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City of Oakland: Environmental Services Division

Serves Oakland - http://www.oaklandrecycles.com
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What's in this profile?

Everything you need to know to become an informed recycler in Oakland. Scan the summaries to the left then click the links to the company or agency's website for more detailed information.

Curbside Quick Reference

Plastic #1 - PETEPlastic #2 - HDPEPlastic #3 - VPlastic #4 - LDPEPlastic #5 - PPPlastic #6 - PSPlastic #7 - OtherAluminumCardboardPaperSteel

Drop Off Quick Reference

Recyclable Plastics

Containers #1-#7 such as detergent/bleach boxes & bottles, juice bottles, salad dressing bottles, shampoo bottles, and water jugs.

Recyclable Paper

Boxes, Carbonless paper, Cardboard, Catalogs and junk mail, Cereal boxes, Computer Paper, Egg cartons, Magazines, Milk cartons, Newspaper, Paper towel & toilet paper tubes, and Phone books.

What's Recyclable? http://www.stopwaste.org/home/index.asp?page=36 (select Oakland from the "What can I Recycle Curbside?" dropdown menu)
http://www.oaklandpw.com/Page303.aspx
Service Area Maps http://www.oaklandpw.com/AssetFactory.aspx?did=805
Other Notes

The city has a green cart service that can be used for food scraps—see http://www.oaklandpw.com/Page301.aspx.

Plastic bags are NOT recyclable in Oakland's Gray Cart program.

Phone 510-238-SAVE
Address 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 5301
Oakland, CA 94612
Last Updated 2011-03-20 19:00:06

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