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El Cerrito City Resources

City of El Cerrito

El Cerrito Recycling Center

West Contra Costa Integrated Waste Management Authority (WCCIWMA)

Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste

HHW cannot go in the garbage.

Tuesdays only HHW may be dropped off at the El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center.

Wednesday – Saturday only HHW may be dropped off at the West Contra Costa County Household Hazardous Waste Facility.

Other Resources


Protecting California’s environment and climate for the health and prosperity of future generations through the reduction, reuse and recycling of California resources, environmental education, disaster recovery and the transition from a disposable to a fully circular economy.


An online guide for reuse, repair, recycling, and safe disposal.

Plastic Film Recycling

Find a plastic film recycling drop off location near you.

Ink Cartridge Mail-in Recycling Program

Currently only 30% of ink cartridges are recycled. It’s estimated that over 375 million cartridges are thrown away each year! We want to keep these items out of landfills and you can help out at no cost to you with the Free Mail-in Ink Recycling Service. Just follow these steps:
  • Gather 4 or more empty or used ink cartridges.
  • Request a free shipping label from the
  • Place items in an envelope with the label attached.
  • Hand to your postal carrier.
  • All ink cartridges are accepted, regardless of their make, model, or condition.
Please note: No toner, LaserJet cartridges or drums are accepted.

East Bay Sanitary Route Maps

Coming soon!


We have been serving the El Cerrito Community for 80 years. The residents of El Cerrito can take pride in the fact that they are participating in a premier and cutting-edge waste management system and that East Bay Sanitary is working very hard to manage our resources and preserve our environment in the best ways possible.

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