Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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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
Knick Knacks Thrift Shop 23385 Saklan Rd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, free of dirt
The Hidden Treasure Corner 18565 Mission Blvd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, free of dirt
Goodwill (Hayward) 20806 Hesperian Blvd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, dry, decorative
Way Side Inn Thrift Shop 3521 Golden Gate Way Lafayette Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, free of dirt
Tri Valley Haven Thrift Store 116 N L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, free of dirt
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Livermore) 1817 2nd Street Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, free of dirt
Goodwill (Livermore) 1374 Railroad Ave Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, dry, decorative
Acme Landfill (Fill Corporation) 950 Waterbird Way Martinez Landfill Drop-off for a Fee
Facebook Buy Nothing Groups 1 Hacker Way Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up
Goodwill (Mill Valley - Donation Trailer) 1 Camino Alto Mill Valley Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, dry, decorative
Hope Services (Mountain View) 460 East Middlefield Rd Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off Curently not accepting any donations at this location due to COVID
Goodwill (Mountain View) 855 E. El Camino Real Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off
Plant Exchange 11144 Golf Links Rd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Free Oakland UP 2809 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Glazed, indoor, outdoor (must be free of dirt)
Dress Best For Less 3861 Piedmont Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
Salvation Army (Oakland) 601 Webster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
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
Goodwill (Oakland - MacArthur) 3525 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Clean, dry, decorative
Bee Green Recycling & Supply (Asphalt Shingle Recyclers) 5900 Coliseum Way
(Inert Debris & Green Waste Recycling)
Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
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, no cracks or chips

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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