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Sawdust - Untreated Wood

Sawdust is residual dust from sawing wood.

Sawdust and scraps from wood that is made with glues, like plywood or engineered lumber, belongs in the trash.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Byron Crushing & Grinding 5595 Byron Hot Springs Rd. Byron Compost Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
Contra Costa Transfer & Recovery Station (CCTRS) 951 Waterbird Way Martinez Compost Paid Drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Compost Paid Drop-off Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Compost Paid Drop-off Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Compost Paid Pick-up Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
Hulbert Lumber 37500 Cedar Blvd. Newark Reuse Free Pick-up you pick up from them to use for composting
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Landfill Paid Drop-off
Potrero Hills Landfill 3675 Potrero Hills Lane Suisun City Compost Paid Drop-off Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
REAP Center 2133 Tynan Ave Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Large amounts - free of any glues and chemicals - to be used for composting
Waste Management of Alameda County 172 98th Ave. Oakland Compost Paid Pick-up Commercial waste hauling service

Curbside Service

Organics Note
Alameda
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood only.
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Albany
Shavings from clean, unpainted, stained wood, or non-bonded wood which includes, plywood, particle board and blue pallet wood.
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Berkeley
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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Dublin
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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Emeryville
Shavings from clean, unpainted, stained wood. Not from composite/engineered wood like plywood or particle board, and blue pallet wood.
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Fremont
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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Hayward
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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Livermore
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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Newark
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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Oakland
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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Piedmont
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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Pleasanton
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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San Leandro
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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Union City
Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
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