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Pleasanton Transfer Station - Pleasanton - 3110 Busch Rd.

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Pleasanton Transfer Station

3110 Busch Rd., Pleasanton, California 94566
(925) 846-2042
Hours:

Daily 8-5
Drop-off until 4pm

The Pleasanton Transfer Station accepts all non-hazardous solid waste for a fee. Hard to handle items may be charged at a higher rate. In addition, heavy materials such as dirt, concrete, sod, rock, ect. will be weighed and charged by the ton.  Customers will be asked to show their drivers license or a copy of their Pleasanton Garbage Service bill to verify City of Pleasanton residency for rate charge. Electronic waste such as televisions, computers, monitors, VCR, printers, fax machines are accepted for recycling at Pleasanton Transfer Station. The gatekeeper will direct you to a separate drop-off area. Fees are based on the item(s) - call or see website for details. For PaintCare CA items, see accepted/not accepted items.

Reuse Trailer - Free to donate/Free to take items home: Furniture, Art, Sporting goods, working small appliances, bed frames, bikes, and such. No bedding, linens, clothing, tires, liquids. Unload separately.

Materials not collected specifically for recycling, reuse or hazardous waste collection are landfilled. Nothing is pulled out for reuse, repair or refurbishing.

Item Notes Method Destination
6-Pack Rings
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
ABS Plastic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Agricultural Plastics & Film
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Air Conditioner - Non-working Appliance fee plus freon fee. Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Air Mattress
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Aluminum Cans - CRV This item may have redemption value. Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Aluminum Foil & Pans - Clean Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Antifreeze City Residents only - HHW drop off.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Aseptic Packs
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Ashes - Grill/Fireplace
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Asphalt Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Audio & Visual Equipment - Non-working separate for e-waste drop-off/free for residents - free for City residents only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Auto Glass
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Auto Parts & Scrap
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Auto Upholstery - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Baby Furniture & Equipment - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Barbeque Grill
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Bath Tub Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Bathroom Fixtures Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Batteries - Automotive or Boat Lead Acid. Free for residents.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Batteries - Household - Non-rechargeable Free for residents
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Batteries - Household - Rechargeable (up to 5 lbs) Free for residents
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Batteries - Industrial Free for residents
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Beverage Containers - Mixed Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Bicycle - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Bicycle - Scrap & Parts
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Bimetal Cans - CRV This item may have redemption value. Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Bimetal Cans - Non-CRV Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Blueprint Paper Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Boat Upholstery - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Books - Children's
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Books - Hard Cover
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Books - Hard Cover - Non-working Unusable condition
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Books - Soft Cover
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Books - Soft Cover - Non-working Unusable condition
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Books - Textbooks
  • Paid 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
Bubble Envelopes - Paper or Mylar
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Bubble Envelopes - Plastic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Bubble Wrap
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Building Materials - Reclaimed/Reusable Separate for C&D drop-off area
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Burlap
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Cabinets - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Cables & Wires - Non-working Wire is recycled, cables are ewaste
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cameras & Camcorders - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off - free for City residents only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cardboard Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cardboard - Foil-lined
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Cardboard - Waxed Can be included with organics
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Cardboard - Wet Can be included with organics
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Carpet
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Carpet Padding
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Cars & Boats No motors accepted.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
CD/DVD - Non-working/Non-commercial E-waste
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
CD/DVD Jewel Cases
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Ceiling Tile
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Cell Phones - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off - free for City residents only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Ceramics & Pottery - Broken
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Ceramics & Pottery - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Child Car Seats - Non-working/Expired/Accident
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Child Car Seats - Working/Non-Expired/Accident Free
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Christmas Lights - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Christmas Lights - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Christmas Trees Separate for organics drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Compost
Christmas Trees - Artificial
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Cigarette Waste
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Cinder Blocks Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cinder Blocks - Broken Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cleaning Wipes - Used
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Clocks & Watches - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Clocks & Watches - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Cloth Diapers & Accessories
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Clothes Hangers - Broken
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Clothes Hangers - Metal - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Clothing - Children's Separate for drop-off at the donation box
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Clothing - Good Condition Separate for drop-off at the donation box
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Clothing - Maternity & Nursing Separate for drop-off at the donation box
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Clothing - Poor Condition Separate for drop-off at the donation box
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Clothing - Undergarments - Poor Condition Separate for drop-off at the donation box
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Coffee Pods - Compostable
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Coffee Pods - Metal/Plastic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Collectibles
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Compostable Plastic Bags - BPI Certified
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Compressed Gas Cylinders - Refillable
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Compressed Gas Cylinders - Single-use/Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Computer Accessories - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off - free for City residents only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Computer Monitors - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off - free for City residents only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Computers - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off - free for City residents only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Concrete Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Concrete With Rebar Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Condiments Packets & Cups
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Construction & Demolition Debris Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cooking Oil/Grease/Fats
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Copy Machines - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off - free for City residents only.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Corks - Natural
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Corks - Plastic/Synthetic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Dental Chair
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Dishwasher - Non-working Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Disposable Diapers & Wipes - Used
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Doors
  • Paid Pick-up
  • Recycle
Drums - Metal
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Drums - Paper
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Drums - Plastic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Dryer & Vacuum Lint
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Drywall
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Egg Cartons - Paper - Clean
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Egg Cartons - Paper - Soiled
