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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 Closing

The Recycling Center in Walnut Creek will be permanently closed on Sunday, September 28, 2014.


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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Diversions Newsletter

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


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Learn how to get involved with your community!

There are several Sustainability Networks throughout Central Contra Costa. These Networks work individually within their community, together throughout the County, and with the CCCSWA and other local organizations on projects, events and outreach efforts. Click here for more information.

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Multi-Family Recycling

If you live in or manage a residential premise (apartment or condominium) that has a shared garbage and recycling service, that is considered a "Multi-Family" complex.  

IMPORTANT NEW REQUIREMENTS! New California State Regulation (AB 341) requires multi-family complexes with 5 or more units to provide for recycling.


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