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Plastic #6: Polystyrene (PS). Many shipping/packing stores will accept polystyrene “peanuts” and other packaging materials for reuse. Cups, meat trays, and other containers that have come in contact with food are rarely accepted for recycling. Look for alternatives whenever possible. Common uses: packaging pellets or “Styrofoam peanuts,” cups, plastic tableware, meat trays, to-go “clam shell” containers.

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WeisCo Recycling (925) 743-8193

El Cerrito

El Cerrito Recycling Center
7501 Schmidt Ln., 94530(510) 215-4350


Bay Polymer (510) 490-1791


Materials Reuse (510) 435-8988
Super Link Plastic
888 92nd Ave., 94603(510) 568-1086

Redwood City

F P International
1050 Broadway, 94063(800) 866-9946


Action Metal Recycling (aka Fass Metals)
385 Pittsburg Ave., 94801(510) 236-2488

Santa Clara

Polymer Recovery Services (408) 748-9715


4331 Pock Ln., 95206(209) 983-8393

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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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651 Pine Street, 4th Floor - North Wing, Martinez, CA 94553