Drop-off Recycling

man dumps plastic bottles

For quick and convenient drop-off of recyclables, come to Berkeley Recycling on the corner of Gilman and Second Streets in Berkeley.

 Face coverings and Social distancing required.

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4PM Saturday 8:30am 4pm

Please prepare recyclables for drop-off before you arrive. To learn how, see our Materials Prep page.

Materials that may be dropped-off for recycling



Glass bottles and jars, sorted by color

Note that window glass, pyrex, drinking glasses cannot be recycled at Berkeley Recycling.


Miscellaneous materials

Household Hazardous Waste

What is it? Household Hazardous Wastes (HHW) are products that contain harmful chemicals which, if put in the trash, may harm people or the environment.  HHW may contain corrosive chemicals that can cause burns, as well as toxic metals like cadmium and lead. Selected HHW can be dropped off at Berkeley Recycling.

What you can drop off at Berkeley Recycling

Only specific household hazardous wastes are accepted at Berkeley Recycling including:

What You Can Drop Off at Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste

Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste facilities accept the following additional materials:

For more information, please see Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste