Lamorinda Recycling Guide

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Materials Recycling Service Providers
  • Visit Republic Services for a list of appliance haulers
  • Elmwood Stationers
  • Ace Hardware in Lafayette
  • CVS in Lafayette
Car Batteries
  • Orinda Motors in Orinda
Cell Phones
Clothing and Shoes
  • Drop off box locations: Open 24/7, Campus California has collection bins throughout Lafayette (see Reusable Goods below)
Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFL’s)
  • Orchard Supply Hardware in Moraga
  • Valley Waste Management – Recycle by mail: lightbulb recycling kit ($19.95)
Hazardous Waste

In California it is illegal to dispose of hazardous materials in your bins or down storm drains, click here for a list of hazardous materials.

Ink & Toner Cartridges
  • Elmwood Stationers in Lafayette
  • United States Post Office in Lafayette
Medical Sharpss
  • Lafayette Fire Station
Motor Oil
  • Jiffy Lube in Lafayette
  • For free motor oil containers, call Valley Waste at (925) 935-8900
Reusable Goods: clothing, household goods, toys, working electronics, etc. Reuse & Clean Up Days: Twice a year you can conveniently donate reusable items curbside. You will receive a flyer two weeks before your scheduled pick-up day, or call Allied Waste at (925) 603-1144 for service dates.Non-profit Organizations: Donate clothing, household goods, electronics and more to nonprofits including:

Consignment Stores: Resell your unwanted items at consignment stores in Lafayette: Chameleon Consignment, Rosie’s Upscale Consignments, and They Grow So Fast.

Styrofoam Packing Peanuts
  • The UPS store in Lafayette
  • Big O Tires in Lafayette
  • Orinda Motors in Orinda
Wine Corks
  • Whole Foods in Lafayette
  • Beverages and More in Orinda