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

EPA Region 9 Pacific Southwest - San Francisco - 75 Hawthorne Street

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EPA Region 9 Pacific Southwest

75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105
(415) 947-8000

M-F 9-4

Item Notes Method Destination
Asbestos Information. Hire an asbestos professional, Building Owners & Managers, Asbestos Professionals, School Buildings, Asbestos laws & regulations, Renovation & Demolition requirements, etc. and FAQs: (415) 947-8704
  • Free Mail-in
  • Safe Disposal
Deconstruction Services Information. A leader in aspects of Materials Management (including barriers, connections, data) and respected throughout the reuse and deconstruction industry, especially in CA where the EPA has co-convened Bay Area Deconstruction Working Group meetings.
  • Free Mail-in
  • Reuse
Food for Donation Information List. Bay Area organizations that transport and accept food donations to feed hungry people, animals, and make compost and/or biogas.
  • Free Mail-in
  • Reuse
Lead-Painted Materials Information. If you are having home renovation, repairs, or painting done, make sure your contractor is Lead-Safe Certified, and make sure they follow lead-safe work practices : (415) 947-4164 Lead-Based Paint Tips and Complaints (415) 972-3986
  • Free Mail-in
  • Safe Disposal
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