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Plastic Bottle - CRV

Plastic bottles (CRV) are bottles which require a deposit at the time of purchase.

Empty and drip-free. Click here to find a bottle & can redemption center near you.

California Refund Value (CRV) is the amount paid by consumers at the checkout stand and paid back to consumers when they recycle eligible aluminum, plastic, glass and bi-metal beverage containers at certified recycling centers. Many beverages packaged in aluminum, glass, plastic and bi-metal containers are eligible for CRV. 

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Santana Recycling 1725 Cavallo Rd Antioch Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Berkeley Recycling Center 669 Gilman St.
(corner of 2nd & Gilman)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off #1 PET narrow-neck Bottles and Jugs – CRV or non-CRV. These are purchased at our Buyback or donated at the drop-off. They include carbonated soda, water and juice bottles, and spring water bottles and jugs.
The Buy Back 699 Gilman St Berkeley Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Sun's Pad & Foam Recycling 124 Medburn St
#B1
Concord Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Concord/Pleasant Hill Recycling Center 1320 Galaxy Way Concord Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off This item has redemption value.
J & D Recycling (Daly City) Westlake Shopping Center
99 Southgate Ave
Daly City Recycle Buyback Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Plastic Beverage Containers bin. Items should be clean and dry. NO buyback.
Republic Services, Inc. 42600 Boyce Road Fremont Recycle Paid Pick-up
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
Fry's Metals 1845 W. Winton Ave. Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Mings Recycling 3495 Breakwater Court Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up No CRV public buyback in hayward. Commercial quantity only.
Refund Recycling 2680 Old First St. Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off
Vasco Road Landfill & Recycling Drop-off 4001 N. Vasco Rd. Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off This item may have redemption value.
Dos Palos Recycling Co 1565 Olivina Ave Livermore Recycle Buyback Drop-off
J & D Recycling (Menlo Park) 3401 Middlefield Rd Menlo Park Compost Buyback Drop-off
Mountain View Recycling Center 935 Terra Bella Ave Mountain View Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off Buyback CRV program open to everyone. Free drop-off without buyback is for Mountain View residents only.
Civicorps Recycling 101 Myrtle St. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up
Materials Reuse 2650 Nicol Ave Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up
National Recycling Corp. (Oakland) 1312 Kirkham St. Oakland Recycle Buyback Drop-off
Lakeside Recycling 800 77th Ave Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up N

Curbside Service

Recycling Note
Alameda
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Albany
Empty and drip-free.
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Berkeley
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Empty
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Dublin
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed. Reattach lids for recycling.
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Emeryville
Empty and drip-free.
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Fremont
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Hayward
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Livermore
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Newark
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Oakland
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Piedmont
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Pleasanton
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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San Leandro
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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Union City
Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
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