Community Conservation Centers

    669 Gilman St.
    Berkeley, CA 94710
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    (510) 524-0113

    Buyback: Buyback open Tu-Su, 9am-4pm.

    Drop-off: Dropoff open M-Su, 8:30am - 4pm.

    General Info: Located at the corner of 2nd & Gilman Street, next to the Berkeley Transfer Station. Center does not accept any containers solid with residual pesticides, oils, solvents or paint.

    Hours: Buyback: T-Su 9am-4pm, Drop-off: Daily 8:30am-4pm

    E-mail: info@berkeleyrecycling.com

    Website: http://www.berkeleyrecycling.org

    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    Glass
    This vendor handles:

  • Beer Bottles (Buyback/Drop-off: Glass bins are separated by color)
  • Bottles - Glass: CRV (Buyback/Drop-off: Glass bins are separated by color)
  • Bottles - Glass: Non-CRV (Buyback/Drop-off: Glass bins are separated by color)
  • Glass Bottles: CRV (Buyback/Drop-off: Glass bins are separated by color)
  • Glass Bottles: Non-CRV (Buyback/Drop-off: Glass bins are separated by color)
  • Metal
    This vendor handles:

  • Aluminum Cans: CRV (Buyback/Drop-off)
  • Aluminum Cans: Non-CRV (Buyback/Drop-off)
  • Aluminum Foil & Pans (Buyback/Drop-off)
  • Aluminum Scrap (Buyback/Drop-off)
  • Appliances: Non-working (Drop-off: Non-Freon/No CFCs Only)
  • Dishwasher: Non-working (Drop-off)
  • Scrap Metal (Drop-off: Do not accept 55-gallon drums, cyclinders or propane tanks)
  • Stoves / Ovens: Non-working (Drop-off)
  • Tin Cans (Drop-off)
  • Trash Compactors: Non-working (Drop-off)
  • Washers/Dryers: Non-working (Drop-off)
  • Water Heaters (Drop-off)
  • Paper
    This vendor handles:

  • Books: Hard cover - Recycle (Drop-off)
  • Books: Soft cover - Recycle (Drop-off)
  • Cardboard (Buyback/Drop-off)
  • Catalogues / Magazines (Drop-off: Place in Mixed Paper bin)
  • Cereal Boxes (Drop-off: Place in Mixed Paper bin)
  • Chipboard (Drop-off: Place in Mixed Paper bin)
  • Junk Mail - Recycle (Drop-off: Place in Mixed Paper bin)
  • Magazines - Recycle (Drop-off: Place in Mixed Paper bin)
  • Newspaper (Buyback/Drop-off)
  • Paper: Computer (Buyback)
  • Paper: Mixed (Drop-off: Place in Mixed Paper bin)
  • Paper: White (Buyback)
  • Paperboard (Drop-off: Place in Mixed Paper bin)
  • Telephone Books (Drop-off: Place in Newspaper or Mixed Paper bin)
  • Plastic
    This vendor handles:

  • #1 PETE Bottles: CRV (Buyback/Drop-off)
  • #1 PETE Bottles: Non-CRV (Buyback/Drop-off)
  • #1-#7 Narrow-neck Bottles (Buyback/Drop-off: All #1-2 but #3-7 CRV Only)
  • #2 HDPE Bottles: CRV (Buyback/Drop-off)
  • #2 HDPE Bottles: Non-CRV (Buyback/Drop-off)
  • Bottles - Plastic: CRV (Buyback/Drop-off: All narrow-neck #1-2 but #3-7 CRV Only)
  • Bottles - Plastic: Non-CRV (Buyback/Drop-off: All narrow-neck #1-2 but #3-7 CRV Only)
  • Milk Jugs: #2 HDPE (Buyback/Drop-off)
  • Plastic Bottles Narrow-neck: #1-#7 (Buyback/Drop-off: All #1-2 but #3-7 CRV Only)
  • Plastic Bottles: CRV (Buyback/Drop-off: All narrow-neck #1-2 but #3-7 CRV Only)
  • Plastic Bottles: Non-CRV (Buyback/Drop-off: All narrow-neck #1-2 but #3-7 CRV Only)
  • Water Bottles: #1 PETE - CRV (Buyback/Drop-off)
  • Reuse
    This vendor handles:

  • Cellular Phones - Reuse (Drop-off)
  • Clothing - Reuse (Drop-off)
  • Ink Jet Cartridges (Drop-off)
  • Special Materials
    This vendor handles:

  • Cellular Phones: Scrap - Recycle (Drop-off)


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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