Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority

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Help reduce waste to our landfills! Use our Recycling Wizard to locate a wide range of waste prevention and recycling services to the residents of Central Contra Costa County to reduce waste and save money.

Start slowly typing a material type and select from the offered options to query the database.

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Tell us how we can better serve you! Send us e-mail whether you have a question, or simply want to share your concerns and suggestions.

Soilsaver Compost Bin


From free composting workshops to discounted compost bins and an Allied Waste bill reduction, CCCSWA has all the resources for you to start composting.

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Recycling Center in Walnut Creek has Closed

The Recycling Center in Walnut Creek has permanently closed. For other local options for recycling, please click here.


For more information regarding the closure, please contact Lois Courchaine at (925) 906-1801, ext. 107


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2015 New Franchise Agreements

In March 2015, new 10-year contracts with garbage and recycling companies will go into effect. The CCCSWA will be transitioning into a single Franchise Agreement with Republic Services (aka Allied Waste Services) for the collection, transfer and disposal of residential and commercial garbage, recycling and organics services, along with the commercial food recycling services. Mt. Diablo Recycling will hold the Franchise Agreement for the processing of residential and commercial recyclable materials.  To view the new agreements, please click here.


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Diversions Newsletter

Fall 2014 Residential Diversions Newsletter, please click here for tips about reducing food waste.


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Battery Recycling

Common household battery recycling where residents can dispose of their spent batteries at no cost. Click here to see a list of our local retailers that provide free household battery collection.

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