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A Waste-Free Thanksgiving

Posted by City of Oakland Recycling Program on November 22, 2016

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Category: Recycling Tips
Are you preparing a waste-free Thanksgiving? Here are some tips and encouragement from Waste Management’s Karen Stern, in conversation with KTVU Channel 2 News.

What’s New on Oakland Recycles?

Posted by City of Oakland Recycling Program on November 21, 2016

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We’ve made a few changes to make the site more readable and easier to navigate. We’ve added a new Bulky Pickup Services page.  Bulky Pickup Services are available to all Oakland residents, including those in apartments and condos.  On the new page, you’ll find information for both residents and property managers, including how to schedule an appointment, and how to properly set out materials. With the holiday season upon us, check out our Holiday Recycle

Free Bulky Item Drop Off Event February 4, 2017

Posted by City of Oakland Recycling Program on November 17, 2016

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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) pieces of furniture Two (2) large appliances, Four

Free Bulky Item Drop Off Event November 5, 2016

Posted by City of Oakland Recycling Program on November 1, 2016

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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) pieces of furniture Two (2) large appliances, Four

Compost Giveaway for Oakland Residents

Posted by City of Oakland Recycling Program on November 1, 2016

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Free Compost Giveaway Event 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 kitchen pail* to collect your food scraps at home. *Limit of one bag and one