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

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Plant Pots - Ceramic

Ceramic plant pots are molded clay plant pots. The clay is hardened by heat and usually coated with a shiny glaze.

Consider reuse, donation, and repair.

Materials that should not be mixed into curbside recycling: drinking or wine glasses and plates, ceramics, Pyrex or other heat resistant glass, light bulbs, computer monitors, phone screens, plate glass: windows, sliding doors (can be recycled separately), safety glass, car windshields, art glass and leaded crystal, mirrors

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Acme Landfill (Fill Corporation) 950 Waterbird Way Martinez Landfill Drop-off for a Fee
Berkeley Transfer Station 1201 2nd St. Berkeley Landfill Drop-off for a Fee
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Landfill Drop-off for a Fee Reuse drop-off area
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Landfill Drop-off for a Fee
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Landfill Pick-up for a Fee Consider reuse and repair before disposal. Broken pieces can be used at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
Bee Green Recycling & Supply (Asphalt Shingle Recyclers) 5900 Coliseum Way
(Inert Debris & Green Waste Recycling)
Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Byron Crushing & Grinding 5595 Byron Hot Springs Rd. Byron Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee process broken brick, block, stone, ceramice, and cmu
Goodwill (San Mateo) 28 W. 25th Ave San Mateo Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, dry, decorative
Facebook Buy Nothing Groups 1 Hacker Way Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up
Tri Valley Haven Thrift Store 116 N L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, free of dirt
Goodwill (Burlingame) 1215 California Dr Burlingame Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, dry, decorative
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up
Salvation Army (3921 Geary Blvd) 3921 Geary Blvd San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
Way Side Inn Thrift Shop 3521 Golden Gate Way Lafayette Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, free of dirt
Goodwill (Redwood City - Donation Trailer) 46 Fifth Ave Redwood City Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, dry, decorative
Goodwill (Alameda) 2319 Lincoln Ave. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, dry, decorative
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Livermore) 1817 2nd Street Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, free of dirt
Goodwill (Concord - Clayton) 3495 Clayton Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, dry, decorative
East Bay Depot For Creative Reuse 4695 Telegraph Ave.
(drop-off at loading dock on Shattuck Ave between 46th and 47th streets)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, dry, and empty

Curbside Service

Garbage Note
Alameda
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Albany
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Berkeley
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Dublin
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Emeryville
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Fremont
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Hayward
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Livermore
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Newark
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Oakland
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Piedmont
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Pleasanton
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage. Donate good condition for reuse.
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San Leandro
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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Union City
Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
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