2022-2023 Holiday Tree Recycling Schedule: December 26, 2022 – January 13, 2023
Convenient and free pickup of holiday trees takes place on your regularly scheduled Compost service day, from the first work day after December 25th through the end of the second work week in January. All residences in Oakland, including apartments
Field Audit of Trash, Recycle, and Compost Containers Begins Nov 14, 2022
City of Oakland Climate Corp Fellows and hired consultants will conduct field audits of residents’ and business’s trash, compost and recycle containers during the week of November 14. Senate Bill 1383, the Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Reduction Act mandates that all
Be a part of change in Oakland!
Click here for information on our third cohort starting November 15, 2022. In the Spring of 2022, Oakland Recycles launched the 100 Change Makers program. The goal is to identify change makers in Oakland who will educate our community about
Forever Blue Recycle Carts Coming to a Neighborhood Near You
A small number of Oaklanders have received a new “forever blue” recycle cart. Over time, the forever blue carts and bins will be rolled out across Oakland. This new blue look aligns with a statewide requirement establishing blue as the
Keeping Compostables Out Of Trash Slows Climate Change
When compostable materials like food scraps, paper, and plant trimmings break down in landfills, they produce methane, a potent greenhouse gas and contributor to climate change. You help fight climate change by putting food scraps and plant debris in your
Spring cleaning and don’t have anymore space in your carts?
To prevent overflow, use the available extra compost, recycle and trash services. For extra plant debris: Tie or bundle branches (must be less than 4’ long and 6” across); Use large paper gardening bags available at most hardware stores; Use