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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
Sanchez Cash for Cans (CRV) 1468 44th Ave Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Danny Recycling, Inc (DRI) 1745 Walsh Ave Santa Clara 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
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
Green Planet 21 336 Adeline Street Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
Concord/Pleasant Hill Recycling Center 1320 Galaxy Way Concord Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off This item has redemption value.
Jado Recycling - CRV (Redwood City) 46 Fifth Ave Redwood City Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Dos Palos Recycling Co. (CRV) 1565 Olivina Ave Livermore Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Fry's Metals 1845 W. Winton Ave. Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off
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.
Sunset Recycling Center (CRV) 10790 Macarthur Blvd Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
The Buy Back (CRV) at Berkeley Recycling Center 699 Gilman St Berkeley Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Materials Reuse 2650 Nicol Ave Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Mt. Diablo Recycling 1300 Loveridge Road Pittsburg Recycle Free Drop-off, Pick-up for a Fee Commercial quantity,This item has redemption value.
Olyns Reverse Vending Cube - CRV (Hayward) 24601 Mission Blvd
Chavez Supermarket (inside by front door)
Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off
American Iron & Metals 1050 Brookside Dr. Richmond Recycle Buyback Drop-off
National Recycling Corp. (Oakland) 1312 Kirkham St. Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Target (Pinole) 1400 Fitzgerald Dr. Pinole 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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