HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM to 4 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 4:45 PM
El Cerrito is noteworthy for its modern recycling center, Where Recycling is a Pleasure
. The facility is a model for other communities to replicate the process and the steps
that led to its construction. Please also take a look at a video
that includes the grand opening celebration as well as some interesting information.
Master Fee Schedule
New fees go into effect on July 1st of each year. View or download the MASTER FEE SCHEDULE for the Recycling + Environmental Resource Center (PDF). Please note: Fees for OESD start at item #4.
The Center offers community members a convenient way to reduce their environmental footprint. The Center is a one-stop shop for reuse and recycling. It’s also the hub of El Cerrito’s environmental programs and activities, from energy efficiency and climate action to urban greening. As a LEED facility that features a zero-net energy building, recycled rain-water catchment, rain gardens, native plantings and reused building materials, the Center is a living model of sustainability.