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Scrap Metal

Scrap metal are pieces of loose metal.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
A B & I Foundry 7825 San Leandro Street Oakland Recycle Paid Drop-off
A to Z Recycling Company 2306 98th Ave. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up
Aaron Metals (Hayward) 25101 Clawiter Rd Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up, Buyback Drop-off Free pick-up and drop box service for industrial and commercial accounts.
Aaron Metals (Oakland) 750 105th Ave. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up, Buyback Drop-off
AHG Group 1968 Alpine Way Hayward Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Works with large quantities, businesses and organizations.
ALCO Iron & Metal (San Leandro) 2140 Davis Street San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up, Buyback Drop-off Call for current buyback prices. Pick-up available for large quantities of metal only. Closed Sundays.,Call for current buyback prices. Pick-up available for large quantities.
Alco Iron & Metal (Stockton) 1815 Navy Dr. Stockton Recycle Free Drop-off Call for current buyback prices. Pick-up available for large quantities.
ALCO Metals (San Jose) 1788 Rogers Ave San Jose Recycle Buyback Drop-off, Free Drop-off Call for current buyback prices. Pick-up available for large quantities.
AlCO Metals (Vallejo) (Mare Island) 321 Azuar Drive,
Building #629
Vallejo Recycle Free Drop-off Call for current buyback prices. Pick-up available for large quantities.
All in One Removal 3610 Powell Dr. Lafayette Recycle Paid Pick-up
Altamont Landfill (WM, Inc.) 10840 Altamont Pass Rd. Livermore Recycle Paid Drop-off Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
Bay Area Scavenger & Recycling 11740 Berryessa Rd San Jose Recycle Paid Drop-off
Berkeley Recycling Center 669 Gilman St.
(corner of 2nd & Gilman)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off Berkeley Recycling does not accept 55-gallon drums (unless cut in half), cylinders or propane tanks. Mostly-steel scrap includes bicycle parts, washers, dryers, dishwashers, stoves and mostly metal toasters. Small engines and lawnmowers must have fluids drained prior to arrival. No refrigerators, computers or peripherals.
CalRecycle's Where to Recycle Location Finder 1001 I St
PO Box 4025
Sacramento Recycle Paid Drop-off Call first. Some items/programs may have a fee. http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/FacIT/Facility/Search.aspx
CASS (Custom Alloy) 2730 Peralta St. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Charron Metals Corp 1720 Monterey Road San Jose Recycle Buyback Drop-off, Free Drop-off
Circosta Iron & Metal Company (CIMCO) 1801 Evans Ave. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off Minimum 25 pounds non-ferrous for payment. Minimum 1000 pounds ferrous for payment.
Cole Hardware 70 4th St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off Copper & Brass: Such as keys, bathroom and plumbing fixtures.
Cole Hardware 956 Cole St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off Copper & Brass: Such as keys, bathroom and plumbing fixtures.
Cole Hardware 2254 Polk St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off Copper & Brass: Such as keys, bathroom and plumbing fixtures.

Curbside Service

Recycling Bulky Pickup Special Action Note
Alameda
Small pieces weighing less than 10 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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Albany
Scrap metal not exceeding ten (10) pounds in weight nor two (2) feet in any dimension for any single item - acceptable. Must fit in container with lid closed.
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Berkeley
Bring scrap metal can be taken to Berkeley Recycling; use the Metal Bin.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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Dublin
Up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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Emeryville
Scrap metal not exceeding ten (10) pounds in weight nor two (2) feet in any dimension for any single item - acceptable. Must fit in container with lid closed.
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Fremont
Up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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Hayward
Up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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Livermore
Up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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Newark
Up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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Oakland
CWS does not accept residential scrap metal in recycling. WM, Inc. will pick up in Bulky Pick-up.. Businesses - Scrap metal items may be up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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Piedmont
Up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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Pleasanton
Up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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San Leandro
No one piece larger than 2' x 2' or weighing more than 30 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Up to 40 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
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Union City
Each piece less than 10lbs. Must fit in cart with closed lid.
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