City Of San Leandro City Of San Leandro City of San Leandro
Public Information Office
City Hall
835 East 14th Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: 510.577.3351
Fax: 510.577.3340


Subject :

San Leandro Hosts Free Holiday Lights Recycling Event
Contact : Tonya Richardson    510-577-6026

SAN LEANDRO, CA: The City of San Leandro Recycling Program is hosting its third annual free holiday lights recycling event from November 19, 2018 through January 11, 2019. Holiday lights in working or non-working condition are being accepted Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Public Works Service Center, located at 14200 Chapman Road.The event is open to San Leandro residents only.

It can take up to 1,000 years for landfilled holiday lights to breakdown.Recycling non-working holiday lights is a great opportunity to make the switch to LED lights, which last longer, and are more energy efficient and durable. Residents are encouraged to bring in their working and/or non-working light strands of all lengths and colors. Collection bins are located in the lobby of the Public Works Service Center. Lights should be free of all bags, binding and packaging. Extension cords, Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs), pre-lit trees, wreaths and garland are not accepted.

WHAT: Holiday Lights Recycling Event

WHEN: Monday, November 19, 2018 – Friday, January 11, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Public Works Service Center, 14200 Chapman Road, San Leandro, CA 94578

For more information, visit or call the City’s Recycling Hotline at 510-577-6026.

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