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Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station - Fremont - 41149 Boyce Rd.

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Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station

41149 Boyce Rd., Fremont, California 94538
(510) 252-0500
Hours:

Office M-F 8-5
Public Waste & Recycling Drop-off M-Sa 8-5
HHW Facility W-F 8:30-2:30, Sa 8-4

Open for public drop off, accepting a range of materials including appliances, construction and demolition debris, and other hard-to-recycle items. Please separate your items accordingly to ensure the highest recovery of materials and efficiency. The Transfer Station also hosts Alameda County's newest Household Hazardous Waste Facility, which accepts household hazardous waste from all cities within Alameda County free of charge. Please visit the website for a full list of acceptable materials, operating hours, and rates. (Not Accepted: ammunition, asbestos, explosives, medical waste, railroad tires, contaminated soil and treated wood)

Item Notes Method Destination
Aerosol Can - Empty Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Air Conditioner - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area. May have additional charge for freon removal
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Aluminum Foil & Pans - Clean Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Asphalt Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Auto Parts & Scrap No full engines accepted unless parted out - need to confirm that no fluids are in unit.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
Bath Tub Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Beverage Containers - Mixed Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Bicycle - Scrap & Parts Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Bimetal Cans (Food & Beverage) - Non-CRV Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Books - Hard Cover - Non-working Remove binding as possible; 20 max. Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Books - Soft Cover - Non-working Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Books - Textbooks Small amounts of old, poor condition textbooks.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Books - Textbooks Poor condition only. Donate/resell good condition. Remove binding as possible; 20 max. Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Bricks Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Bricks - Broken Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Cardboard Separate for recycling area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Cardboard - Waxed Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Compost
Carpet Separate for C&D drop-off area. CARE carpet recycling site - both broadloom (residential and commercial) and carpet tile.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Carpet Padding Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Cars & Boats Must have DMV junk slip presented at time of disposal. Will need to confirm if any hazardous waste is present - additional fees will apply for tires, etc.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Christmas Trees Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Compost
Cinder Blocks Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Cinder Blocks - Broken Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Clothing - Good Condition Free clothing & shoe donation bin
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Concrete Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Concrete With Rebar Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Construction & Demolition Debris Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
CRV - Aluminum Beverage Containers Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
CRV - Bimetal Beverage Containers Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
CRV - Glass Beverage Containers Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
CRV - Plastic Beverage Containers Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Dishwasher - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Doors Separate for wood drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Drums - Metal Must be triple rinsed, cut in half, and punctured on bottom - cannot hold liquid.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Drums - Paper Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Drums - Plastic Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Egg Cartons - Paper - Clean Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Egg Cartons - Plastic Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Ferrous Scrap Metal/Steel Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Food Scraps Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.,Must not contain any liquid
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Compost
Freezer - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area. May have additional charge for freon removal
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Furniture - Non-working
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Glass Bottles & Jars (Food & Beverage) - Non-CRV Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Industrial Equipment Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Insulation - New/Unused Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Insulation - Used Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Lawnmower - Non-working Must be free of liquids
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Magazines Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Major Household Appliances - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Mattresses & Box Springs Separate for mattress drop-off area. Fee for non-residents and businesses. Free drop off from Residents of Fremont. ByeByeMattress Program. Limit: up to 4 units per vehicle per day from residents.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Metal Bottle Caps Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Metal Cans Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Metal Jar Lids Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Metal Pipe Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Metal Sinks & Toilets Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Milk & Ice Cream Paper Cartons Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Mixed Debris Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Newspaper Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Non-ferrous Scrap Metal Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Office Chair
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Oil-filled Heaters - Non-working Appliance
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Paint Cans & Buckets - Empty & Dry Must be empty/dry. Remove lid before recycling the container and lid.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Pallets - Plastic - Reusable Separate for wood drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Pallets - Wooden - Broken Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Paper Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Paper - Plastic Laminated Must be dry - no free liquid. Separate for recycling or green waste drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Paper - Shredded Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Paper Bags Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Paper Towels & Napkins Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Compost
Paperboard Boxes/Tubes Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Phonebooks Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Plastic Bottles & Jugs - Non-CRV Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Plastic Bucket Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Plastic Film & Wrap Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Plastic Lids & Caps - Bottles and Jars Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Plastic Wide Mouth Container Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Porcelain Toilets & Sinks Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Refrigerator - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area. May have additional charge for freon removal
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Rigid Plastics Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Roofing - Asphalt Composition Shingles Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Roofing - Clay Tile Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Roofing - Concrete Tile Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Roofing - Tar & Gravel Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Roofing - Wood Shingles Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Rubber Items
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Sand Clean sand. Sandbags that have been in contact with sewage, septic waste, animal waste, oil and gasoline residue, lawn chemicals, fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides or other hazardous chemicals will not be accepted. Those sandbags must be taken to a landfill.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Sawdust - Composite Wood/Painted Wood
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Sawdust - Untreated Wood Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Compost
Scrap Metal Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Shoes - Poor Condition Free clothing & shoe donation bin
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Small Household Appliances - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Soil - Clean Must be clean soil - no contamination - certification may be required
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Stove/Oven - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Straw/Hay Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Compost
Tile Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Tire/Rubber Scraps Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Tires Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Washer/Dryer - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Water Coolers - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area. May have additional charge for freon removal
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Water Heaters - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Recycle
Wood - Engineered/Composite Separate for wood drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Wood - Painted
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Landfill
Wood - Untreated Separate for wood drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Compost
Wood Chips Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Compost
Wood Scraps - Untreated Separate for wood drop-off area
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Compost
Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Drop-off for a Fee
  • Compost
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