Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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Metal Cans

Metal cans are cylindrical containers which steel and may contain materials besides food and beverage products, like chemicals.

Cans must be empty and drip-free before recycling.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Berkeley Recycling Center 669 Gilman St.
(corner of 2nd & Gilman)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off
Biagini Waste Reduction Systems Inc. 1150 Hensley Street Richmond Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
California Waste Solutions (CWS) 1820 10th St. Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Charron Metals Corp 1720 Monterey Road San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off
Civicorps Recycling 101 Myrtle St. Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off Recycle drop-off area
DC Metals Inc. (San Leandro) 2399 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Scrap Metal bin. Items should be rinsed clean and dry.
Elite Recycling Services (Newark) 37530 Enterprise Ct.
Suite #5
Newark Recycle Free Pick-up
Elite Recycling Services (San Jose) 175 Tully Rd San Jose Recycle Free Pick-up
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
Fry's Metals 1845 W. Winton Ave. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up, Buyback Drop-off
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Hayward Transfer Station 3458 Enterprise Ave Hayward Recycle Drop-off for a Fee If associated with C&D project.
Lakeside Recycling 800 77th Ave Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off N
Mt. Diablo Recycling 1300 Loveridge Road Pittsburg Recycle Free Drop-off, Pick-up for a Fee Commercial quantity
National Recycling Corp. (Oakland) 1312 Kirkham St. Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Nica Metals 101 N. Greenville Rd. Livermore Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Pier 96 Buyback (Recology) 1000 Amador St - Pier 96 San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Pittsburg Recycling Center (Recycling Zone Inc.) 181A Clark Avenue Pittsburg Recycle Free Drop-off

Curbside Service

Recycling Note
Alameda
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Albany
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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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.
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Emeryville
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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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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