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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
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Air Conditioner - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area. May have additional charge for freon removal
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Aluminum Cans - CRV Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Aluminum Foil & Pans - Clean Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Asphalt Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Auto Parts & Scrap No full engines accepted unless parted out - need to confirm that no fluids are in unit.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
Bath Tub Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Beverage Containers - Mixed Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Bicycle - Scrap & Parts Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Bimetal Cans - CRV Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Bimetal Cans - Non-CRV Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Bricks Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Bricks - Broken Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cardboard Fremont Transfer Station pays for clean OCC - call for current rates.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cardboard - Waxed Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Carpet Separate for C&D drop-off area. Carpet Stewardship Drop-off Location.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Carpet Padding Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • 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.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Christmas Trees Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Cinder Blocks Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cinder Blocks - Broken Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Clothing - Good Condition Free clothing & shoe donation bin
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Concrete Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Concrete With Rebar Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Construction & Demolition Debris Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Dishwasher - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Doors Separate for wood drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Drums - Metal Must be triple rinsed, cut in half, and punctured on bottom - cannot hold liquid.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Drums - Paper Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Drums - Plastic Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Egg Cartons - Paper - Clean Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Egg Cartons - Plastic Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Ferrous Scrap Metal/Steel Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Food Scraps Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.,Must not contain any liquid
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Freezer - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area. May have additional charge for freon removal
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Furniture - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Glass Bottles & Jars - Non-CRV Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Glass Bottles - CRV Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Industrial Equipment Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Insulation - New/Unused Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Insulation - Used Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Lawnmower - Non-working Must be free of liquids
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Magazines Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Major Household Appliances - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Mattresses & Box Springs Separate for mattress drop-off area. Fee for non-residents and businesses. Free drop off from Residents of Fremont. Limit: up to 4 units per vehicle per day.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Metal Bottle Caps Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Metal Cans - Non-CRV Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Metal Jar Lids Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Metal Pipe Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Metal Sinks & Toilets Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Mixed Debris Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Newspaper Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Non-ferrous Scrap Metal Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Office chairs - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Paint Cans & Buckets - Empty & Dry Must be empty/dry. Remove lid before recycling the container and lid.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Pallets - Plastic - Reusable Separate for wood drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Pallets - Wooden - Broken Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paper Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paper - Plastic Laminated Must be dry - no free liquid. Separate for recycling or green waste drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Paper - Shredded Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paper Bags Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paper Carton Containers - Plastic-coated Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Landfill
Paper Towels & Napkins Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Paperboard Boxes/Tubes Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Phonebooks Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Plastic Bottle - CRV Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Plastic Bottle - Non-CRV Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Plastic Bucket Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Plastic Film & Wrap Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Lids & Caps - Bottles and Jars Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Wide Mouth Container Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Porcelain Toilets & Sinks Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Refrigerator - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area. May have additional charge for freon removal
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Rigid Plastics Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Roofing - Asphalt Composition Shingles Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Roofing - Clay Tile Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Roofing - Concrete Tile Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Roofing - Tar & Gravel Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Roofing - Wood Shingles Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Rubber Items
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Sand
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Sawdust - Composite Wood/Painted Wood
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Sawdust - Untreated Wood Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Scrap Metal Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Shoes - Good Condition Free clothing & shoe donation bin
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Small Household Appliances - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Soil - Clean Must be clean soil - no contamination - certification may be required
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Stove/Oven - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Straw/Hay Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Tile Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Tire/Rubber Scraps Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Tires Separate for recycling drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Washer/Dryer - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Water Coolers - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area. May have additional charge for freon removal
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Water Heaters - Non-working Recycle: appliance drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Wood - Engineered/Composite Separate for wood drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Wood - Painted
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Wood - Untreated Separate for wood drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Wood Chips Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Wood Scraps - Untreated Separate for wood drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris Deposit plant debris, food scraps & food-soiled paper in the facility’s designated “clean green” area.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost

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