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Egg Cartons - Plastic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Electronics - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off - free for City residents only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Envelopes - Paper
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Espresso Machines
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Exercise Equipment - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
  • Landfill
Eyeglasses
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Facial Tissues - Used
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Ferrous Scrap Metal/Steel Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Fire Extinguishers
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Fire Hoses
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Flexible Packaging - Multi-material
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Flooring - Non-working Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Flooring - Working Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Foam Padding
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Food Scraps
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Food Service Ware - Compostable - BPI Certified Products Only paper-based BPI compostable items can be included in organics. Flatware, plastic-type cups & containers go to landfill.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Poly-coated Lined hot cups and take-out containers go to landfill
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Uncoated
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Food Service Ware - Plastic Clamshells/To-Go Containers/Trays
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Food Service Ware - Plastic Cups & Plates
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Food Service Ware - Plastic Utensils
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Food Service Ware - Styrofoam Products
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Food Service Ware - To-Go Cup Lids
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Food Service Ware - Wood/Bamboo Products
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Freezer - Non-working Appliance fee plus freon fee. Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Freezer - Working Appliance fee plus freon fee. Separate for appliance drop-off.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Frozen Food Boxes
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Furniture - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Furniture - Small - Working Reuse Trailer
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Furniture - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Game Cartridges - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Gaming Systems & Accessories - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off - free for City residents only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Garage Doors - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
  • Landfill
Gel Ice Packs
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Gift Tissue Paper
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Glass Bottles & Jars - Non-CRV Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Glass Bottles - CRV Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Glassware - Decorative & Kitchen - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Greeting Cards - Musical/Electronic Piece
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Greeting Cards - Unused
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Hair and Fur Trimmings
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Hardware & Fasteners
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Landfill
Hazardous Materials & Wastes HHW only - for city residents
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Helium Tanks - Empty
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Helium Tanks - Non-empty
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Hoses - Garden/Rubber - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Hot Tub & Accessories
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Houseware - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Houseware - Working Reuse Trailer
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Industrial Equipment small items only
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Ink Cartridges
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Inks
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Insulation - Used
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Jewelry
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Landfill
Jewelry - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Landfill
Keys
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Kitchen Fixtures
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Knives & Shears
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Lab Equipment Non hazardous
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Lab Glassware - Poor Condition
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Lab Glassware - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Lab Plastics - Used
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Lacquers/Stains/Varnishes PaintCare CA drop-off area - Residents only
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Lava Rock
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Lawnmower - Non-working Make sure all liquids are taken out ie: gas & oil
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Lawnmower - Working Make sure all liquids are taken out ie: gas & oil
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Leather Remnants & Scraps
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Light Bulbs - CFLs HHW drop off - residents only. No broken items!
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Light Bulbs - Fluorescent Tubes HHW drop off - residents only. No broken items!
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Light Bulbs - Incandescent/Halogen HHW drop off - residents only. No broken items!
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Light Bulbs - LED HHW drop off - residents only. No broken items!
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Lighting Fixtures - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
  • Landfill
Linens/Blankets/Towels - Good Condition Separate for drop-off at the donation box
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
Linens/Blankets/Towels - Poor Condition Separate for drop-off at the donation box
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Luggage - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Luggage - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Magazines
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Major Household Appliances - Non-working Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Major Household Appliances - Working Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
Mannequins
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Manure
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Marine Supplies & Equipment No Fluids
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Mattresses & Box Springs Free mattress drop-off for City Residents only with a limit of 5 units per vehicle per day. Paid disposal for non-city residents and businesses.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Medals/Trophies/Ribbons
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Medical Equipment & Surplus Non hazardous materials only
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Metal Bottle Caps
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Metal Cans - Non-CRV Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Metal Jar Lids
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Metal Pipe
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Metal Sinks & Toilets Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Microscopes & Accessories - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Microwave - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off - free for City residents only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Mirror - Broken
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Mixed Debris Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Motor Oil HHW drop-off for residents only
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Nail polish - Empty
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Needles & Syringes HHW drop-off for residents only
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Neon Lights HHW drop-off for residents only
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Newspaper Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Non-ferrous Scrap Metal Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Office chairs - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Office Furniture/Equipment - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Oil Filters HHW drop-off for residents only
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Oil-filled Heaters - Non-working Appliance
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Oxygen Cylinders
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Packing Peanuts - Starch-based
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Packing Peanuts - Styrofoam
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Paint - Interior & Exterior - New/Unopened See PaintCare CA accepted/not accepted items and call to confirm space and current open hours.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paint - Interior & Exterior - Used/Wet See PaintCare CA accepted/not accepted items and call to confirm space and current open hours.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paint Cans & Buckets - Empty & Dry Empty and dry - recycling, not PaintCare CA
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Pallets - Plastic - Reusable
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Pallets - Wooden - Broken C&D
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paper Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paper - Carbon
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Paper - Plastic Laminated
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Paper - Shredded Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paper Bags Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paper Bags - Polycoated
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Paper Carton Containers - Plastic-coated
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Paper Receipts - Thermal
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Paper Straws
