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Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Uncoated

Food soiled paper are items made for eating and drinking out of, or cleaning up food and drink made from paper pulp often provided at eateries and restaurants. Includes: paper towels & napkins, cups, straws, plates & bowls, to-go containers, and pizza boxes that may be lined with natural or poly-based films. Also included are wood based utensils, like chopsticks, toothpicks or broken bamboo utensils.

Consider replacing disposables with reusables.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Berkeley Transfer Station 1201 2nd St. Berkeley Compost Paid Drop-off Used and/or food-soiled.
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Compost Paid Pick-up
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Compost Paid Drop-off
TerraCycle 121 New York Ave Trenton Recycle Paid Pick-up

Curbside Service

Organics Note
Alameda
Used/food-soiled.
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Albany
Uncoated food soiled paper products are acceptable. Check for coating by looking for a surface sheen that indicates coating. Coating may be found on items such as cups, plates, or food take-out boxes.
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Berkeley
Free of food or food-soiled.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Used/food-soiled.
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Dublin
Used/food-soiled.
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Emeryville
Uncoated food soiled paper products are acceptable. Check for coating by looking for a surface sheen that indicates coating. Coating may be found on items such as cups, plates, or food take-out boxes.
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Fremont
Used/food-soiled.
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Hayward
Used/food-soiled.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Used/food-soiled.
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Livermore
Used/food-soiled.
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Newark
Used/food-soiled.
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Oakland
Used/food-soiled.
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Piedmont
Used/food-soiled.
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Pleasanton
Used/food-soiled.
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San Leandro
Used/food-soiled.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Used/food-soiled.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Used/food-soiled.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Used/food-soiled.
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Union City
Used/food-soiled.
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