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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.

Find Beverage Container Redemption Center locations here or call 1-800-RECYCLE.

As of Jan. 1, 2024, there are new eligible beverage containers for redemption in the California Beverage Recycling Program. Find program information.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
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
Danny Recycling, Inc (DRI) 1745 Walsh Ave Santa Clara Recycle Buyback Drop-off
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
Green Planet 21 336 Adeline Street Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Berkeley Recycling Center 669 Gilman St.
(corner of 2nd & Gilman)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off Please prepare your materials before you arrive at The Buy Back Center - https://berkeleyrecycling.org/buyback/
Jado Recycling - CRV (Redwood City) 46 Fifth Ave Redwood City Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Sanchez Cash for Cans (CRV) 1468 44th Ave Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
CalRecycle's Where to Recycle Location Finder 1001 I St
PO Box 4025
Sacramento Recycle Buyback Drop-off https://www2.calrecycle.ca.gov/BevContainer/RecyclingCenters/
Sunset Recycling Center (CRV) 10790 Macarthur Blvd Oakland 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 Recycle Drop-off Area. Find a CRV Redemption Center https://www2.calrecycle.ca.gov/BevContainer/RecyclingCenters/
Olyns Reverse Vending Cube - CRV (Hayward) 24601 Mission Blvd
Chavez Supermarket (inside by front door)
Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off
The Buy Back (CRV) at Berkeley Recycling Center 699 Gilman St Berkeley Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Dos Palos Recycling Co. (CRV) 1565 Olivina Ave Livermore 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
Concord/Pleasant Hill Recycling Center 1320 Galaxy Way Concord Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off This item has redemption value.
Olyns Reverse Vending Cube - CRV (San Carlos) 810 Laurel St
Bianchini's Market (inside by front door)
Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off
American Iron & Metals 1050 Brookside Dr. Richmond Recycle Buyback Drop-off

Curbside Service

Recycling Note
Alameda
Empty and drip-free.
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Albany
Empty and drip-free.
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Berkeley
Empty and drip-free.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Empty
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Dublin
Empty and drip-free. Reattach lids for recycling.
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Emeryville
Empty and drip-free.
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Fremont
Empty and drip-free.
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Hayward
Empty and drip-free.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Empty and drip-free.
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Livermore
Empty and drip-free.
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Newark
Empty and drip-free.
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Oakland
Empty and drip-free.
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Piedmont
Empty and drip-free.
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Pleasanton
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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San Leandro
Empty and drip-free.
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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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