Pittsburg Curbside - Pittsburg Disposal Service

    Please Call: (925) 432-6262

    Pickup: Curbside recycling services for residences.

    Fees: Extra fee for on-call pickup services for CRTs (TVs/computer monitors).

    General Info: Recyclables collected weekly, yard waste collected every other week on the same day as your garbage.

    A recycling pickup for CRTs (computer monitors, TVs) is available for an extra fee that pays for disassembly and removal of hazardous materials. Call to make arrangements.

    PLEASE CALL (925) 432-6262 FOR THE PICK UP OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS: 1. Curbside Household BatterIES. Place in a plastic bag or closed container with a label that says "Batteries" and place it next to your brown garbage toter.
    2. Curbside Cell Phone pick-up. Please place cell phone(s) in a plastic bag or closed container with a label that says "Cell Phones" and place it next to your brown garbage toter.
    3. Curbside Fluorescent Light pick-up. Lights are only picked up on Tuesdays. Please place fluorescent lights in a plastic bag with a label that says "Lights" and place it next to your brown garbage toter.
    4. Curbside Oil pick-up. Please call to request a free 6-quart oil container. Pittsburg Disposal will mail it to you. Once it is full, call Pittsburg Disposal & they will pick it up.

    Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

    Website: http://www.pittsburgdisposal.com

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

  • Beer Bottles
  • Bottles - Glass: CRV
  • Bottles - Glass: Non-CRV
  • Glass Bottles: CRV
  • Glass Bottles: Non-CRV
  • Hazardous Material
    This vendor handles:

  • Batteries: Household (Flashlight) (Must call ahead to schedule a pick up.)
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs - Compact (Must call ahead to schedule a pick up.)
  • Motor Oil (Must call ahead to schedule a pick up.)
  • Oil Filters (Must call ahead to schedule a pick up.)
  • Metal
    This vendor handles:

  • Aluminum Cans: CRV
  • Aluminum Cans: Non-CRV
  • Aluminum Foil & Pans
  • Bi-Metal: CRV
  • Tin Cans
  • Organics
    This vendor handles:

  • Christmas Trees
  • Grass Clippings (Place in green waste/yard debris container.)
  • Leaves (Place in green waste/yard debris container.)
  • Wood Debris: Untreated (Small branches only: place in green waste/yard debris container or bundle - call for bundle limitations.)
  • Wood Scraps: Untreated (Small branches only: place in green waste/yard debris container or bundle - call for bundle limitations.)
  • Yard Trimmings (Place in green waste/yard debris container or bundle - call for bundle limitations.)
  • Paper
    This vendor handles:

  • Cardboard
  • Catalogues / Magazines
  • Envelopes - Reuse (Envelopes not suitable for reuse can be recycled with your mixed paper.)
  • Junk Mail - Recycle
  • Magazines - Recycle
  • Newspaper
  • Paper: Computer
  • Paper: Mixed
  • Paper: White
  • Telephone Books
  • Plastic
    This vendor handles:

  • #1 PETE Bottles: CRV
  • #1 PETE Bottles: Non-CRV
  • #1-#7 Narrow-neck Bottles (All #1 & 2 accepted, but only #3 - #7 CRV accepted)
  • #2 HDPE Bottles: CRV
  • #2 HDPE Bottles: Non-CRV
  • #4 LDPE Bottles: CRV
  • Bottles - Plastic: CRV (# 1 - 7 CRV accepted.)
  • Bottles - Plastic: Non-CRV (Only # 1 - 2 Non-CRV accepted.)
  • Milk Jugs: #2 HDPE
  • Plastic Bags: #5 PP
  • Plastic Bottles Narrow-neck: #1-#7 (All #1 & 2 accepted, but only #3 - #7 CRV accepted)
  • Plastic Bottles: CRV
  • Plastic Bottles: Non-CRV (Only # 1 - 2 Non-CRV accepted.)
  • Water Bottles: #1 PETE - CRV
  • Water Jugs: #2 HDPE
  • Special Materials
    This vendor handles:

  • Beverage Containers: Mixed (CRV only)
  • Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) / Monitors (Call to make arrangements. A recycling pickup is available for a fee that pays for disassembly and removal of hazardous materials.)
  • Cellular Phones: Scrap - Recycle (Must call ahead to schedule a pick up.)
  • Computer Monitors: Non-working (Call to make arrangements. A recycling pickup is available for a fee that pays for disassembly and removal of hazardous materials)
  • Televisions: Non-working (Call to make arrangements. A recycling pickup is available for a fee that pays for disassembly and removal of hazardous materials.)


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.

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

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