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Cardboard - Wet

Dried out from rain or such, may be recycled. Food-soiled cardboard belongs in Organics/Compost.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Berkeley Transfer Station 1201 2nd St. Berkeley Compost Paid Drop-off
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Compost Paid Pick-up If wet from rain, dry out and then it may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Compost Paid Drop-off Can be included with organics

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Recycling Organics Garbage Note
Alameda
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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Albany
If food-soiled or wet, cardboard may go in the organics container. If clean and dry, place in recycling.
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Berkeley
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
If dried out from rain, may go in Recycling. If food-soiled, place in Compost.
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Dublin
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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Emeryville
If food-soiled or wet, cardboard may go in the organics container. If clean and dry, place in recycling.
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Fremont
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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Hayward
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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Livermore
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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If dried out from the rain, place in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost/ogranics.
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Newark
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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Oakland
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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Piedmont
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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Pleasanton
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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San Leandro
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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Union City
If dried out from rain, may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in compost.
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