Transfer Station

Due to the Coronavirus, our Buy Back Center is temporarily closed and will reopen when the Shelter In Place is lifted.


Our Transfer Station will remain open for dumping Seven days a week from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

The Transfer Station and Recycling Center are open seven days a week from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The Transfer Station and Recycling Center are located at 3110 Busch Rd., Pleasanton (click here to get driving instructions). The Transfer Station and Recycling Center will be closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Presidents Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

The Pleasanton Transfer Station accepts all non-hazardous solid waste. The fees for disposing of most items are outlined below. Hard to handle items may be charged at a higher rate. In addition, heavy materials such as dirt, concrete, sod, rock, ect. will be weighed and charged by the ton.

Effective January 1, 2016, rates for Pleasanton residents are based on $12.00 per cubic yard with a minimum charge of $9.00. Customers will be asked to show their drivers license or a copy of their Pleasanton Garbage Service bill to verify City of Pleasanton residency.

Rates for non-Pleasanton residents are based on $35.00 per cubic yard with a one-yard minimum.

Commercial customers (in town or out of town) may dump at our facility. Our rates are based on $35.00 per cubic yard or $139.00 per ton. Commercial customers may apply for an account if qualifying criteria is met (download application here).

The Recycling Center pays for the following materials if they have the California Redemption Value (CRV). All rates paid are set by the State of California:

  • Aluminum Cans
  • Tin Cans (Bi Metal)
  • Glass Bottles
  • Plastic Bottles and Jugs (PET)
  • Clear Water Jugs (HDPE)

The Pleasanton Transfer Station now accepts Visa and Mastercard.

Electronic waste such as televisions, computers, monitors, VCR, printers, fax machines are accepted for recycling at our Pleasanton Transfer Station. The gatekeeper will direct you to a separate drop-off area. Fees are based on the item(s) brought to us.

Go Green Initiative interns took the 360 camera to their local Material Recovery Facility (MRF), owned by Pleasanton Garbage Service, to learn more about what happens to their recycling once it leaves the curb. It was not what they expected! Tune in to see the people and the machines that make recycling possible.