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Welcome to the new! Starting July 1, 2015, Oakland embarked on an ambitious zero waste program to keep all recyclable and compostable material out of landfills, create a greener, cleaner community and carry Oakland forward as an environmental leader and a sustainable city. Oakland Recycles is a collaboration of the City of Oakland, California Waste Solutions, Waste Management of Alameda County, Inc. and you! We’re committed to providing the services and information you need to recycle right. Click one of the categories below to see what’s new in trash, compost and recycling services, and what Recycling Right means for you.

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News & Updates

Upcoming events include a compost giveaway, a bulky item drop off day and the Re-Create Recycled Art Contest. There’s important news about low-income senior discounts. Still wondering what has changed about your services? What’s new? Review all the service changes, ways to get help, and more.
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