Eureka Recycling Center

Location & Hours  
1059 West Hawthorne Street, Eureka - located next to the transfer station (view map)
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm
Sunday 10am - 4pm
Phone: (707) 268-8680
Eureka Recycling Center PAYS the CRV* buy-back rate for the following items:
CRV Glass, Aluminum, Plastic and Bi-Metal Bottles and Cans

*California Redemption Value (CRV) refers to the state fee placed on certain beverage containers that is refunded when the containers are recycled. CRV values are set by state law.

2015 CRV CA Redemption BUYBACK (Effective January 1, 2016)
Please Note: There are no longer rates for commingled materials.

Material Segregated Rate/lb
Aluminum $1.57
Glass $0.104
#1 PET Plastic $1.21
Bi-Metal $0.34
#2 HDPE (high density polyethylene) $0.58
Other Plastics Segregated Rate/lb
#3 PVC (Vinyl) $0.56
#4 LDPE (low density polyethylene) $2.08
#5 PP (polypropylene) $0.54
#6 PS (polystyrene) $5.52
#7 Other (pouches & unspecified resins) $0.32
REFUND payment by size of container: less than 24 oz: $0.05/container
greater than or equal to 24 oz: $0.10/container
Drop off the following items for FREE  
#1 - #7 Plastic Containers & Bottles (non-CRV), Wine Bottles, Glass Jars, Aluminum Foil/Formed Containers, Tin, Steel Cans, Scrap Metal, Cardboard & Paper Bags, Magazines, Chipboard, Cereal/Snack Boxes, Home/Office Paper, Newspaper, Softcover Books, Telephone Books, Fluorescent Tubes (4 ft. max) and Compact Fluorescent Lights*, (up to 10 lights/trip. Household program), Used Oil and Oil Filters (up to 15 gallons/trip. Household program), HID Lights (up to 3/trip), household batteries (alkaline and rechargeable)
Drop off the following items for a CHARGE  
Appliances containing Freon (e.g. refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers)
(fee also applies to units drained of freon)
$20.00 each
Appliances without freon (e.g. washers, dryers, water heaters, oil-filled radiator style heaters) Free
Large Commercial Appliances with Freon $65.00 each
Hard-Bound books $0.05 per lb
Television and Computer monitors $2.00 each
Other electronic waste (microwaves, computer towers, keyboards, mice, cell phones, VCRs/DVDs, stereos excluding speakers, electronic ballasts)
(including items with circuit boards, digital displays, wires. DOES NOT include most heaters, toasters, dehumidifiers, fans, vacuums, power tools or speakers, electric space heaters)
$0.05 per lb
Fluorescent tubes (first 10 tubes FREE; over 10, fee applies) $.20 per foot
Compact fluorescent lights, U-tubes $1.00 each
HID lights(first 3 lights FREE; over 3, fee applies) $2.50 each