Garbage, Recycling and Composting

The City of Union City is committed to protecting the environment and recognizes the importance of recycling, composting and proper waste disposal practices. To preserve and protect the beauty and health of the community, Union City Recycles (the City) partners with our franchise service providers Republic Services and Tri-CED Community Recycling to offer a variety of recycling and other waste reduction programs to assist residents and businesses in efforts to do the right thing.

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Helpful Contact Numbers

Republic Services and Tri-CED Community Recycling are Union City’s exclusive franchise service providers. Just moved to a new home? Need to start garbage and recycling service? Plan to load up the truck and self-haul material to the transfer station?  Here are some important names and numbers. 

Republic Services logo

Republic Services
42600 Boyce Road
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 657-3500

  • To request trash service
  • To report a missed collection
  • To schedule a bulky item pickup
  • To order a different sized collection cart

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Alameda County 
Household Hazardous Waste 
Drop-off Facility
41149 Boyce Road
Fremont, CA
(800) 606-6606
map and details

Wednesday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm
Saturday , 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

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Tri-CED Community Recycling
33377 Western Avenue
Union City, CA 94587
(510) 429-8030

  • To order a recycling or organics cart
  • To report a missed collection
  • Questions about what goes where?
  •  Buyback of CRV bottles and cans

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City of Union City
Recycling & Solid Waste Manager
(510) 675-5466

  • For general comments about trash and recycling services in Union City
  • Questions about refuse and recycling charges on your property tax statement
  • Questions about City's Solid Waste Ordinance

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Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 
41149 Boyce Road
Fremont, CA
(510) 252-0500

Monday thru Sat., 8 am until 5 pm
Closed Sunday and major holidays

  • Accepts self-hauled waste

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1537 Webster Street
Oakland, CA  94612
Office: (510) 891-6500

StopWaste helps Alameda County’s businesses, residents and schools waste less, recycle more and use water, energy and other resources efficiently. Lots of good information on their website.

Find out where to recycle anything!

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