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CRV - Bimetal Beverage Containers

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.

As of Jan. 1, 2024, there are new eligible beverage containers for redemption in the California Beverage Recycling Program. Consumers pay CA Redemption Value (CRV) when they purchase beverages from a retailer. Find changes to the program and redemption locations here, or call 1-800-RECYCLE.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
West County Resource Recovery Recycling Center 101 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Buyback Drop-off
J & D Recycling (Menlo Park) 3401 Middlefield Rd Menlo Park Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Biagini Waste Reduction Systems Inc. 1150 Hensley Street Richmond Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Civicorps Recycling 101 Myrtle St. Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Mountain View Recycling Center 935 Terra Bella Ave Mountain View Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off Buyback CRV program open to everyone. Free drop-off without buyback is for Mountain View residents only.
J & D Recycling (Daly City) Westlake Shopping Center
99 Southgate Ave
Daly City Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Blue Line Transfer Station 500 East Jamie Court South San Francisco Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Tri-CED Community Recycling 33377 Western Ave. Union City Recycle Buyback Drop-off
SMaRT Station 301 Carl Rd Sunnyvale Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off Currently by Appointment Only. Open to all public
Zarc International 26 South Linden Ave South San Francisco Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Republic Services, Inc. 42600 Boyce Road Fremont Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Our Planet Recycling SF 531 Bayshore Blvd. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off
California Waste Solutions (CWS) 1820 10th St. Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Shoreway Environmental Center (SEC) 333 Shoreway Road San Carlos Recycle Buyback Drop-off Public Recycling Center
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
San Francisco Bottle Bank - Mobile CRV Redemption Bags Cash/Voucher Location - Our Planet Recycling
445 Bayshore Blvd
SF Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Danny Recycling, Inc (DRI) 1745 Walsh Ave Santa Clara Recycle Buyback Drop-off
CalRecycle's Where to Recycle Location Finder 1001 I St
PO Box 4025
Sacramento Recycle Buyback Drop-off https://www2.calrecycle.ca.gov/BevContainer/RecyclingCenters/
Lakeside Recycling 800 77th Ave Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee N
DC Metals Inc. (San Leandro) 2399 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up

Curbside Service

Recycling Note
Alameda
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Albany
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Berkeley
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Empty
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Dublin
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Emeryville
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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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
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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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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