Deadline extended until November 10, 2015.  Enter now!




the Buy Back Recycling Center Hours will be

Tuesday - Saturday

9:00am - 4:30pm

Mandatory Recycling Ordinance for Alameda County


Alameda County Waste Management Authority Ordinance 2012-01 took effect in July 2012 and requires businesses generating four or more cubic yards of solid waste per week and all multi-family property owners (five units or more) to obtain a level of recycling service adequate for the amount of recyclables they generate.



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Union City Recycling Poster Contest

Deadline extended until November 10, 2015

There's still time to enter Union City's annual Recycling Poster Contest!  The deadline for entries has been extended to November 10, 2015.  The contest is open to any student grades K thru 12 who lives or attends school in Union City.  Winning entries will be selected based on creativity, imagination and the ability to inspire a healthy environment.  Posters must be a student's own original artwork; no digital art, please.  The maximum poster size is 11 inches by 17 inches.  One entry per artist.  Prizes will be awarded according to age group.  Contest particpants will be honored at a City Council meeting in January and winning entries will be featured in the UCLS Activity Guide.  Offical contest entry form is available at www.unioncity.org.

Tri-CED Holiday Schedule


Recycling and Yard Waste Curbside Service Holidays 2015


There will be NO curbside recycling or yard waste pick up on the following days:

January 1 - New Years Day

November 26 - Thanksgiving Day

December 25 - Christmas Day

If your pick up day falls on or after the Holiday, your service will be delayed by one day.


Cash for Cans


Tri-CED is a certified California Redemption Center. We pay for aluminum cans, plastic bottles, glass bottles, and containers that are labeled with the CRV symbol.

Buy Back Recycling Center

33377 Western Avenue Union City, CA 94587
(510) 471-3850

Effective September 1, 2015, new hours will be

Tuesday-Saturday 9:00 am-4:30 pm

Closed Sunday, Monday and major holidays.

Click here for more information about our Buy Back Recycling Center.