The town of Hercules is located in Contra Costa County, California, along the southern coast of the San Pablo Bay. The city has a population of 24,060 according to the 2010 U.S. Census. The city can trace its origins back to 1881, when California Powder Works moved from San Francisco to the area now known as Hercules. The city's name comes from that company's main product. During WWI and WWII, California Powder Works significantly contributed to the production of explosives. Eventually the company closed in 1976, due to foreign competition, and the town became more residential.
In response to a burgeoning residential presence, Hercules became one of the first cities in the U.S. to develop a comprehensive Noise Element of the General Plan, which included contour maps of all major arterial roads and highways, and a city-wide mitigation plan.
Waste collection is managed by Richmond Sanitary Service and includes curbside recycling and garbage collection. The following are not accepted for garbage collection:
The following are not accepted for recyclable collection:
Bulky items that are not acceptable for routine or special pick up may be dropped off at the Golden Bear Transfer Station in Richmond for a fee. Call the Golden Bear Transfer Station at 510-236-8451 for more information. The following items are not acceptable for regular curbside pickup:
If you live in Hercules or the surrounding area, and you have bulk items, extra garbage, construction debris, unwanted electronics, discarded furniture, or other items not suitable for standard trash or recycling pick-up by the city, contact Fast Haul as we provide the following services:
Fast Haul comes to your home and removes all your junk; With your guidance, our hauling junk removal experts will separate out the trash and haul it away. We'll even clean up after we're done!
Because Fast Haul recycles most of the garbage we haul, your trash will be dealt with in a clean sustainable way. Fast Haul regularly works with local real estate companies, schools, property management companies, and government agencies as well as non-profit organizations.
Nowadays, electronic waste, or e-waste, is a huge percentage of America's waste stream, especially in such a technology oriented place as the San Francisco Bay Area. Fast Haul recycle all of your unwanted junk, including electronic waste such as TVs, computers, VCRs, DVD players, copy and fax machines, cell phones and most items containing circuit boards and electronic elements.
We offer our hauling and junk removal services to Hercules and the entire San Francisco Bay Area! Not sure if we serve your area? Check out all of our Areas of service
Our hauling services include (but are not limited to):
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Our East Bay office:
2222 E.30th Street
Oakland, CA 94530
To better serve the entire San Francisco Bay Area, we do have several other locations we can be reached at:
2350 Carquinez Ave.
El Cerrito, CA 94530
1459 18th Street #217
San Francisco, CA 94602
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San Rafael, CA 94903