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Coast Side Dog Park
At Smith Field at the western end of Wavecrest Rd., Half Moon Bay
Entrance via stairs at end of Esplanade, north of Manor Dr., Pacifica
Non-coastal San Mateo County
The off-leash area is 16 acres in the middle of the preserve. It is accessible via the Blue Oak Trail or the Cordilleras Trail. Dogs must be kept on-leash to and from the off-leash area. Off Crestview Drive and Edmonds Road near San Carlos.
Cipriani Dog Park
2525 Buena Vista Ave. at Monserat, Belmont
San Bruno Dog Run
Evergreen and Maywood Dr., behind Carl Sandburg School, San Bruno
Shores Dog Park
Radio Rd. off Redwood Shores Pkwy., Redwood City
Heather Dog Exercise Area
A 1.5 acre park at the 2700 block of Melendy Dr., west side of Heather School, San Carlos
1125 Airport Blvd. at Anza Blvd., Burlingame
Foster City Bark Park
Corner of Foster City Blvd. and Bounty Dr., Foster City
The Shoreway Recycling Center in San Carlos now takes clothing and more from San Mateo County residents. The center’s stated purpose is to keep as many materials as possible out of landfills. In addition, they now take other items previously not collected, including hard and soft cover books, working household goods (dishes/utensils, pots/pans, kids toys and games, lamps, fans, etc.), car batteries, and scrap metal.
The goal is to reuse or recycle as many of the items brought to the center as possible.
The Recycling Center is open to the general public, including businesses, for buy-back items and some drop off items. Here’s a list of other items the center will accept at no charge to San Mateo County residents:
- Mixed paper
- Plastic containers
- Used motor oil filters
- Used motor oil (up to 15 gallons)
- Used motor antifreeze (up to 10 gallons)
- Latex paint (up to 10 gallons)
- Electronics (computers, TVs, cell phones, etc.)
- Batteries (not car batteries)
- Sharps (must be in authorized sharps container)
- Residential cooking oil (up to 15 gallons)
- Fluorescent light tubes (household only, 6 tubes per visit, must be less than 6ft)
The Public Recycling Center is open Mondays through Saturdays from 8:30a.m. to 4:30 pm, and is located at 333 Shoreway Rd., San Carlos, just off Highway 101 at Ralston Avenue.
Did you know that San Mateo County has many initiatives to become a greener county? Well we do and San Mateo County offers a web site to inspire and help you become a Greener resident. The site includes resources and tips for becoming more easily green in order to protect OUR environment.
The Green San Mateo County site features: