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CRV - Plastic Beverage Containers

Plastic bottles (CRV) are bottles which require a deposit at the time of purchase.

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
Shoreway Environmental Center (SEC) 333 Shoreway Road San Carlos Recycle Buyback Drop-off Public Recycling Center
Citywide Fibers 1151 Quesada Ave. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off Note: Citywide Fibers will not give you any CRV redemption value for your recyclables.
Our Planet Recycling SF 531 Bayshore Blvd. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off
Jado Recycling - CRV (San Jose) 4650 Meridian Ave
(by Lunardi's)
San Jose Recycle Buyback Drop-off
American Recycling (CRV) 15292 Liberty St San Leandro Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off Reuse drop-off area
J & D Recycling - CRV (San Mateo) 1015 N Amphlett Blvd San Mateo Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Target (San Ramon) 2610 Bishop Dr. San Ramon Recycle Free Drop-off
Danny Recycling, Inc (DRI) 1745 Walsh Ave Santa Clara Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Bottle Bank Location Finder - Mobile CRV Redemption Bags Cash/Voucher Location - Our Planet Recycling
445 Bayshore Blvd
SF Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Zarc International 26 South Linden Ave South San Francisco Recycle Buyback Drop-off
SMaRT Station 301 Carl Rd Sunnyvale Recycle Buyback Drop-off Currently by Appointment Only. Please leave caps on bottles.
Tri-CED Community Recycling 33377 Western Ave. Union City Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Target (Walnut Creek) 1871 N. Main St. Walnut Creek Recycle Free Drop-off

Curbside Service

Recycling Note
Alameda
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Albany
Empty and drip-free.
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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. Reattach lids for recycling.
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Emeryville
Empty and drip-free.
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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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