Mandatory Commercial Recycling

Mandatory Commercial Organics







a.             Exemption form

b.             1 (800) 750-4096 -or- email for more information about where to properly dispose of your unwanted items.

c.              Food donation locations/ programs available in Contra Costa County:

Food Donation Connection

White Pony Express

Contra Costa/ Solano Food Bank

Technical Assistance -- *Designated haulers and some other service providers will arrange to provide ďfreeĒ technical assistance to help businesses capture more organic materials currently being discarded as trash. If technical assistance is not available through your selected organic 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 donít find what you are looking for on their website.


Phone: 925-674-7203
Fax: 925-674-7250
County Recycling Hotline: 1 (800) 750-4096 / E-Mail

Contra Costa County Department of Conservation & Development
30 Muir Road
Martinez, CA 94553

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