West County Resource Recovery Recycling Center

    101 Pittsburg Ave.
    Richmond, CA
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    (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:
    Glass
    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)
  • Metal
    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)
  • Paper
    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)
  • Plastic
    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.

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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