Compost creates healthier soil for your garden, plansts, and landscaping. Healthy soil uses water more efficiently, It allows water to flow through to the roots of plants, retains water in the soil longer, and reduces runoff which causes erosion. Close the loop on your organics recycling by using the finished compost made from your local yard waste and food scraps collected at curbside.
Compost is available FREE for pick-up in West Contra Costa County.
This is self-service only. Be sure to bring your container and shovel to load the material yourself. While supplies last. Giveaway will not be available if days fall on holidays. Valid identification is required.
FOR RESIDENTS OF WEST CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
(Richmond, San Pablo, Hercules, Pinole, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Kensington, Crockett, Rodeo, Port Costa, Tormey, and Briones)
Date: First Wednesday of Each Month
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pick-up Location: West County Resource Recovery (WCRR) Facility, 101 Pittsburg Ave., Richmond, CA
Limit: 2 Cubic Yards
Link to Flyer
For more information, please contact Republic Services at (510) 231-4200.
FOR RESIDENTS & BUSINESSES OF EL CERRITO
Date: Every Third Saturday of the Month
Time: Sunup to Sundown
Pick-up Location: Upper Cerrito Vista Park, 7007 Moeser Ln, El Cerrito, CA 94530 (Adjacent to the Tennis Courts. Entrance off of Avis Drive)
Limit: 5 Cubic Yards
Link to Website
For more information, please contact the City of El Cerrito at (510) 215-4350 or email: [email protected].