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Plant Pots - Plastic

Plastic plant pots are made of hard, rigid plastic for storing plants.

Offer empty, dry stacked plastic plant containers for reuse to other gardeners, nurseries, and school gardens through social media groups, listservs or other online offerings. If you have space, store for use for seasonal seed starts.

Here are Bay Area gardening resources for tools, seeds, right plant - right place, composting, sheet mulching, and Bay Friendly nurseries.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Western Pacific Pulp & Paper 1221 3rd St Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up Commercial quantity
Western Garden Nursery 2756 Vineyard Ave Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off Knock dirt from pots, trays and tags.
Waste Management of Alameda County 172 98th Ave. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up Commercial waste hauling service
The Watershed Nursery 601-A Canal Blvd Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off Knock dirt from pots, trays and tags.
The Sutta Co. (East Bay Recycling) 1221 3rd St. Oakland Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Large/business quantity only
Super Link Plastic, Inc. 888 92nd Ave Oakland Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Must be clean. Free pick up available for quantities over 500 lbs.
Spiral Gardens 2830 Sacramento Ave. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Contact if currently accepting.
SMaRT Station 301 Carl Rd Sunnyvale Recycle Free Drop-off The SMaRT Station serves Mountain View and Sunnyvale residents only.
Republic Services, Inc. 42600 Boyce Road Fremont Recycle Paid Pick-up
Regan Nursery 4268 Decoto Rd Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off Knock dirt from pots, trays and tags.
RAFT - Resource Area For Teaching 1355 Ridder Park Dr San Jose Reuse Free Drop-off
RAFT - Resource Area For Teaching 1160 Kern Ave Sunnyvale Reuse Free Drop-off
Ploughshares Nursery 2701 Main St Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Knock dirt from pots, trays and tags.
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Landfill Paid Drop-off
PlasticsMarkets.org - Plastics Recycling Directory PO Box 1327 Sonoma Recycle Buyback Mail-in, Paid Pick-up Online posting for commercial quantities
Phoenix Container 2224 South Daubenberger Rd. Turlock Recycle Paid Drop-off Commercial quantities
National Recycling Corp. (Oakland) 1312 Kirkham St. Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Mountain View Recycling Center 935 Terra Bella Ave Mountain View Recycle Free Drop-off Only accepted from Mountain View residents.
Materials Reuse 2650 Nicol Ave Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up
Lowe's (Union City) 32040 Union Landing Union City Recycle Free Drop-off plastic pots, trays, hanging baskets and tags

Curbside Service

Recycling Garbage Note
Alameda
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Albany
Free of dirt.
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Berkeley
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community or nursery.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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Dublin
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community. Consider collecting, cleaning, and donating to local farms for reuse.
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Emeryville
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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Fremont
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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Hayward
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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Livermore
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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Newark
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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Oakland
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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Piedmont
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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Pleasanton
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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San Leandro
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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Union City
Free of dirt. Offer good condition for reuse to local community.
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