Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

  1. Take your own bag or box to the supermarket or re-use plastic shopping bags.
  2. Use Rechargeable batteries.
  3. Use Tupperware® or other re-usable containers instead of disposables.
  4. Buy products made from recycled materials.
  5. Recycle as much as possible.


Residential Collections:

CWS contracts with cities to collect recyclable materials left curbside from residential areas and small businesses. Our courteous and safe drivers operate a fleet of state-of-the-art, automated trucks that move through residential areas with as little disruption as possible.

Please visit the programs page for information on specific residential programs and services that vary by city.

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Commercial Collections

CWS provides private clients in selected areas with cost-effective, on-site recyclables storage and collections tailored to individual needs and circumstances. CWS delivers empty and picks up full roll-off boxes through customized scheduling and on-call pick up. Commercial clients have a dedicated account executive available to their business needs. Collection vehicles are radio dispatched and GPS tracked for rapid response.

Collected materials include all general recyclable materials including: paper, envelopes, file folders, newspaper, magazines, junk mail, cardboard, cans, glass, plastic, metal, wood, and Styrofoam. These materials can come from single-stream and source-separated programs.

CWS also collects debris, construction and demolition (C&D) waste, refuse, and compost, organic material such as green waste and food scraps. CWS Commercial Collections Division serves the entire Bay Area with many fee-structure options. As an additional service, CWS can help design and set up in-house recycling programs.

CWS also collects debris; construction and demolition (C&D) waste; refuse; and, compostable organic material such as green waste and food scraps.

CWS Commercial Collections is provided in selected areas of the Bay area with many fee structure options. As an additional service, CWS can help to design and set–up in-house Recycling Programs.



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