Diablo Curbside - Valley Waste Management (VWM) & Allied Waste

    Please Call: (925) 935-8900

    Pickup: Curbside recycling services for residences.

    Fees: Allied Waste charges an extra fee for their on-call pickup services for CRTs and E-Waste (electronics/computers) - call (925) 603-1144 to schedule pickup.

    General Info: Recyclables and yard waste are collected weekly. Call VWM regarding your burgundy recycling cart or green yard clippings cart, motor oil container requests or scheduling recycling-only special clean-ups. If you have questions regarding the blue garbage cart or service or on-call electronic waste pickup, call Allied Waste at (925) 603-1144.

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

    Website: http://www.valleywaste.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:

  • Motor Oil (Call VWM to obtain motor oil kit. They provide up to 2 1-gallon containers.)
  • Metal
    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
    This vendor handles:

  • Christmas Trees (Collected by Allied Waste: 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
    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
    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 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 Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 to make arrangements. A recycling pickup is available for an additional fee.)
  • Computer Monitors: Non-working (Call Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 to make arrangements. A recycling pickup is available for an additional fee.)
  • Computer Peripherals: Scrap-Recycle (Call Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 to make arrangements. Up to 3 electronic waste items (computers, keyboards, etc.) can be recycled curbside for an additional fee.)
  • Computers: Scrap - Recycle (Call Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 to make arrangements. Up to 3 electronic waste items (computers, keyboards, etc.) can be recycled curbside for an additional fee.)
  • Electronics: Scrap - Recycle (Call Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 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 Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 to make arrangements. Up to 3 electronic waste items (computers, keyboards, etc.) can be recycled curbside for an additional fee.)
  • Televisions: Non-working (Call Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 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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