Please Call: (510) 351-0520

    Pickup: Large quantities only. Call for details.

    Drop-off: Call for appointment.

    General Info: DR3 (Divert Reduce Reuse Recycle) Not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to responsible reuse and recycling of a wide variety of materials.

    Hours: M-F 7am-3:30pm

    E-mail: dr3oakland@prodigy.net

    Website: http://www.svdp.us/mainsite/recycling/dr3.html

    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    This vendor handles:

  • Burlap Bags (Clean, dry only.)
  • Cotton - Batting (Clean, dry.)
  • Paper
    This vendor handles:

  • Books: Hard cover - Recycle
  • Books: Soft cover - Recycle
  • Plastic
    This vendor handles:

  • Carpet Padding - Recycle (Dry padding only.)
  • Foam Padding: Polyurethane (Dry padding only.)
  • Polyfill - Dacron (Clean, dry.)
  • Reuse
    This vendor handles:

  • Audio Tapes - Reuse
  • Books - Reuse
  • Clothing Scraps / Remnants - Reuse (Clean, no mold.)
  • Fabric - Reuse (Clean and dry.)
  • Magazines - Reuse (Large Quantities; good condition.)
  • Maps - Reuse
  • Musical Instruments - Reuse (All types)
  • Poly-Foam - Reuse (Clean, dry.)
  • Sewing Machines - Reuse (Manual only. Working condition. For export to third-world countries.)
  • Textiles / Fabric - Reuse (Clean and dry.)
  • Video Tapes - Reuse
  • Yarn - Reuse (Clean, dry. All lengths accepted. Large quantities preferred.)
  • Special Materials
    This vendor handles:

  • Mattresses & Box Springs - Recycle (Clean, dry, large quantities only.)

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.

Back to Contra Costa County Waste Reduction & Recycling Home Page

County Recycling Hotline: 1 (800) 750-4096 -or- cccrecycle@yahoo.com

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