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Drums - Metal

Metal drums are portable cylindrical containers larger than five gallons in volume.


Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Container Exchanger 6025 Lagrange Blvd SW Atlanta Recycle Buyback Mail-in
RAS Metals 695 B Cedar Street Berkeley Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
Berkeley Recycling Center 669 Gilman St.
(corner of 2nd & Gilman)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off 55 g drums must be completely empty and dry and either cut in half or with a visible four-inch diameter hole.
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Paid Drop-off Must be triple rinsed, cut in half, and punctured on bottom - cannot hold liquid.
Questar 30983 San Clemente St. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up No charge if previously used for food products only. Call first, may drop-off 1/2 truck load or more. Pick-up available for large quantities.
Containers Unlimited 3375 Arden Road Hayward Recycle Paid Drop-off Commercial quantity
Myers Container Management Services 21301 Cloud Way Hayward Recycle Paid Pick-up Commercial quantity. Drum and Barrel reconditioning and recycling.
Repurposed Materials 10220 Brighton Rd
Unit 7
Henderson Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Nica Metals 101 N. Greenville Rd. Livermore Recycle Paid Pick-up
Schnitzer Steel (Oakland) 1101 Embarcadero West Oakland Recycle Buyback Pick-up Commercial quantity. Rinsed. No closed containers.
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Paid Pick-up Bulky Pickup. Please consider reuse and repair before disposal. This item can be collected curbside for a fee or for no charge during your Clean Up Day.
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Paid Drop-off
Action Metal Recycling 385 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Free Drop-off
Safety Kleen Systems (Rohnert Park) 5750 Commerce Blvd Rohnert Park Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up
Safety Kleen Systems (Sacramento) 6000 88th Street Sacramento Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up
Recology San Francisco Transfer Station Public Recycling and Disposal Drop Off 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Paid Drop-off
Schnitzer Steel (San Jose) 11665 Berryessa Rd. San Jose Recycle Buyback Pick-up Commercial quantity. Rinsed. No closed containers.
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off Recycle drop-off area
North State Environmental (South San Francisco) 220 South Spruce Avenue
Suite 200
South San Francisco Recycle Paid Pick-up
Phoenix Container 2224 South Daubenberger Rd. Turlock Recycle Paid Drop-off Commercial quantities

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