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Packing Peanuts - Starch-based

Store and save in a large garbage bag (clear is desirable). Post online for reuse - to use for moving or packing delicate items, along with any air pillows and bubble wrap. Packing and shipping stores that reuse these may or may not have space - consider contacting them before you go.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
UPS Store 3020 El Cerrito Plaza El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Landfill Paid Drop-off
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Landfill Paid Pick-up Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in an poured in garden.
BoxGiver App 5960 S. Land Park Dr
Suite 727
Sacramento Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Drop-off

Curbside Service

Organics Garbage Note
Alameda
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Albany
NOT ACCEPTED IN ORGANICS/GREEN WASTE CONTAINER. Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Berkeley
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Dublin
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Emeryville
Not accepted in organics cart/bin. Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Fremont
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Hayward
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Livermore
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Newark
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Oakland
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Piedmont
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Pleasanton
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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San Leandro
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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Union City
Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
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