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one-day-hhw-flyer-oaklandcoliseum-r2-image_page_1The countywide organization StopWaste is hosting a free HHW and mattress drop-off event at the Oakland Coliseum on Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Materials accepted include: pesticides and garden products, batteries, fluorescent bulbs, paint, electronics & small appliances, propane tanks, medicine, oil, gasoline, automotive fluids, household cleaners and sharps in containers. Advance registration is required. Residents may also drop

Free Bulky Item Drop Off Event – CANCELLED

Details:

  • The Bulky Item Drop-Off program is no longer available. The May 6, 2017 drop-off event is cancelled.

 

Free Bulky Item Drop Off Event

Saturday, February 4, 2017 10 am – 2 pm Davis Street Transfer Station 2615 Davis Street, San Leandro Details:

  • Oakland residents* may drop off bulky materials for free, FOUR times a year on the first Saturday in August, November, February and May.

*Oakland residents only. Bring an official ID or utility bill as proof of residency.

  • Maximum materials allowed:**
    • Two (2)

Free Bulky Item Drop Off Event

Saturday, November 5, 2016 10 am – 2 pm Davis Street Transfer Station 2615 Davis Street, San Leandro Details:

  • Oakland residents* may drop off bulky materials for free, FOUR times a year on the first Saturday in August, November, February and May.

*Oakland residents only. Bring an official ID or utility bill as proof of residency.

  • Maximum materials allowed:**
    • Two (2)

Free Compost Giveaway EventCompostGiveawayImage

Saturday, September 17, 2016 9 am – 1 pm American Steel Studios 1960 Mandela Parkway, Oakland CA (Please enter on 20th Street.) Details:

  • Take home a free bag* of WM EarthCare™ Homegrown Compost made from Oakland food scraps and certified for organic farming.
  • Take the pledge to compost for a greener, cleaner Oakland. Receive a free

Free Bulky Item Drop Off Event

Saturday, August 6, 2016 10 am – 2 pm Davis Street Transfer Station 2615 Davis Street, San Leandro Details:

  • Oakland residents* may drop off bulky materials for free, FOUR times a year on the first Saturday in August, November, February and May.

*Oakland residents only. Bring an official ID or utility bill as proof of residency.

  • Maximum materials allowed:**
    • Two (2)

Are you ready to take the pledge to compost and recycle?

"I recycle because my daughter's future depends on it." Zakiya, Oakland ResidentYes – take me to the online pledge! Need help?  When you click on the online pledge, you’ll be offered the chance to say, “Yes, but I need help,” and request information or tools.  You’ll also be able to sign

Past Events

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Past Events

Free Bulky Item Drop Off Event

Saturday, February 6, 2016 10 am – 2 pm Davis Street Transfer Station 2615 Davis Street, San Leandro Details:

  • Oakland residents* may drop off bulky materials for free, FOUR times a year on the first Saturday in August, November, February and May.
  • Maximum materials allowed:
  • Two (2) pieces of furniture, two (2) large appliances, unlimited electronics, four (4) passenger auto tires, four (4) Mattresses
  • Oakland residents

ReCreateFall15-DSC_4982Oakland’s Re-Create Art Contest Exhibition

Oakland’s ReCreate Art Contest Exhibition will open with a public reception on Friday, December 4, 2015, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Pro Arts Gallery, 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA. The reception will feature announcement and presentation of awards valued at $500 to this year’s contest winners. The exhibition features artwork created from discarded materials by student artists

Oakland’s Re-Create Art Contest Now Underway

ReCreateFall15-DSC_4982 Students in Oakland schools are invited to participate in the 2015 Re-Create Art Contest, Oakland’s annual recycled art competition.  Participants will use discarded or reused materials in a creative application of the 4Rs – reduce, reuse, recycle, and rot (compost). All Oakland students in grades TK-12 are eligible to participate in the contest. Art supply sets, and theater and