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Construction & Demolition Debris

C&D debris is waste material that is produced in the process of construction, renovation, or demolition of structures. Structures include buildings of all types (both residential and nonresidential), as well as roads and bridges.

Visit the Recycling Certification Institute's website for third-party verified diversion rates for recycling facilities. RecyclerFinder is an online and mobile application for quickly locating facilities nationwide that handle C&D and other recycled materials.

Click here for Alameda County Codes & Standards, deconstruction, reuse, and built environment information. Waste Tracking is a web-based construction waste management tool that StopWaste was involved with developing.

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Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Guadalupe Landfill (Rubbish Disposal Company) 15999 Guadalupe Mines Rd San Jose Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Clean Earth (AERC) (Hayward) 30677 Huntwood Ave Hayward Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Blue Line Transfer Station 500 East Jamie Court South San Francisco Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Kirby Canyon Landfill 910 Coyote Creek Golf Dr. Morgan Hill Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Zanker Road Materials Processing Facility 675 Los Esteros Rd San Jose Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Zanker Road Landfill 705 Los Esteros Road
(north of Zanker Road, one mile north of Zanker and Highway 237)
San Jose Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Mission Trail Waste Systems 1313 Memorex Dr. Santa Clara Recycle Drop-off for a Fee C&D Facility
Berkeley Transfer Station 1201 2nd St. Berkeley Recycle Drop-off for a Fee The Berkeley Transfer Station accepts construction and demolition materials for recycling. Construction and demolition material must be loose (no bags) to be accepted for recycling. Includes: clean wood, roofing materials, drywall, tile, porcelain, brick, dirt & rock, concrete, metal, cardboard, rigid plastics, toilets, sinks, bathtubs
ECO Box Recycling PO Box 610218 San Jose Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
CalRecycle's Where to Recycle Location Finder 1001 I St
PO Box 4025
Sacramento Recycle Free Mail-in https://calrecycle.ca.gov/LGCentral/Library/CandDModel/
Oakland Resident Free Bulky Item Drop Off - Bulky Block Party
7101 Edgewater Dr
Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off Home DIY remodeling debris only (not from businesses)
Cedar Avenue Recycling & Transfer Station (CARTS) 3457 S. Cedar Ave Fresno Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
San Carlos Transfer Station & Recyclery 225 Shoreway Rd. San Carlos Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Recycle: public C&D drop-off area
Potrero Hills Landfill 3675 Potrero Hills Lane Suisun City Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
San Martin Transfer Station 14070 Llagas Avenue San Martin Recycle Drop-off for a Fee No Dirt, Rock, Concrete, Brick
FERMA Corporation (Newark) Equipment Yard
6655 Smith Ave
Newark Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Mixed C&D debris
Urban Machine 1070 40th St Oakland Repair Drop-off for a Fee Service for removing nails, screws, & staples from lumber with AI supported robotics machine at their facility or can travel locally. The robot reclaims wood waste from C&D for reuse as premium lumber.
Urban Machine 1070 40th St Oakland Reuse Drop-off for a Fee Service for removing nails, screws, & staples from lumber with AI supported robotics machine at their facility or can travel locally. The robot reclaims wood waste from C&D for reuse as premium lumber.
Mission Trail Waste Systems 1313 Memorex Dr. Santa Clara Reuse Drop-off for a Fee C&D Facility

Curbside Service

Debris Box Note
Alameda
Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for details.
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Albany
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Berkeley
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Contact ACI, 510-483-1400, for details.
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Dublin
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Emeryville
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Fremont
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Hayward
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
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Livermore
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Newark
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Oakland
The City of Oakland has a Construction and Demolition Debris Collection and Transportation Service Providers List of companies that have obtained a franchise agreement with the City of Oakland. Builders may not hire haulers outside this list. https://www.oaklandca.gov/resources/construction-and-demolition-recycling-service-providers?_ga=2.195979308.1028014282.1636421439-2056643838.1635977269
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Piedmont
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Pleasanton
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San Leandro
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
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Union City
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