Free Drop Off


Welcome to the new! Starting July 1, 2015, Oakland is embarking 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

What has changed about your services? What’s new? Find out about compost pickup at all condo and apartment buildings; compost pickup for Oakland businesses; annual bulky item pickup service for all residents; free events such as bulky item drop off days and compost giveaways; brand new natural gas trucks to improve air quality; and more.
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