Walnut Creek Curbside - Republic Services

    Please Call: (925) 685-4711

    Pickup: Curbside recycling services for residences.

    Hours: M-F 8am-6pm (Customer Service)

    Website:  Republic Services | www.recyclesmart.org (Detailed information from overseeing organization)

    Black Landfill Cart

    Blue Recycling Cart

    Green Organics Cart

     
    Materials Recycled and/or Reused: (List below is subject to change please use links to specific carts above for detailed information.)
    Glass (Blue Cart)
    This vendor handles:
    • Beer Bottles
    • Bottles - Glass: CRV
    • Bottles - Glass: Non-CRV
    • Glass Bottles: CRV
    • Glass Bottles: Non-CRV
    Hazardous Material
    This vendor handles:
    • Motor Oil (Call Republic Services to request a containers.)
    • Batteries and Cell Phones can be placed in a zip-lock or tie-close plastic bag and placed on top of the blue recycling cart.
    • Compact fluorescent bulbs can be placed inside a zip-lock or tie-close plastic bag and placed next to your recycling cart.
    Metal (Blue Cart)
    This vendor handles:
    • Aerosol Cans: Empty
    • Aluminum Cans: CRV
    • Aluminum Cans: Non-CRV
    • Aluminum Foil & Pans
    • Bi-Metal: CRV
    • Bi-Metal: Non-CRV
    • Spray Cans: Empty
    • Tin Cans
    Organics (Green Cart)
    This vendor handles:
    • Christmas Trees (Natural trees only - flocked trees canít be recycled.)
    • Grass Clippings (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
    • Leaves (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
    • Sawdust (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
    • Straw/Hay (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
    • Wood Chips (Place in green waste/yard debris cart)
    • Wood Debris: Untreated (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
    • Wood Scraps: Untreated (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
    • Yard Trimmings (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
    Paper (Blue Cart)
    This vendor handles:
    • Aseptic Packs / Drink Boxes
    • Cardboard
    • Catalogues / Magazines
    • Cereal Boxes
    • Chipboard
    • Drink Boxes / Aseptic packs
    • Envelopes - Reuse (Envelopes not suitable for reuse can be recycled with your mixed paper.)
    • Juice, Soy & Rice Milk Boxes
    • Junk Mail - Recycle
    • Magazines - Recycle
    • Milk Cartons: Paper
    • Newspaper
    • Paper Bags: Grocery / Kraft
    • Paper: Computer
    • Paper: Mixed
    • Paper: White
    • Paperboard
    • Telephone Books
    Plastic (Blue Cart)
    This vendor handles:
    • #1 PETE Bottles: CRV
    • #1 PETE Bottles: Non-CRV (Narrow-neck Only)
    • #1 PETE Wide Mouth Container
    • #1-#7 Narrow-neck Bottles
    • #2 HDPE Bottles: CRV
    • #2 HDPE Bottles: Non-CRV (Narrow-neck Only)
    • #2 HDPE Wide Mouth Container
    • #4 LDPE Bottles: CRV
    • #4 LDPE Bottles: Non-CRV (Narrow-neck Only)
    • #4 LDPE Wide Mouth Container
    • #5 PP Wide Mouth Container
    • Bottles - Plastic: CRV
    • Bottles - Plastic: Non-CRV (Narrow-neck Only)
    • Buckets: #2 HDPE (Handles must be removed prior to placing buckets in recycling bin/cart)
    • Margarine Tubs: Wide Mouth
    • Milk Jugs: #2 HDPE
    • Plastic bags (Must be clean, dry and bagged all together for easy collection.
    • Plastic Bottles Narrow-neck: #1-#7
    • Plastic Bottles: CRV
    • Plastic Bottles: Non-CRV (Narrow-neck Only)
    • Water Bottles: #1 PETE - CRV
    • Water Jugs: #2 HDPE
    • Yogurt Cups: Wide Mouth Container
    Special Materials
    This vendor handles:
    • Beverage Containers: Mixed (Narrow-neck Only)
    • Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) / Monitors (Call Republic Services to make arrangements. A recycling pickup is available for an additional fee.)
    • Computer Monitors: Non-working (Call Republic Services to make arrangements. A recycling pickup is available for an additional fee.)
    • Computer Peripherals: Scrap-Recycle (Call Republic Services to make arrangements. Up to 3 electronic waste items (computers, keyboards, etc.) can be recycled curbside for an additional fee.)
    • Computers: Scrap - Recycle (Call Republic Services to make arrangements. Up to 3 electronic waste items (computers, keyboards, etc.) can be recycled curbside for an additional fee.)
    • Electronics: Scrap - Recycle (Call Republic Services to make arrangements. Up to 3 electronic waste items (computers, keyboards, etc.) can be recycled curbside for an additional fee.)
    • Printers / Faxes: Scrap - Recycle (Call Republic Services to make arrangements. Up to 3 electronic waste items (computers, keyboards, etc.) can be recycled curbside for an additional fee.)
    • Televisions: Non-working (Call Republic Services to make arrangements. A recycling pickup is available for an additional fee.) 


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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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