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Where to Recycle in San Francisco

Where to Recycle in San Francisco?

This is a GreenCitizen resource information page to help businesses and residents of San Francisco recycle properly and live a greener life.

GreenCitizen has always concerned itself with making every day Earth Day for the businesses and people we serve. Since 2005, we’ve offered business pickup services and drop-off locations for electronics recycling; secure, certified hard disk destruction; tape recycling and destruction; IT asset disposition; product destruction; and Styrofoam recycling. We are proud to have serviced over 20,000 businesses and over 250,000 individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area.

You will find recycling centers info of the nearest place for San Francisco residents and businesses to recycle the following items: electronics, automobile oils, batteries, construction materials, garden debris, glass, hazardous materials, household items, light bulbs, metals, paper, plastic bottles, paints, furniture, medicine, styrofoam, single-use alkaline batteries, mattresses, VHS, DVD and cassette.

San Francisco Recycling Centers

GreenCitizen has always been about making every day Earth Day for the businesses and people we serve. Since 2005, we’ve offered computer recycling business pickup services and electronics drop-off at our recycling center. We service businesses and residences within 40 miles from our location.

Since 2005, GreenCitizen has provided electronics recycling pickups from over one hundred businesses in the city of San Francisco.

Our Burlingame location is at
GreenCitizen Recycling Center/EcoCenter
1831 Bayshore Hwy, Suite 2
Burlingame, CA 94010
We're open Monday to Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM.

Our Burlingame center is more than an electronic recycling center for residential drop-offs and a place to schedule business pickups. It's also an EcoCenter where residents and businesses can learn actionable information about living a greener life and reducing damage to the Earth. We also offer secure, certified hard disk destruction; tape recycling and destruction; IT asset disposition; product destruction; and styrofoam recycling.

Unlike the Best Buy recycling drop-off, where you're limited to five items per household per day, there's no limit to what you can bring to GreenCitizen's recycling center. If it a computer or an electronic and,it runs on batteries or plugs in the wall if doesn't contain harmful chemicals or require a medical license to operate, chances are that we can help you recycle every item. Please check our list of what we can accept at our EcoCenter.

For business pickup, you can find more info on the business recycling pickup page.
For consumer drop-off, please check our recycling center to see list of acceptable items.
Cass Inc.
2730 Peralta St.
Oakland, CA 94607
510.893.6476
San Francisco Household Hazardous Waste Collection Site (SF Transfer Station)
501 Tunnel Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94134
415.330.1400

All Walgreens locations within San Francisco

Cole Hardware
956 Cole St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
415.753.2653
SF Hardware
512 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
415.552.1168
Progress Hardware
724 Irving St.
San Francisco, CA 94122
415.731.2038
Cliff’s Variety
479 Castro St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
415.431.5365
G Mazzei & Son Hardware
5166 3rd St.
San Francisco, CA 94124
415.822.2655
Associated Trucking
400 Paul Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94124
415.861.2149
OP Trucking CDI Operations
1901 Galvez Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94124
415.806.4380
City of San Francisco Green Waste Collection Program
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.355.3700
Please call for curbside collection program.
Golden Gate Disposal & Recycling
7th St & Berry St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
415.626.4000
Recology San Francisco Public Recycling and Disposal Drop Off
501 Tunnel Ave.
San Francisco CA 94134
415.330.1400
NexCycle
735 7th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94118
909.796.2210
NexCycle
2900 Alemany Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94112
909.796.2210
NexCycle
625 Monterey Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94127
909.796.2210
Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Facility
501 Tunnel Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94134
415.330.1405
Drop-off Hours: Th-Sa: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Goodwill Flagship Store
1580 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.575.2240
Goodwill Donation Center
580 Brannan St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
415.575.2145
Out of the Closet
1295 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.558.7176
Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Home Collection
501 Tunnel Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94134
415.330.1405
Peerless General Supply Co.
156 Leavenworth St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.673.2348
Cole Hardware, 9th St.
345 9th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.200.2154
Recology San Francisco Public Recycling and Disposal Drop Off
501 Tunnel Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94134
415.330.1400
Cole Hardware
2254 Polk St.
San Francisco, CA 94109
415.674.8913
Cole Hardware
70 4th St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.777.4400
Circosta Iron & Metal Company (CIMCO)
1801 Evans Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94124
415.282.8568
Golden Gate Disposal & Recycling
7th St & Berry St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
415.626.4000
Paper Rush
2372 Jerrold Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94124
415.282.2344
Sunset Scavenger
250 Executive Park Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94134
415.330.1300
Our Planet Recycling SF
531 Bayshore Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94124
415.866.6102
Recology San Francisco Public Recycling and Disposal Drop Off
501 Tunnel Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94134
415.330.1400
Pier 96 Buyback (Recology)
Pier 96
San Francisco CA 94124
415.621.6200
Foods Co #351 x rePlanet
345 Williams Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94124
877.737.5263
Kelly-Moore Paints
1020 Harrison St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.552.1143
Glidden Professional Paint
548 7th St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.863.7235
Sherwin-Williams
320 4th St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
415.495.5720
Kelly-Moore Paints
565 South Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
415.558.8925
Dunn-Edwards
750 Bryant St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
415.227.0359
Goodwill Donation Site
3605 Buchanan St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
415.575.2145
Goodwill
822 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA 94109
415.922.0405
Out of the Closet
1295 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.558.7176
Community Thrift Store
623 Valencia St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
415.861.4910
Tenderloin Police Station
301 Eddy St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.345.7300
CVS
731 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.243.0273
Community Behavioral Health Services
1380 Howard St., Suite 130
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.255.3659
Northern Police Station
1125 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
415.614.3400
Chinese Hospital Pharmacy
845 Jackson St.
San Francisco, CA 94133
415.982.2430
You can recycle clean Styrofoam (EPS Number 6 only) Monday to Saturday from 10 to 6 at:

GreenCitizen EcoCenter
1831 Bayshore HWY, Suite 2
Burlingame, CA 94010
650.493.8700 x103

You can also include Styrofoam in an electronics recycling pickup request with GreenCitizen.
Schedule a pickup here:
https://greencitizen.com/business-recycling-pickup-items/
Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Home Collection
501 Tunnel Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94134
415.330.1400

Residents of San Francisco can place household batteries in a sealed clear ziplock bag and place on top of the closed black landfill bin. Please tape both ends of all lithium batteries. For more information, please go to https://www.recology.com/recology-san-francisco/hazardous-waste/

Residents can drop off batteries at any Walgreens in San Francisco.
Recology San Francisco Transfer Station
501 Tunnel Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94134
415.330.1405
You can recycle your VHS, DVD, or cassettes Monday to Saturday from 10 to 6 at:

GreenCitizen Eco Center
1831 Bayshore HWY, Suite 2
Burlingame, CA 94010
650.493.8700 x103

You can also include VHS, DVD, and cassettes in an electronics recycling pickup request with GreenCitizen.
https://greencitizen.com/business-recycling-pickup-items/