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El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center

Contact Information

7501 Schmidt Ln.
94530 El Cerrito, CA

Drop-Off Location

7501 Schmidt Ln.
94530 El Cerrito, CA
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Drop-off Hours: 

February 2 - October 31: M - F 8- 5:45 & Sa/Su 9 - 4:45
November 1 - February 1 (Winter Hours): M-F 8- 4:45 & Sa/Su 9 - 4:45

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Hours* [*For RecycleMore Service Area residents only: El Cerrito, Hercules, Pinole, Richmond, San Pablo and unincorporated County areas within those cities (i.e. El Sobrante, North Richmond, Tara Hills, Rollingwood, East Richmond Heights, Bayview, Montalvin Manor).]
Tuesdays 9am - 4 pm (closed for lunch 12 - 12:30)


This is a drop-off site only. They accept most curbside recycling materials The Recycling Center is also home to a free, community book exchange. The Onsite Donation Trailer accepts accepts a variety of reusable and gently-used materials.

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