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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
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Free Drop-off This item may have redemption value. Separate for recycle drop-off
Pier 96 Buyback (Recology) 1000 Amador St - Pier 96 San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off
Our Planet Recycling SF 531 Bayshore Blvd. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off
National Recycling Corp. (Oakland) 1312 Kirkham St. Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Mt. Diablo Recycling 1300 Loveridge Road Pittsburg Recycle Free Drop-off, Pick-up for a Fee Commercial quantity,This item has redemption value.
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.
Mings Recycling 3495 Breakwater Court Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up No CRV public buyback in hayward. Commercial quantity only.
Materials Reuse 2650 Nicol Ave Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Lakeside Recycling 800 77th Ave Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee N
J & D Recycling (Menlo Park) 3401 Middlefield Rd Menlo Park Compost Buyback Drop-off
J & D Recycling (Daly City) Westlake Shopping Center
99 Southgate Ave
Daly City Recycle Buyback Drop-off
J & D Recycling 1015 N Amphlett Blvd San Mateo Recycle Buyback Drop-off
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Pick-up for a Fee Please leave caps on bottles. Empty containers, pour out liquids.
Green Planet 21 336 Adeline Street Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Fry's Metals 1845 W. Winton Ave. Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Plastic Beverage Containers bin. Items should be clean and dry. NO buyback.
Dos Palos Recycling Co 1565 Olivina Ave Livermore Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Delta Scrap & Salvage 1371 Main St. Oakley 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

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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