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Location, Hours & Services

IMPORTANT UPDATE

Road Closure on Shoreway Road.

Starting March 2, 2022, access to the Shoreway Environmental Center from Holly Street to Shoreway Road will be closed for construction. Please use Ralston Avenue or Twin Dolphin Drive to Cormorant Drive to get to Shoreway. Construction will take place on Shoreway Road for most of 2022. Check our website for latest updates.

All visitors are required to wear a face-covering and observe all local mandated physical distancing measures while on site.

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What Do You Need to Drop Off?

Tell us what you need to drop off and we’ll let you know where it goes! Scroll through the list of items below or type in the search field below. Not finding what you’re looking for? Drop us a note!

ITEMDROP-OFF LOCATIONQTY LIMITCOST
Aerosols, including Spray PaintSan Mateo County HHW Facility-Free for households only
Animal waste - NOT ACCEPTEDPlace in garbage--
Asphalt RoofingTransfer Station-$131.00 per ton
Batteries (Car)Public Recycling Center-Free for households only
Batteries (Household)Public Recycling Center-Free for households only
Car Tire with rimsTransfer Station$18.00 each
Car Tire without rimsTransfer Station$13.00 each
Cardboard (large sized or excess)Public Recycling CenterFree for households only
Cell PhonesPublic Recycling Center-Free for households only
Clean Commercial & Residential Green WasteTransfer Station-$50.00 per cubic yard (minimum charge is $50/load)
Clean Construction & Demolition DebrisTransfer Station-$49.00 per cubic yard (minimum charge is $49/load)
Clean WoodTransfer Station-$50.00 per yard
Commercial & Residential GarbageTransfer Station-$49.00 per cubic yard (minimum charge is $49/load)
Cooking Oil (Home Generated ONLY)Public Recycling Center15 gallonsFree for households only
Dead AnimalsPlease call 650-340-7022 ext. 603 and leave a message.--
Dirt, Concrete, & Like MaterialsTransfer Station-$119.00 per ton
Electronics (Computers, Computer Monitors, TVs, Copiers, Faxes, VCRs and Other Consumer Electronics)Public Recycling Center-Free for households only
Fluorescent Lights (Tubes, CFLs, etc...)Public Recycling CenterMaximum 6 tubes and less than 6 feet.Free for households only
Large Appliances (dishwasher, stove, etc...)Transfer Station$18.00 each
Mattresses (residential)Transfer Station5 mattressesFree of charge
Mattresses (commercial)Transfer Station-$16.00 each
MicrowavePublic Recycling Center-Free for households only
Paint (Latex & Oil-Based with Original Labels)Public Recycling Center10 gallonsFree for households only
Propane Tanks - NOT ACCEPTEDSan Mateo County HHW FacilityFree for households only
Refrigerator with proof of Freon evacuatedTransfer Station$28.00 each
Refrigerator without proof of Freon evacuatedTransfer Station$53.00 each
Scrap MetalPublic Recycling Center-Free for households only
Sharps/Needles (Must Be in Sealed Container)Public Recycling Center-Free for households only
Small Appliances (Items With a Power Cord That Do Not Contain Fuel, Batteries, or Refrigerants)Public Recycling Center-Free for households only
SofaTransfer Station-$30.00 each (sectionals are charged by section)
Used Motor AntifreezePublic Recycling Center10 gallonsFree for households only
Used Motor OilPublic Recycling Center10 gallonsFree for households only
Used Motor Oil FiltersPublic Recycling Center-Free for households only
Motorcycle Tire with rimsTransfer Station$15.00 each
Motorcycle Tire without rimsTransfer Station$13.00 each
Truck Tire with rimsTransfer Station$33.00 each
Truck Tire without rimsTransfer Station$29.00 each

Where is the Shoreway Environmental Center?

Address: 333 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94070 – Use Gate #1 to Enter to either the Transfer Station or Public Recycling Center


When is the Shoreway Environmental Center Open?

Public Recycling Center

Monday – Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day

Note: The buyback portion of the Public Recycling Center (PRC) remains closed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For alternate local buyback locations, please visit RecycleStuff.org.

Transfer Station

Monday – Friday: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day

Click here for list of current rates.