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Paper Towels & Napkins
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Paperboard Boxes/Tubes Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Personal Care & Beauty Product Packaging
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Personal Care & Beauty Products - New/Unused
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Personal Care & Beauty Products - Used
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Phonebooks Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Photographs
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Pianos and Organs - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Pianos and Organs - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Pill Bottles - Empty
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Pillows - Bed
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Pillows - Decorative
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Pillows - Poor Condition
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Pizza Box - Greasy
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Pizza Box - Non-greasy
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Plant Pots - Broken
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plant Pots - Ceramic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plant Pots - Plastic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Bags
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Bottle - CRV This item may have redemption value. Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Plastic Bottle - Non-CRV Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Plastic Bucket Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Corrugated Signs
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Film & Wrap
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Lids & Caps - Bottles and Jars
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Packaging - Blisterpak
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Shower Curtain Liners
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Strapping
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Straws
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Tarps
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plastic Wide Mouth Container Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Plate Glass
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plexiglass
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Plumbing Fixtures & Supplies
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Polyester Batting/Filling
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Pool Cover - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Porcelain Toilets & Sinks Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Pots & Pans - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Pots & Pans - Working Separate for recycle drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Printers/Faxes - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off - free for City residents only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Propane Cylinders - 1 lb - Empty Single-use
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Propane Cylinders - 1 lb - Refillable
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Purses & Backpacks - Non-working Clothes donation box
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Purses & Backpacks - Working Clothes donation box
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
PVC
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Radios - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Rags - Paint/Chemical/Oil Soiled Paint Care drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Records
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Refrigerator - Non-working Appliance fee plus freon fee. Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Refrigerator - Working Appliance fee plus freon fee. Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
Reusable Bags
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Rigid Plastics
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Rock/Gravel - Clean
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Roofing - Asphalt Composition Shingles Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Roofing - Clay Tile Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Roofing - Concrete Tile Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Roofing - Wood Shingles Separate for C&D drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Roofing Materials - Reclaimed
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Rubber Bands
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Rubber Items
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Rugs & Mats - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Sand
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Satellite Dish - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Sawdust - Composite Wood/Painted Wood
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Sawdust - Untreated Wood
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Scrap Metal Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Sewing Machines - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Shoes - Good Condition Clothes donation box
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Shoes - Poor Condition
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Single-use Personal Protective Equipment
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Small Engines - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Small Household Appliances - Non-working Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Small Household Appliances - Working Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Soil - Clean
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Sponges - Natural
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Sponges - Synthetic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Sporting Goods - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Sporting Goods - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Stove/Oven - Non-working Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Straw/Hay Separate for organics drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost
Strawberry Baskets - Plastic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Stuffed Animals
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Styrofoam Blocks
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Styrofoam Sheets
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Tape
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Tea Bags
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Telephones
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Television - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off - free for City residents only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Tennis Balls
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Tents and Outdoor Gear - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Textiles - Good Condition/Size Clothes donation box
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Tile
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Tires
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Tires - Bicycle
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Tools & Accessories - Garden - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Tools & Accessories - Garden - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Tools & Accessories - Hand - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Tools & Accessories - Hand - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Tools & Accessories - Power - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Tools & Accessories - Power - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Toys & Games - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Toys & Games - Plastic Parts Only
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Toys & Games - With Electronics
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Toys & Games - With Electronics - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Transparency Film Plastic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Transport Containers - Reusable
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Trash Compactor Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Typewriters - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Vacuum Cleaner Bags & Filters
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Vacuum Cleaners - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
VCRs/CD/DVD Players - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Video Projectors - Non-working E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Washer/Dryer - Non-working Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Water Bottles - Reusable Appliance fee plus freon fee. Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Water Coolers - Non-working Appliance fee plus freon fee. Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Water Filters
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Water Heaters - Non-working Separate for appliance drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Wax & Parchment Paper
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Wigs
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Window Screens Recycle metal frames
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Window Treatments - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Wood - Engineered/Composite
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Wood - Logs wood is ground, sent out for treatment for land application
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Wood - Painted
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Wood - Untreated wood is ground, sent out for treatment for land application
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Wood Chips wood is ground, sent out for treatment for land application
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Wood Scraps - Untreated wood is ground, sent out for treatment for land application
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Wrapping Paper - Metallic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Wrapping Paper - Non-Metallic
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Landfill
Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris Separate for organics drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Compost

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