Oakland Recycles is a collaboration of the City of Oakland, California Waste Solutions,Waste Management of Alameda County, Inc. and you! We are committed to providing the services and information you need to recycle right.

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Compost & Trash (Residential & Business)

Waste Management of Alameda County, Inc.
For trash and compost services, to schedule a bulky pickup, or for billing inquires, contact WMAC
Residential customers: 510-613-8710
Commercial customers: 510-613-8700

Recycling (Residential)

California Waste Solutions
For recycling services or to order a used motor oil recycling kit contact CWS


City of Oakland

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City of Oakland Recycling Hotline
If you contacted your service provider and still need help with a service issue, or have a general question about recycling, contact the Recycling Hotline at or call 510-238-SAVE(7283).

Oakland Recycles Webmaster
If you are having a problem with the website, or have a suggestion for improvement, contact the Webmaster at


Additional Resources

City of Oakland Recycling Program Home Page

Frequently Asked Questions
City of Oakland Frequently Asked Questions for Residents
City of Oakland Frequently Asked Questions for Multifamily Property Managers
City of Oakland Frequently Asked Questions for Businesses

Zero Waste
History of Procurement of Zero Waste Services in Oakland
City of Oakland Waste Prevention Tips