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Refuse & Recycling Topic Listing

Welcome to the City's Zero Waste Programs & Services - Berkeley has a longstanding commitment to reducing and ultimately eliminating/diverting the waste that goes to landfills, and established one of the first municipal recycling programs in the nation. [more...]

Recycling Services - Split Cart Full and Tall [more...]

Residential Properties Recycling Services - Berkeley Recycling Program Now Includes All Plastic Containers PlasticContainers [more...]

Commercial Recycling Services - Commercial Recycling Services are provided for businesses and residential buildings with 10 or more units by the City of Berkeley. [more...]

Disposing of Used Motor Oil - Used motor oil can be cleaned and recycled directly into new lubricating oils. Disposing of it in sewers or garbage pollutes the land or Bay, and carries substantial fines. The oil and metal in oil filters can also be recycled. [more...]

Bulky Waste Pick-up Guidelines  - The City of Berkeley offers 1 Bulky Waste Pick-up per calendar year for single-family homes and multi-unit residential buildings up to 4 units. Advance appointments are required, and must be scheduled by the property owner. Bulky appointments are made for Wednesdays only. [more...]

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