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Bulky Item - City

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Disposal Vouchers

Free HHW disposal

      For Senior & Disabled

Free Mattress Drop Off

Free Compost Giveaway

Love North Richmond (for Seniors & Disabled)

Richmond Tool Library / Mobile Tool Library

Richmond Love your Block

Richmond Grows Seed Lending Library

 

BULKY ITEM - CITY
(Single-family & Duplex Households)

Each calendar year, Republic Services' residential customers may request two (2) FREE on-call pick ups, of which one (1) can be used for bulky items. of up to three (3) eligible bulky items. 

On-call pick ups include:

  • Up to fifteen (15) 35-gallon bags of non-hazardous residential household trash, or ALL yard wastes only.
  • Up to three (3) eligible bulky items which can include up to five (5) E-waste as one (1) bulky item.

Contact: Republic Services
Phone: 510-262-7100

 

(Multi-family Dwellings with 3-19 Units Only)

Each calendar year, you may request one (1)  FREE on-call pick up of up to two (2) eligible bulky items. Interested residents are recommended to contact their building owner or manager to schedule a pick-up. Collections may be scheduled for individual units, or combined to serve multiple units on the same day.

Program guidelines: 

  • Property manager or owner must complete a participation form prior to scheduling and call (510) 262-7100 to schedule a collection.
  • Two (2) items per collection per apartment unit per year at no cost.
  • May substitute five E-waste items for one bulky item.

Contact: Republic Services
Phone: 510-262-7100
Website: www.richmondenvironment.org

 

BULKY ITEM - COUNTY
(Single-family & Duplex Households)

Each calendar year, Republic Services' residential customers living in North Richmond may request two (2) FREE on-call pick ups of bagged clean-ups, and one (1) FREE on-call pick up of one (1) eligible bulky item. 

On-call pick ups include:

  • Two (2) bagged clean-ups per year of up to fifteen (15) 35-gallon bags of non-hazardous residential household trash, or ALL yard wastes only.
  • One (1) eligible bulky item which can include up to five (5) E-waste as one (1) bulky item.

Contact: Republic Services
Phone: 510-262-7100

 

$60 DISPOSAL VOUCHERS OR BULKY ITEM PICK UP

Each calendar year, North Richmond residents may request up to twelve (12) $5 vouchers, for a total value of up to $60 in a year. Vouchers can only be used at the Golden Bear Transfer Station. Available only to residents living in the North Richmond Mitigation Funding Area (Map).

Instead of vouchers, Republic Services' residential customers may request an additional FREE bulky item pick up. For details and limitations click the applicable link below.

Printable Forms:

Online Form:

Prescreening Form for Bulky Item Pick-Up or Disposal Vouchers

Contact: Janie Holland, Prevention Services Coordinator
Phone: 510-412-9290
E-mail: jholland@communityhdc.org

 

FREE HHW (HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE) DISPOSAL

Hazardous waste & electronic waste (like TVs, printers, paint, sharps and oils) contain toxic chemicals that cannot be disposed of in the trash. These materials can be dropped off by North Richmond residents at the West County HHW facility for FREE. For more information on eligible items, call (888) 412-9277 or visit their website.

Address: 101 Pittsburg Ave (off Fred Jackson Way in North Richmond)
Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm, Wednesday-Saturday (closed 12:00-12:30pm)

 

FOR SENIOR & DISABLED PERSONS

North Richmond Seniors age 60 and older or disabled persons are eligible for FREE pickup of household hazardous waste. Limited to two pick-ups per year & pick-ups must be scheduled in advance. Call to schedule one today.

To learn more, view the flier by clicking here.

Phone: (888) 412-9277

 

FREE Mattress Drop-off

Starting February 1, 2019, Mattresses and box springs can be dropped off by North Richmond residents.  Please bring proper identification or utility bill with address of household generating the items. Free drop-off is not available to businesses, but items can be taken to the Golden Bear Transfer Station (1 Parr Blvd. Richmond) for a  fee.  For more information about mattress and box spring recycling, contact Republic Services recycling center at the phone number below. 

Only whole mattresses and box springs accepted. Items that are NOT accepted:

  • Parts of or partial mattresses or box springs

  • Excessively wet, damaged, or soiled mattresses or mattresses with bed bugs

  • Fold out sofa beds or futons

  • Waterbeds

  • Car beds

  • Air mattresses, sleeping bags, pillows, mattress toppers or other furniture

Address: 101 Pittsburg Ave (off Fred Jackson Way in North Richmond)
Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm, Wednesday-Saturday (closed 12:00-12:30pm)
Phone: (510) 231-4200

 

FREE Compost Giveaway

West County households can pick-up 2 cubic yards of compost for free. Close the loop on your organics recycling by using the finished compost made right here in Richmond. This is self-service only, please bring your own bag, bin or bucket, and shovel to load the material. Valid identification is required. For questions or additional information please call Republic Services at the phone number below.

Address: 101 Pittsburg Ave (off Fred Jackson Way in North Richmond)
Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm, First Wednesdays of the month
Phone: (510) 231-4200

 

Love North Richmond

We may assist seniors and disabled North Richmond residents with trash removal and yard maintenance using tools from the Richmond Tool Library or Mobile Tool Lending Library. We may also provide assistance with other labor if supplies are provided by owner (for example, paint for painting a fence).

Contact: Stephanie Ny
Phone:
510-620-6563
E-mail:
stephanie_ny@ci.richmond.ca.us

 

RICHMOND TOOL LIBRARY / MOBILE TOOL LIBRARY

FREE tool rentals for North Richmond residents & volunteer projects

North Richmond Mobile Tool Lending Library: FREE tool rentals on wheels –we’ll come to you!

View the tool inventory by clicking here!

Hours:   Monday 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
              Wednesday  3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
              Friday  1:00 pm –  5:00 pm
Address: 3230 Macdonald Ave, Richmond, CA 94804
Phone: 510-620-5546
E-mail:
Toollibrary@ci.richmond.ca.us
Website:
http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/3254/Richmond-Tool-Library

 

RICHMOND LOVE YOUR BLOCK

Grants up to $5,000 are available to support organizational programming and/or projects that make use of the CSD’s aquatic centers, community centers, parks, and the convention center and can encompass programming around youth sports leagues and teams, special events, educational forums and classes, recreational classes, stipends, CSD facility rental fee payments, and overall community enrichment.

Contact: Stephanie Ny
Phone: 510-620-6563
E-mail: stephanie_ny@ci.richmond.ca.us
Website: http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/3107/Love-Your-Block
Facebook: @richmondloveyourblock
Instagram: @richmondloveyourblock

 

RICHMOND GROWS SEED LENDING LIBRARY

FREE seed exchange - take seeds, give seeds

Address: Richmond Public Library, 325 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA 94804
E-mail: richmondgrows@gmail.com
Website: http://www.richmondgrowsseeds.org/

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City & County Mitigation Fee Staff Contacts

City of Richmond
Lori Reese-Brown
510-620-6869

Contra Costa County
Justin Sullivan
925-674-7812

This website and related Mitigation Fee Expenditure Plan Programs is funded jointly by the City of Richmond & Contra Costa County