Tassajara Curbside - Allied Waste

    Please Call: (925) 685-4711

    Pickup: Curbside recycling services for residences.

    Fees: Extra fee for on-call pickup services for CRTs and E-Waste (electronics/computers)

    General Info: Recyclables and yard waste are collected every other week on the same day as your garbage. The calendar for collection can be found on their website. Be sure the bin is visible to the driver. Place the bin at the curb the night before or by 5:30 a.m. on the day the recycling is to be collected.

    A recycling pickup for CRTs (computer monitors, TVs) is available for an extra fee that pays for disassembly and removal of hazardous materials. Additionally, up to 3 electronic waste items (computers, keyboards, etc.) without CRTs can be recycled curbside for an extra fee

    Hours: M-F 8am-5pm (Customer Service)

    Website: http://www.alliedwasteservicesofcontracostacounty.com/

    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    Glass
    This vendor handles:

  • Beer Bottles
  • Bottles - Glass: CRV
  • Bottles - Glass: Non-CRV
  • Glass Bottles: CRV
  • Glass Bottles: Non-CRV
  • Hazardous Material
    This vendor handles:

  • Motor Oil (Pour motor oil into clear plastic container with secure lid. Seal and place beside recycling bin. Maximum of 3 gallons per collection. Recommend calling ahead.)
  • Oil Filters (Call ahead. After removing the filter, drain the oil into the plastic container for recycling. Place the used filter in a heavy sealable plastic bag, such as a Ziploc freezer bag. Then place the sealed bag next to your recycling bin on the day of collection.)
  • Metal
    This vendor handles:

  • Aerosol Cans: Empty
  • Aluminum Cans: CRV
  • Aluminum Cans: Non-CRV
  • Aluminum Foil & Pans
  • Bi-Metal: CRV
  • Bi-Metal: Non-CRV
  • Spray Cans: Empty
  • Tin Cans
  • Organics
    This vendor handles:

  • Christmas Trees (Collected by Allied Waste: Natural trees only - flocked trees canít be recycled.)
  • Grass Clippings (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
  • Leaves (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
  • Sawdust (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
  • Straw/Hay (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
  • Wood Chips (Place in green waste/yard debris cart)
  • Wood Debris: Untreated (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
  • Wood Scraps: Untreated (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
  • Yard Trimmings (Place in green waste/yard debris cart.)
  • Paper
    This vendor handles:

  • Aseptic Packs / Drink Boxes
  • Cardboard
  • Catalogues / Magazines
  • Cereal Boxes
  • Chipboard
  • Drink Boxes / Aseptic packs
  • Envelopes - Reuse (Envelopes not suitable for reuse can be recycled with your mixed paper.)
  • Juice, Soy & Rice Milk Boxes
  • Junk Mail - Recycle
  • Magazines - Recycle
  • Milk Cartons: Paper
  • Newspaper
  • Paper Bags: Grocery / Kraft
  • Paper: Computer
  • Paper: Mixed
  • Paper: White
  • Paperboard
  • Telephone Books
  • Plastic
    This vendor handles:

  • #1 PETE Bottles: CRV
  • #1 PETE Bottles: Non-CRV (Narrow-neck Only)
  • #1 PETE Wide Mouth Container
  • #1-#7 Narrow-neck Bottles
  • #2 HDPE Bottles: CRV
  • #2 HDPE Bottles: Non-CRV (Narrow-neck Only)
  • #2 HDPE Wide Mouth Container
  • #4 LDPE Bottles: CRV
  • #4 LDPE Bottles: Non-CRV (Narrow-neck Only)
  • #4 LDPE Wide Mouth Container
  • #5 PP Wide Mouth Container
  • Bottles - Plastic: CRV
  • Bottles - Plastic: Non-CRV (Narrow-neck Only)
  • Buckets: #2 HDPE (Handles must be removed prior to placing buckets in recycling bin/cart)
  • Margarine Tubs: Wide Mouth
  • Milk Jugs: #2 HDPE
  • Plastic Bottles Narrow-neck: #1-#7
  • Plastic Bottles: CRV
  • Plastic Bottles: Non-CRV (Narrow-neck Only)
  • Water Bottles: #1 PETE - CRV
  • Water Jugs: #2 HDPE
  • Yogurt Cups: Wide Mouth Container
  • Special Materials
    This vendor handles:

  • Beverage Containers: Mixed (Narrow-neck Only)
  • Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) / Monitors (Call Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 to make arrangements. A recycling pickup is available for an additional fee.)
  • Computer Monitors: Non-working (Call Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 to make arrangements. A recycling pickup is available for an additional fee.)
  • Computer Peripherals: Scrap-Recycle (Call Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 to make arrangements. Up to 3 electronic waste items (computers, keyboards, etc.) can be recycled curbside for an additional fee.)
  • Computers: Scrap - Recycle (Call Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 to make arrangements. Up to 3 electronic waste items (computers, keyboards, etc.) can be recycled curbside for an additional fee.)
  • Electronics: Scrap - Recycle (Call Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 to make arrangements. Up to 3 electronic waste items (computers, keyboards, etc.) can be recycled curbside for an additional fee.)
  • Printers / Faxes: Scrap - Recycle (Call Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 to make arrangements. Up to 3 electronic waste items (computers, keyboards, etc.) can be recycled curbside for an additional fee.)
  • Televisions: Non-working (Call Allied Waste at 925-603-1144 to make arrangements. A recycling pickup is available for an additional fee.)


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If it is not recyclable, please assure that you dispose of material properly through your garbage collection company or a permitted Transfer Station or Landfill.  To report illegal dumping, call 1-800-NO-DUMPING.

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