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Operations + Environmental Services Division
The Operations + Environmental Services Division (OESD) is the primary steward of the City's valuable public infrastructure, including parks, natural areas, facilities, and recycling operations. Its responsibilities include developing and managing operations, programs and policies that maintain and improve environmental quality in the City.

Recycling Center Hours of Operation: 

   -  November 1st to February 1st - the yard is open 8 am to 4.45 pm
   -  February 2nd to October 31st -the yard is open 8 am to 5.45 pm
   -  On Saturdays and Sundays - the yard is open 9 am to 4.45 pm
   -  Holiday Closures are listed on the Drop-off Recycling page linked below

The OESD Division also directly manages and operates the City's award-winning Recycling + Environmental Resource Center, curbside recycling collection program, other City solid waste programs, and events:  Earth Day,  Citywide Garage Sale (in the Spring and/or Fall), Annual Compost Give-Away, and FREE E-Waste Collection.  Please use the SEARCH function within the Citywide Calendar to find event dates or call us for more information at 215-4350.

Public Works Dept.
Yvetteh Ortiz
Public Works Director/City Engineer

Engineering Division
Melissa Tigbao
Manager/Senior Engineer

Encroachment Permits
& Street Improvement Requests

Paving, ADA, Traffic
City Hall
10890 San Pablo Avenue
Precilla Mandujano
Management Assistant
Saied Aminian
Engineering Technician

Operations + Environmental Services Division
Maria Sanders
OESD Manager

Recycling+Environmental Resource Center
Recycling and Solid Waste
7501 Schmidt Ln

Clean Water Program
Street Tree Maintenance
Stephen Prée
Environmental Programs Manager

General Maintenance
Streets, Sidewalks, Lights, Parks, Fields, Signs, Graffiti
Report Illicit Discharges to Storm Drains and Creeks

Lisa Ramos
Management Assistant

Afterhours Emergency Call-outs for Maintenance Concerns

Recycling+ Environmental Resource Center
ph: 510-215-4350

7501 Schmidt Ln.
El Cerrito, CA 94530

Summer Drop-off Hours 
Monday - Friday:
8:00 am to 5:45 pm
Saturday - Sunday:
9:00 am to 4:45 pm 
Office Hours
Monday - Friday:
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday:
9:00 am to 4:45 pm