Recyclables & Organics Service

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, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

For FEL box dimensions, please click here.

Commercial Recyclables or Organics Bin Service: Weekly Collection Frequency
Container Size (Cubic Yards)1 Pick Up per Week2 Pick Up per Week3 Pick Up per Week4 Pick Up per Week5 Pick Up per Week6 Pick Up per Week
1$134.28$271.24$410.88$553.21$698.23$845.95
1.5$201.42$406.85$616.34$829.84$1,047.35$1,268.92
2$268.56$542.48$821.78$1,106.45$1,396.48$1,691.87
3$402.83$813.71$1,232.67$1,659.68$2,094.72$2,537.84
4$537.11$1,084.96$1,643.53$2,212.90$2,792.96$3,383.78
5$671.37$1,356.17$2,055.37$2,766.09$3,491.20$4,229.70
6$805.67$1,627.43$2,465.30$3,319.32$4,189.43$5,075.65
7$939.93$1,898.67$2,876.19$3,872.53$4,887.66$5,921.58
Commercial Recyclables or Organics Cart Service: Weekly Collection Frequency
Cart Size (Gallons)1 Pick Up per Week2 Pick Up per Week3 Pick Up per Week4 Pick Up per Week5 Pick Up per Week6 Pick Up per Week
32$31.41 $62.82 $94.23 $125.64 $157.05 $188.46
64$54.08 $108.14 $162.21 $216.29 $270.35 $324.42
96$77.04 $154.10 $231.14 $308.18 $385.23 $462.28
Special Pickups, Same-Day Service, or Non-Collection Day
Container SizeMaximum Rate Per Collection
32 Gallon$11.63
64 Gallon$23.46
96 Gallon$35.22
1 Cubic Yard$66.37
1.5 Cubic Yard$99.53
2 Cubic Yard$132.72
3 Cubic Yard$199.08
4 Cubic Yard$265.43
5 Cubic Yard$331.80
6 Cubic Yard$398.15
7 Cubic Yard$464.50
Additional Service Rate
Locks, Keys, Hasps$35.79
Steam Cleaning - Per Cleaning$126.65
Restart Fee for services reduced due to non-payment of account.$156.14
Service level changes in excess of once in a twelve month period.$25.57
Cart Replacement in excess of once in a twelve month period.$66.72

Click here to download a printable version of 2020 – 2021 rates.

Above rates are effective July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021.

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