups per calendar year, free of charge, of up to 12 bags of garbage or yard debris not weighing more than 50 lbs per bag. Please call to schedule your extra pick-up (on your regularly scheduled pick-up day). No Household Hazardous Waste (must be taken to your local Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility), e-waste, dirt, concrete, rock or construction and demolition material.

Curbside Oil Pick-Up: Residential customers can call in to request an Used Motor Oil and Oil Filter pick-up. First call to request a free 6-quart oil recycling container, which will be dropped off to you. Once it is full, call to request pick-up.

The following items are eligible for curbside pickup, but should not be placed inside any of your carts. Please see notes for pickup details.

  • Christmas Trees
    Please place your Christmas tree at the curb on your green waste collection day and it will be picked up at no additional charge. Trees may be up to 3 feet in length. If your tree is longer than 3 feet, please cut the tree before placing the pieces next to your green waste cart. Remove all tinsel, lights, decorations, tree stands and plastic bags from Christmas trees prior to collection. Flocked trees cannot be recycled and must be disposed of as garbage — consider using an artificial flocked tree that can be reused year after year.
  • Motor Oil
    Call 925-682-9113 to request a free 6-quart oil container. MDRR will drop one off to you. Once it is full, call MDRR and they will pick it up.
  • Oil Filters
    Call 925-682-9113 for details and to schedule pick-up.

Bulky Pickup

Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery (MDRR)
925-682-9113

Residential customers are eligible for one bulky item on-call curbside pick-up per year. Please call to schedule pick-up of one (1) bulky item or appliance, not weighing more than 200 pounds. Item must be set out curbside on the scheduled pick-up day.

  • Air Conditioner - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Audio & Visual Equipment - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Baby Furniture & Equipment - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Barbeque Grill - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Bath Tub
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Bicycle - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Boat Upholstery - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Cameras & Camcorders - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Cell Phones - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Child Car Seats - Non-working/Expired/Accident
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113. Retailers such as Target and Walmart usually hold an annual car seat recycling event during the month of September. If possible, please hold, and contact the retailers for confirmation and event dates.
  • Christmas Trees - Artificial
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Computer Accessories - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Computer Monitors - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Computers - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Copy Machines - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Dental Chair - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Dishwasher - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Doors
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Drums - Metal
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Drums - Paper
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Drums - Plastic
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Electronics - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Exercise Equipment - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Ferrous Scrap Metal/Steel
    Must fit in recycling cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Freezer - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Furniture - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Gaming Systems & Accessories - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Hot Tub & Accessories - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Lawnmower - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Lead-Painted Materials
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Major Household Appliances - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Mannequins
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Mattresses & Box Springs
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Metal Sinks & Toilets
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Microwave - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Non-ferrous Scrap Metal
    Must fit in recycling cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Office chairs - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Pallets - Wooden - Broken
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Pianos and Organs - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Plexiglass
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Pool Cover - Non-working
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Porcelain Toilets & Sinks
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Printers/Faxes - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Radios - Non-working
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Refrigerator - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Satellite Dish - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Scrap Metal
    Must fit in recycling cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Sewing Machines - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Small Engines - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Stove/Oven - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Television - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Tents and Outdoor Gear - Non-working
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed, otherwise residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Tires
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Tires - Bicycle
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Trash Compactor
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Vacuum Cleaners - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • VCRs/CD/DVD Players - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Video Projectors - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Washer/Dryer - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Water Coolers - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Water Heaters - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.

Debris Box / C&D Service

Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery (MDRR)
925-682-9073

MDRR provides debris box services to businesses, contractors, landscapers, and homeowners. MDRR offers Handy Haulers (6-yard bins) and Debris Boxes (10 to 40-yard boxes) for your cleanup and remodel projects. For more information, visit MDRR’s website.

GOT TREATED WOOD WASTE (TWW)? Debris Box rentals are now available! Order a dedicated box for TWW or a mixed box and let MDRR do the sorting. Contact MDRR to order.

  • Asphalt
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Bath Tub
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Bricks - Broken
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with your curbside hauler for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Carpet
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Carpet Padding
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Ceiling Tile
    Small amounts can be placed in the garbage cart.
  • Cinder Blocks - Broken
  • Concrete
  • Concrete With Rebar
  • Construction & Demolition Debris
  • Doors
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Drywall
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Flooring - Non-working
    Small amounts can be placed in garbage.
  • Foam Padding
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Garage Doors - Non-working
  • Insulation - Used
    Small amounts can be placed in the garbage cart.
  • Mannequins
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Mattresses & Box Springs
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Metal Pipe
    Must fit in recycling cart with lid closed.
  • Metal Sinks & Toilets
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Mixed Debris
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Pallets - Wooden - Broken
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Pianos and Organs - Non-working
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Plate Glass
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Porcelain Toilets & Sinks
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Rigid Plastics
    Must fit in recycling cart with lid closed.
  • Rock/Gravel - Clean
    Small amounts are ok in garbage cart. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.)
  • Roofing - Asphalt Composition Shingles
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Clay Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Concrete Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Tar & Gravel
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Wood Shingles
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with MDRR for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Sand
  • Sawdust - Composite Wood/Painted Wood
    Put sawdust in a tied plastic bag prior to placing in garbage cart.
  • Sawdust - Untreated Wood
    Put sawdust in a tied plastic bag prior to placing in garbage cart.
  • Soil - Clean
  • Soil - Contaminated
  • Solar Panels - Non-working
  • Tile
  • Tire/Rubber Scraps
    Small amounts are ok in garbage cart.
  • Tires
    Residential customers can schedule a bulky item pick-up by calling 925-682-9113.
  • Window Screens
    Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Wood - Logs
  • Wood - Treated
    Order a dedicated box for Treated Wood Waste or a mixed box and let MDRR do the sorting.
  • Wood - Untreated
    Must fit in organics cart with lid closed.
  • Wood Scraps - Untreated
    Must fit in organics cart with lid closed.
  • Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris
    Must fit in organics cart with lid closed.

Illegal Dumping Information:

To Report Illegal Dumping in the Act:
925-646 2441 (Sheriff's non-emergency line)

To Report Illegal Dumping on Public Roads for Clean-Up:
925-313-7000 (Public Works) or on the Mobile Citizen App 
To download the App, visit the Mobile Citizen App page 

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. 

Report fluids or debris that has been dumped into the gutter, storm drain, or a creek:
1-800-No-Dumping or 800-663-8674 (Contra Costa Clean Water Program)

Report hazardous materials or chemical spills:
925-655-3200 [during business hours] or 925-655-3232 [24-hour hotline for emergencies only] (County Health Services Department - Hazardous Materials Division)

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