Alameda

Recyclables & Organics Collection Programs

Recycling is now mandatory in Alameda County. Visit RecyclingRulesAC.org for details.

For help making the most of our recyclables and organics programs, review the Publications & Resources page and contact us. We have representatives available who will visit your business to conduct a waste assessment, make service suggestions, and help train employees.
Commercial businesses are eligible to have up to 96 gallons of recyclables AND 96 gallons of organics service per week for no additional charge. Below charts are for additional recyclables/organics service.
Below rates effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
Commercial Recyclables or Organics Bin Service: Weekly Collection Frequency
Commercial Recyclables or Organics Cart Service: Weekly Collection Frequency
Cart/ Bin Service level changes in excess of once in a twelve month period – $20.31
Cart replacement in excess of once in a twelve month period – $53.00

 

Special Pickups, Same-Day Service, or Non-Collection Day
Locks, Keys, Hasps – $32.17
Steam Cleaning – Per Cleaning – $113.83
Restart fee for services reduced due to non-payment of account – $140.34
Service level changes in excess of once in a twelve month period – $22.98
Cart replacement in excess of once in a twelve month period – $59.97
Above rates are effective July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018.

Looking for general program information?

Interested in becoming a certified Green Business?

Need information about Alameda County’s Mandatory Recycling Ordinance?