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Wax & Parchment Paper

Waxed paper is paper coated with wax to store and contain food.

Wax paper is coated with wax and may be compostable. Parchment paper is coated with silicone plastic and is neither compostable or recyclable.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Compost Paid Pick-up Compost Wax paper and Landfill Parchment Paper
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Landfill Paid Drop-off
Republic Services, Inc. 42600 Boyce Road Fremont Compost Paid Pick-up Compost Wax paper and Landfill Parchment Paper
Waste Management of Alameda County 172 98th Ave. Oakland Compost Paid Pick-up Compost Wax paper and Landfill Parchment Paper
West Contra Costa Sanitary Landfill Organics Processing Facility Foot of Parr Blvd. Richmond Compost Paid Drop-off Compost Wax paper and Landfill Parchment Paper
Z-Best Composting Facility 980 State Hwy. 25 Gilroy Compost Paid Pick-up Compost Wax paper and Landfill Parchment Paper

Curbside Service

Organics Note
Alameda
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Albany
Wax paper is accepted in the organics container. However, since parchment and freezer paper are coated in plastic, those belong in the garbage.
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Berkeley
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Dublin
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Emeryville
Wax paper is accepted in the organics container. However, since parchment and freezer paper are coated in plastic, those belong in the garbage.
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Fremont
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Hayward
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Livermore
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Newark
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Oakland
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Piedmont
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Pleasanton
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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San Leandro
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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Union City
Wax paper only. Parchment and Freezer Paper are coated in plastic (silicone) and belong in the garbage.
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