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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
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
Olyns Reverse Vending Cube - CRV (San Carlos) 810 Laurel St
Bianchini's Market (inside by front door)
Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Delta Scrap & Salvage 1371 Main St. Oakley Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Free Drop-off This item may have redemption value. Separate for recycle drop-off
Target (Pleasant Hill) 560 Contra Costa Blvd. Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off
J & D Recycling - CRV (Menlo Park) 3401 Middlefield Rd Menlo Park Compost Buyback 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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