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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
UPS Store 2063 Main St. Oakley Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 21 Orinda Way
Ste C
Orinda Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 1564-A Fitzgerald Dr. Pinole Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 2974 Delta Fair Blvd. Antioch Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 640 Bailey Rd. Pittsburg Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 1145 2nd Ave.
Ste A
Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 180 Golf Club Rd. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 2440 Sand Creek Rd.
#C1
Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 25A Crescent Dr. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 5100-B1 Clayton Rd. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 106 San Pablo Town Center San Pablo Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 4425-C Treat Blvd. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 231 Market Pl. San Ramon Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 1647 Willow Pass Rd. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 2415 San Ramon Valley Bl.
Ste 4
San Ramon Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 9000 Crow Canyon Rd.
Ste S
Danville Reuse Free Drop-off
UPS Store 21001 San Ramon Valley Bl.
Ste A4
San Ramon Reuse Free Drop-off
Village Post & Parcel 15934 Hesperian Blvd. San Lorenzo 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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