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Plastic Bottle - Non-CRV

Plastic bottles (non-CRV) do not have a California Redemption Value. They do not include a deposit at time of purchase. Examples are three-gallon and five-gallon water containers.

Bottles and jugs must be empty and drip-free with lid reattached before recycling.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Alco Iron & Metal (Stockton) 1815 Navy Dr. Stockton Recycle Free Drop-off
ALCO Metals (San Jose) 1788 Rogers Ave San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off
AlCO Metals (Vallejo) (Mare Island) 321 Azuar Drive,
Building #629
Vallejo Recycle Free Drop-off
Bay Polymer 44530 South Grimmer Rd Fremont Recycle Buyback Pick-up Commercial quantities.
Berg Mill Supply / Classic Fibres 5670 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1812
Los Angeles Recycle Paid Pick-up Bales
Berkeley Recycling Center 669 Gilman St.
(corner of 2nd & Gilman)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off #3 through #7 buyback by count, and #1 & 2 non-crv by weight.
Biagini Waste Reduction Systems Inc. 1150 Hensley Street Richmond Recycle Paid Pick-up
California Waste Solutions (CWS) 1820 10th St. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up
Citywide Fibers 1151 Quesada Ave. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Civicorps Recycling 101 Myrtle St. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up
Concord/Pleasant Hill Recycling Center 1320 Galaxy Way Concord Recycle Free Drop-off This item may have redemption value.
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off Reuse drop-off area
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Plastic Beverage Containers bin - narrow neck. Items should be clean and dry.
Envision Plastics 14312 Central Avenue Chino Recycle Paid Drop-off Recycler of baled HDPE plastic
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
Green Impact (GI) Plastics GI Plastics Vernon
5700 S First St
Vernon Recycle Buyback Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up Buys clean bales of PET Thermoform for recycling
Green Planet 21 336 Adeline Street Oakland Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Paid Pick-up Please leave caps on bottles. Empty containers, pour out liquids.
Hayward Transfer Station 3458 Enterprise Ave Hayward Recycle Paid Drop-off If associated with C&D project.
Materials Reuse 2650 Nicol Ave Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up

Curbside Service

Recycling Note
Alameda
Empty and drip-free with lids attached.
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Albany
Empty and drip-free. Commercial size (5g max).
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Berkeley
Empty, drip-free. Commercial jug size (5g max) - pill bottles (4\ and larger) okay."
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Attach lid. Includes Pill bottles
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Dublin
Empty, drip-free. Commercial size (5g max) to pill bottles. Reattach lids for recycling.
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Emeryville
Empty, drip-free. Commercial size (5g max).
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Fremont
Empty, drip-free. Commercial size (5g max) to Pill bottles
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Hayward
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Empty, drip-free. Commercial size (5g max) to Pill bottles 4\ minimum height"
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Livermore
Wipe or rinse clean. Drip-free. Commercial size okay. Pill bottles= Garbage
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Newark
Empty, drip-free. Commercial size (5g max) to Pill bottles
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Oakland
Empty, drip-free. Commercial size (5g max) to Pill bottles (at least 4\ high)"
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Piedmont
Empty, drip-free. Commercial size (5g max) to pill bottles.
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Pleasanton
Empty and drip-free.
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San Leandro
Must be empty and drip-free. Pill bottles at least 4\ okay up to commercial-sized jugs (i.e. empty fryer oil jugs)."
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Empty, drip-free. Commercial size (5g max) to Pill bottles 4\ minimum height"
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Empty, drip-free. Commercial size (5g max) to Pill bottles 4\ minimum height"
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Empty, drip-free. Commercial size (5g max) to Pill bottles 4\ minimum height"
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Union City
Empty, drip-free. #1 and #2 plastics in recycling. (#3-7 in trash. Commercial size (5g max) to Pill bottles
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