Berkeley Transfer Station / Oil Recycling Depot

    1201 Second St.
    Berkeley, CA 94710
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    (510) 981-7270

    Pickup: Commercial accounts only - call for details

    Drop-off: Materials listed accepted for a fee

    Fees: Call or visit website for current rates

    General Info: Facility is located on Second Street north of Gilman. Discounted rates for clean loads of yard debris, food waste, waxed cardboard and unpainted lumber or sheet rock. Please see website for current rates.

    Free drop-off next door at the Community Conservation Center for scrap metal, cardboard, paper, cans, glass and plastic bottles, books, clothes and cellular phones -and- buyback for CRV containers, carboard, non-ferrous metals and white office paper.

    Hours: M-Sa 8am-4:30pm (see website for holidays hours)

    Website: http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/ContentDisplay.aspx?id=5710



    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    Construction Material & Debris
    This vendor handles:

  • Concrete (small loads only; fee)
  • Dry Wall / Gypsum / Sheetrock (Clean & unpainted at discounted rate - fee)
  • Sheetrock / Drywall (Clean, unpainted)
  • Hazardous Material
    This vendor handles:

  • Motor Oil (maximum of 15 gallons per visit - each oil containers must be 5 gallons or smaller; motor oil, gearbox oil and transmission fluids only - no brake fluid, solvents or antifreeze.)
  • Oil Filters
  • Metal
    This vendor handles:

  • Appliances: Non-working (fee)
  • Freezers: Non-working (fee)
  • Refrigerators: Non-working (fee)
  • Scrap Metal (fee)
  • Stoves / Ovens: Non-working (fee)
  • Washers/Dryers: Non-working (fee)
  • Organics
    This vendor handles:

  • Food Scraps (discounted rate for organics - fee)
  • Grass Clippings (discounted rate for organics - fee)
  • Leaves (discounted rate for organics - fee)
  • Pallets: Broken (discounted rate for organics - fee)
  • Wood Debris: Untreated (discounted rate for organics - fee)
  • Wood Pallets: Broken - Recycle (discounted rate for organics - fee)
  • Wood Scraps: Untreated (discounted rate for organics - fee)
  • Yard Trimmings (discounted rate for organics - fee)
  • Reuse
    This vendor handles:

  • Televisions: Working (fee)
  • Special Materials
    This vendor handles:

  • Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) / Monitors (fee)
  • Computer Monitors: Non-working (fee)
  • Computer Peripherals: Scrap-Recycle (fee)
  • Disposal: Non-recyclable Waste
  • Mattresses & Box Springs - Recycle (fee)
  • Microwaves: Non-working (fee)
  • Televisions: Non-working (fee)
  • Tires (fee)


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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