Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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Scrap Metal

Scrap metal are pieces of loose metal.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off Recycle drop-off area
DC Metals Inc. (San Leandro) 2399 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
Delta Scrap & Salvage 1371 Main St. Oakley Recycle Buyback Drop-off Copper, aluminum, brass, stainless steel, lead
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Scrap metal bin
Elite Recycling Services (Newark) 37530 Enterprise Ct.
Suite #5
Newark Recycle Free Pick-up
Elite Recycling Services (San Jose) 175 Tully Rd San Jose Recycle Free Pick-up
FERMA Corporation (Newark) Equipment Yard
6655 Smith Ave
Newark Recycle Pick-up for a Fee Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
Freon Free 1881 Walters Ct Suite A Fairfield Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
FRG Waste Resources 100 Dodd St American Canyon Recycle Pick-up for a Fee Commercial quantity
Fry's Metals 1845 W. Winton Ave. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up, Buyback Drop-off
GP21 1221 3rd St Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee Commercial quantity. In concert with your other recyclables, we'll assess all scrap metal generated at your facility and draft a recycling roadmap.
Green Planet 21 336 Adeline Street Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Hayward Transfer Station 3458 Enterprise Ave Hayward Recycle Drop-off for a Fee If associated with C&D project.
Independent Recycling Services 9039 San Leandro Street Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Lakeside Recycling 800 77th Ave Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off N
Livermore Glass 2136 Railroad Ave. Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off Aluminum window & screen door frames cleaned of other materials.
Mings Recycling 3495 Breakwater Court Hayward Recycle Buyback Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up Commercial quantity only. including radiators
Nica Metals 101 N. Greenville Rd. Livermore 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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