Waste Collection Programs & Services

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

Did you know California's Organics Reduction & Recycling Law, Senate Bill (SB) 1383, is now in effect? Click here to learn more about SB 1383

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Helpful Contact Information

Republic Services and Tri-CED Community Recycling are Union City’s exclusive franchise collection service providers. Just moved to a new home and need to start recycle, compost, and landfill (garbage) services? Need to schedule a bulky item collection? Plan to load up the truck and self-haul material to the transfer station? Please refer to the information listed below for key organizations that will be able to assist you.

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

  • Start or adjust landfill (garbage) bin/cart collection services
  • Start or adjust recycle or compost bin services
  • Start roll-off box service
  • Request free technical assistance to start/improve your waste collection program
  • Report a missed collection
  • Schedule a bulky item collection

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

  • Start or adjust recycle or compost cart services
  • Request a food scraps kitchen pail
  • Report a missed collection
  • Request free technical assistance to start/improve your waste collection program
  • Buyback of CRV bottles and cans

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City of Union City
Recycling & Solid Waste Division (Union City Recycles)
(510) 675-5433

  • General comments about recycle, compost, and landfill collection services in Union City
  • Questions about landfill and recycle 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 materials

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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 better, and use water, energy and other resources efficiently. StopWaste also partners with Union City Recycles to support businesses, residents, and schools in meeting State and local mandated recycling goals. 

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