Mandatory Commercial Recycling
Mandatory Commercial Organics
Exemption form – “your business may already be in compliance”
1-800-750-4096 – Contra Costa County Recycling hotline
*note: only acceptable
for businesses that generate a small quantity of hazardous waste. Drop off
must be by appointment. If you have larger quantities you have to go through
a hazardous waste transporter, which can be found online
through California’s Department of Toxic Substance Control.
Technical Assistance -- *Designated haulers and some other
service providers will arrange to provide “free” technical assistance to help
businesses capture more recyclable materials currently being discarded as
trash. If technical assistance is not available through your selected
recycler, you can also contact County staff at (925) 674-7812. Not all
collectors list as much information on their websites as others, so be sure
to call your collection company if you don’t find what you are looking for on
Other agencies that regulate collection services - Contra
Costa County oversees collection service agreements for the majority of the
unincorporated area. For comments or concerns contact (925) 674-7203.
Other agencies that govern contracts for the remaining unincorporated
communities are listed below.
Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority: Alamo, Blackhawk and Diablo
Kensington Community Services District: Kensington
Mt. View Sanitary District: Unincorporated Martinez area
Rodeo Sanitary District: Rodeo
West Contra Costa Integrated Waste Management Authority (RecycleMore): Offers recycling assistance/programs for designated West County area, which includes but is not limited to the communities of Bay View, El Sobrante, East Richmond Heights, Montalvin Manor, North Richmond, Rollingwood, and Tara Hills. *This Agency does not regulate recycling collection for these areas, the County does.
Contra Costa County
Department of Conservation & Development
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