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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
SMaRT Station 301 Carl Rd Sunnyvale Recycle Buyback Drop-off Currently by Appointment Only. Please leave caps on bottles.
Sun's Pad & Foam Recycling 124 Medburn St
#B1
Concord Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Sunset Recycling Center (CRV) 10790 Macarthur Blvd Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Target (Pinole) 1400 Fitzgerald Dr. Pinole Recycle Free Drop-off
Target (Pleasant Hill) 560 Contra Costa Blvd. Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off
Target (Richmond) 4500 Macdonald Ave. Richmond Recycle Free Drop-off
Target (San Ramon) 2610 Bishop Dr. San Ramon Recycle Free Drop-off
Target (Walnut Creek) 1871 N. Main St. Walnut Creek Recycle Free Drop-off
The Buy Back (CRV) at Berkeley Recycling Center 699 Gilman St Berkeley Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Tri-CED Community Recycling 33377 Western Ave. Union City Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Vasco Road Landfill & Recycling Drop-off 4001 N. Vasco Rd. Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off This item may have redemption value.
Waste Management of Alameda County 172 98th Ave. Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee Commercial waste hauling service
West County Resource Recovery Recycling Center 101 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Zarc International 26 South Linden Ave South San Francisco Recycle 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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