Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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Scrap Metal

Scrap metal are pieces of loose metal.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
AHG Group 1968 Alpine Way Hayward Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee Works with large quantities, businesses and organizations.
Altamont Landfill (WM, Inc.) 10840 Altamont Pass Rd. Livermore Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
Sun's Pad & Foam Recycling 124 Medburn St
#B1
Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
Recology San Francisco Transfer Station Public Recycling and Disposal Drop Off 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Independent Recycling Services 9039 San Leandro Street Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Refund Recycling 2680 Old First St. Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off
West County Resource Recovery Recycling Center 101 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Free Drop-off
Contra Costa Transfer & Recovery Station (CCTRS) 951 Waterbird Way Martinez Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Shoreway Environmental Center (SEC) 333 Shoreway Road San Carlos Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
Schnitzer Steel (Oakland) 1101 Embarcadero West Oakland Recycle Buyback Pick-up AL rims, siding, sheet, coils, copper, electric/al motors, parts, wiring, irony AL, lawn furn., turnings, brass, radiators, shredded scrap
SMaRT Station 301 Carl Rd Sunnyvale Recycle Free Drop-off The SMaRT Station serves Mountain View and Sunnyvale residents only.
Recycling Center & Transfer Station - Contra Costa Waste Service 1300 Loveridge Rd. Pittsburg Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Alco Iron & Metal (Stockton) 1815 Navy Dr. Stockton Recycle Free Drop-off Call for current buyback prices. Pick-up available for large quantities.
Schnitzer Steel (San Jose) 11665 Berryessa Rd. San Jose Recycle Buyback Pick-up Commercial quantity. AL rims, siding, sheet, coils, copper, electric/al motors, parts, wiring, irony AL, lawn furn., turnings, brass, radiators, shredded scrap
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.
Oakland Resident Free Bulky Item Drop Off - Bulky Block Party
7101 Edgewater Dr
Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off unlimited
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.
Sims Metal (Hayward) 30104 Industrial Pkwy SW Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off Including chain link fencing, sinks, metal office furniture. We provide metal collection bins to manage recurring collection and removal of ongoing production scrap, such as metal turnings, borings and cuttings.
A to Z Recycling Company 2306 98th Ave. Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee

Curbside Service

Recycling Bulky Pickup 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
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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