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Wood - Untreated

Untreated wood is natural with no additives, paints, or adhesives.

Consider reuse before mulching or composting.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
EcoHaul 636 F Street Petaluma Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Reclaim Arbor 970 Garcia Ave
Suite I
Pittsburg Reuse Free Drop-off All species of solid wood, minimum 2in thick, with minimal nails and/or foreign objects. Ideally from construction, infrastructure or demolition projects. Loads must be easily stackable for transport. Minimum load size 20 cu yds.
Recycling Center & Transfer Station - Contra Costa Waste Service 1300 Loveridge Rd. Pittsburg Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Reuse Drop-off for a Fee wood is ground, sent out for treatment for land application
Golden Bear Transfer Station 1 Parr Blvd. Richmond Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
West Contra Costa Sanitary Landfill Organics Processing Facility Foot of Parr Blvd. Richmond Compost Drop-off for a Fee
Lumber Baron (Richmond) 1140 Harbour Way South Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up heritage and reclaimed rewood, urban wood/slabs
Shoreway Environmental Center (SEC) 333 Shoreway Road San Carlos Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for organics drop-off
Recology San Francisco Transfer Station Public Recycling and Disposal Drop Off 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Bay View Greenwaste Management Co. 1300 Carroll Ave. San Francisco Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Bay View Greenwaste Management Co. 1300 Carroll Ave. San Francisco Compost Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Bay Area Scavenger & Recycling 11740 Berryessa Rd San Jose Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Zanker Road Materials Processing Facility 675 Los Esteros Rd San Jose Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for organics drop-off
Zanker Road Landfill 705 Los Esteros Road
(north of Zanker Road, one mile north of Zanker and Highway 237)
San Jose Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for organics drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Compost Drop-off for a Fee Public green waste drop-off area
San Martin Transfer Station 14070 Llagas Avenue San Martin Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Santa Cruz 719 Swift Street Santa Cruz Reuse Free Drop-off We do not accept scrap and surplus lumber or commodity building materials unless they are unused and are of sufficient quantity for a project. Must be over 6ft long and nail-free. Inc. Trim/Moulding (over 6ft long)
Green Lynx 3220 Santa Rosa Ave Santa Rosa Reuse Free Drop-off
Davis Demolition 1051 Todd Rd Santa Rosa Reuse Pick-up for a Fee
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Sonoma 1201 Piner Road Santa Rosa Reuse Free Drop-off We do not accept scrap and surplus lumber or commodity building materials unless they are unused and are of sufficient quantity for a project. Must be over 6ft long and nail-free. Inc. Trim/Moulding (over 6ft long)

Curbside Service

Organics Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Albany
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Berkeley
Pieces must be 3" or less in diameter and less than 3' long. Wood must fit in the cart or bin with the lid closed.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Dublin
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Emeryville
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Fremont
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Hayward
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Livermore
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Newark
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Oakland
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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clean wood (must be bundled)
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Piedmont
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Pleasanton
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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San Leandro
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Union City
Pieces must fit in cart or bin. Offer good condition wood crates for donation/reuse. Broken/poor condition wooden crates accepted in organics bin/cart.
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