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Burlap

Burlap bags are made of coarsely woven cloth from natural fibers, such as jute, flax or hemp.

Consider reuse or posting for reuse on FreeCycle, Craigslist, or such. Compost hubs may be interested in high volume donations.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Berkeley Transfer Station 1201 2nd St. Berkeley Compost Paid Drop-off Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
Bountiful Bag San Marco Reuse Paid Mail-in Takes in grain bags to upcycle into bags. Services available for commercial volumes. Arrange pick-up with vendor.
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Compost Paid Drop-off Public green waste drop-off area
East Bay Depot For Creative Reuse 4695 Telegraph Ave.
(drop-off at loading dock on Shattuck Ave between 46th and 47th streets)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off No scrap pieces, must be in increments of a yard or more, or clean bags
Ecologic Designs 2500 47th ST
Unit 12
Boulder Reuse Free Mail-in burlap coffee bean bags, burlap potato sacks, brewers grain bags, aquarium salt bags
Farm2Market Farm 677 West Ranger Ave Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Good condition (non-ripped) burlap bags. Leave on the stage inside the farm during listed hours. Contact first if you have a large quantity to see if they have the capacity to accept it.
Farm2Market Farm 677 West Ranger Ave Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off burpap bags in good enough condition to hold sand (sand bags used to weight down solarizing plastic film/tarps)
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Landfill Paid Pick-up Consider reuse or repair before disposal.
Looptworks 2410 SE 11th Street Portland Reuse Paid Mail-in
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Landfill Paid Drop-off
Repurposed Materials 10220 Brighton Rd
Unit 7
Henderson Reuse Buyback Mail-in
TEK Tailor Factory Store / Sonoma USA 3253 Santa Rosa Ave
(behind Sequoia Floral)
Santa Rosa Reuse Free Drop-off Including coffee and cacao burlap bags.

Curbside Service

Organics Garbage Note
Alameda
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Albany
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Berkeley
Poor, damaged condition cut into smaller pieces. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Dublin
Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Emeryville
Not accepted in organics cart/bin. Collect, save, and/or offer for reuse in your community.
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Fremont
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Hayward
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Livermore
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Newark
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Oakland
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Piedmont
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Pleasanton
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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San Leandro
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse in your community.
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Union City
Poor, damaged condition. Collect, save, and offer for reuse to compost hubs and farms.
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