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Bimetal Cans - CRV

Bi-metal (CRV) containers are made with two types of metals joined together, such as Sapporo beer cans, and have a California Redemption Value.

Empty and drip-free.

California Refund Value (CRV) is the amount paid by consumers at the checkout stand and paid back to consumers when they recycle eligible aluminum, plastic, glass and bi-metal beverage containers at certified recycling centers. Most beverages packaged in aluminum, glass, plastic and bi-metal containers are eligible for CRV. Notable exceptions are milk, wine and distilled spirits, which are not included in the CRV program. The minimum refund value established for each type of eligible beverage container is 5 cents for each container under 24 ounces and 10 cents for each container 24 ounces or greater. Click here to find a bottle & can redemption center near you.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Action Metal Recycling 385 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Buyback Drop-off
American Iron & Metals 1050 Brookside Dr. Richmond Recycle Buyback Drop-off
American Recycling 15292 Liberty St San Leandro Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Berkeley Recycling Center 669 Gilman St.
(corner of 2nd & Gilman)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off Please see website for Buyback value. Please prepare your materials before you arrive at the Buyback Center - see: http://berkeleyrecycling.org/page.php?id=6
Biagini Waste Reduction Systems Inc. 1150 Hensley Street Richmond Recycle Paid Pick-up
Blue Line Transfer Station 500 East Jamie Court South San Francisco Recycle Buyback Drop-off
California Waste Solutions (CWS) 1820 10th St. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up
CalRecycle's Where to Recycle Location Finder 1001 I St
PO Box 4025
Sacramento Recycle Buyback Drop-off
CASS (Custom Alloy) 2730 Peralta St. Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Civicorps Recycling 101 Myrtle St. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up
Danny Recycling, Inc (DRI) 1745 Walsh Ave Santa Clara Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off Recycle drop-off area
DC Metals Inc. (San Leandro) 2399 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
Delta Scrap & Salvage 1371 Main St. Oakley Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Dos Palos Recycling Co 1565 Olivina Ave Livermore Recycle Buyback Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Scrap Metal bins. Rinsed clean and dry. NO buyback.
Elite Recycling Services (Newark) 37530 Enterprise Ct.
Suite #5
Newark Recycle Free Pick-up
Elite Recycling Services (San Jose) 175 Tully Rd San Jose Recycle Free Pick-up
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
Fry's Metals 1845 W. Winton Ave. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up, Buyback Drop-off

Curbside Service

Recycling Note
Alameda
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Albany
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Berkeley
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
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Dublin
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Emeryville
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Fremont
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Hayward
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Livermore
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Newark
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Oakland
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Piedmont
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Pleasanton
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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San Leandro
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Union City
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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