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Packing Peanuts - Styrofoam

Styrofoam peanuts are expanded polystyrene plastic shaped into peanut-sized pellets meant for protecting goods during shipment.

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
Handle With Care (4364 Piedmont Ave) 4364 Piedmont Ave. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 640 Bailey Rd. Pittsburg Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 2974 Delta Fair Blvd. Antioch Reuse Free Drop-off
The UPS Store (3736 Fallon Dr) 3736 Fallon Road Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off Call first.
Handle With Care (535 S Shore Ctr W) 535 S Shore Ctr W Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
ewaste Collective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Clean
UPS Store 180 Golf Club Rd. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 1145 2nd Ave.
Ste A
Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off
The UPS Store (4096 Piedmont Ave.) 4096 Piedmont Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Call first.
Postal Annex (249 W Jackson St) 249 W Jackson St Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off Call first.
UPS Store 25A Crescent Dr. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 2440 Sand Creek Rd.
#C1
Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off
The UPS Store (875 Island Drive) 875 Island Drive
Ste A
Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Call first.
Postal Annex (30166 Industrial Pkwy SW) 30166 Industrial Pkwy SW Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off Call first.
UPS Store 106 San Pablo Town Center San Pablo Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 5100-B1 Clayton Rd. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
The UPS Store (2601 Blanding Ave) 2601 Blanding Ave
Ste C
Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Call first.
Postal Annex (4101 Dublin Blvd) 4101 Dublin Blvd
Ste F
Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off Call first.
UPS Store 231 Market Pl. San Ramon Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 4425-C Treat Blvd. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off

Curbside Service

Recycling Garbage Note
Alameda
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Albany
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Berkeley
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible. Consider local shipping stores.
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Dublin
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Emeryville
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Fremont
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Hayward
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Livermore
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Newark
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Oakland
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Piedmont
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Pleasanton
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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San Leandro
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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Union City
Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
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