West County Resource Recovery Recycling Center

    101 Pittsburg Ave.
    Richmond, CA

    (510) 412-4500

    Buyback: Buys CRV containers; large quantities of newspaper, cardboard and white paper.

    Drop-off: During business hours only.

    Hours: M-F 8am-3:30pm (closed 12pm-1pm)

    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    This vendor handles:
    • Beer Bottles (Buyback: CRV Only/Drop-off: Non-CRV)
    • Bottles - Glass: CRV (Buyback)
    • Bottles - Glass: Non-CRV (Drop-off)
    • Glass Bottles: CRV (Buyback)
    • Glass Bottles: Non-CRV (Drop-off)
    This vendor handles:
    • Aerosol Cans: Empty (Drop-off)
    • Aluminum Cans: CRV (Buyback)
    • Aluminum Cans: Non-CRV (Drop-off)
    • Aluminum Foil & Pans (Drop-off)
    • Aluminum Scrap (Drop-off)
    • Bi-Metal: CRV (Buyback)
    • Bi-Metal: Non-CRV (Drop-off)
    • Brass (Drop-off)
    • Bronze (Drop-off)
    • Copper (Drop-off)
    • Furniture: Metal/Broken - Recycle (Drop-off)
    • Mufflers (Drop-off)
    • Nickel (Drop-off)
    • Precious Metals (Drop-off)
    • Radiators (Drop-off)
    • Scrap Metal (Drop-off)
    • Scrap Metal: Non-ferrous (Drop-off)
    • Spray Cans: Empty (Drop-off)
    • Stainless Steel (Drop-off)
    • Tin Cans (Drop-off)
    • Wire Scrap (Drop-off)
    • Wire: Aluminum (Drop-off)
    • Wire: Copper (Drop-off)
    This vendor handles:
    • Cardboard (Drop-off, will Buyback if large quantites.)
    • Catalogues / Magazines (Drop-off)
    • Cereal Boxes (Drop-off)
    • Chipboard (Drop-off)
    • Junk Mail - Recycle (Drop-off)
    • Magazines - Recycle (Drop-off)
    • Newspaper (Drop-off, will Buyback if large quantites.)
    • Paper Bags: Grocery / Kraft (Drop-off)
    • Paper: Computer (Drop-off)
    • Paper: Mixed (Drop-off)
    • Paper: White (Drop-off, will Buyback if large quantites.)
    • Paperboard (Drop-off)
    • Telephone Books (Drop-off)
    This vendor handles:
    • #1 PETE Bottles: CRV (Buyback)
    • #1 PETE Bottles: Non-CRV (Drop-off)
    • #1 PETE Wide Mouth Container (Drop-off: limited acceptance of small quantities)
    • #1-#7 Narrow-neck Bottles (Buyback: CRV Only/Drop-off: Non-CRV # 1 & 2)
    • #2 HDPE Bottles: CRV (Buyback)
    • #2 HDPE Bottles: Non-CRV (Drop-off)
    • #2 HDPE Wide Mouth Container (Drop-off: limited acceptance of small quantities)
    • #4 LDPE Bottles: CRV (Buyback)
    • #5 PP Wide Mouth Container (Drop-off: limited acceptance of small quantities)
    • Bottles - Plastic: CRV (Buyback)
    • Bottles - Plastic: Non-CRV (Drop-off)
    • Buckets: #2 HDPE (Drop-off)
    • Margarine Tubs: Wide Mouth (Drop-off: limited acceptance of small quantities)
    • Milk Jugs: #2 HDPE (Drop-off)
    • Plastic Bottles Narrow-neck: #1-#7 (Buyback: CRV Only/Drop-off: Non-CRV # 1 & 2)
    • Plastic Bottles: CRV (Buyback)
    • Plastic Bottles: Non-CRV (Drop-off)
    • Water Bottles: #1 PETE - CRV (Buyback)
    • Water Jugs: #2 HDPE (Drop-off)
    • Yogurt Cups: Wide Mouth Container (Drop-off: limited acceptance of small quantities)
    Special Materials
    This vendor handles:
    • Beverage Containers: Mixed (Buyback: CRV Only/Drop-off: Non-CRV)

Didn't find what you were looking for?  Try searching Alameda County's Recycling & Reuse Options.

If it is not recyclable, please assure that you dispose of material properly through your garbage collection company or a permitted Transfer Station or Landfill.  To report illegal dumping, call 1-800-NO-DUMPING.

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