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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
J & D Recycling - CRV (Menlo Park) 3401 Middlefield Rd Menlo Park Compost Buyback Drop-off
J & D Recycling - CRV (San Mateo) 1015 N Amphlett Blvd San Mateo Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Jado Recycling - CRV (Alameda) 523 S Shore Center W
South Shore Center (behind Ross)
Alameda Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Jado Recycling - CRV (Fremont) 39200 Paseo Padre Pkwy
Gateway Plaza (across from 24HR Fitness)
Fremont Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Jado Recycling - CRV (Redwood City) 46 Fifth Ave Redwood City Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Jado Recycling - CRV (San Jose) 4650 Meridian Ave
(by Lunardi's)
San Jose Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Materials Reuse 2650 Nicol Ave Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Mings Recycling 3495 Breakwater Court Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up No CRV public buyback in hayward. Commercial quantity only.
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.
Mt. Diablo Recycling 1300 Loveridge Road Pittsburg Recycle Free Drop-off, Pick-up for a Fee Commercial quantity,This item has redemption value.
National Recycling Corp. (Oakland) 1312 Kirkham St. Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Olyns Reverse Vending Cube - CRV (Hayward) 24601 Mission Blvd
Chavez Supermarket (inside by front door)
Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Olyns Reverse Vending Cube - CRV (San Carlos) 810 Laurel St
Bianchini's Market (inside by front door)
Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Our Planet Recycling SF 531 Bayshore Blvd. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off, 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
Refund Recycling 2680 Old First St. Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off
Republic Services, Inc. 42600 Boyce Road Fremont Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Sanchez Cash for Cans (CRV) 1468 44th Ave Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Santana Recycling 1725 Cavallo Rd Antioch Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Shoreway Environmental Center (SEC) 333 Shoreway Road San Carlos Recycle Buyback Drop-off Public Recycling Center

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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