The garbage and recycling carts come in 64-gallon and 96-gallon sizes. The green waste carts come only in the 96-gallon size. Residents may request a service change up to three times per year. Please call the Solid Waste Collections Division at 916-355-8367 and a customer service representative will coordinate your cart exchange.
Residents in a number of the city's multi-family dwellings can recycle their junk mail, newspapers, beverage containers and other materials all in one dumpster. Recyclables are commingled into designated white dumpsters that can be identified by signs with the chasing arrows symbol. Residents can also get a free tote carrier (while supplies last) to conveniently store and carry their recyclables to the recycling dumpster. For additional information or to find out if your apartment complex is participating, please call 916-355-8367.
Please call the Solid Waste Collections Division at 916-355-8367. Your cart will be dumped the same or next day.
If you have billing questions, please call the Revenue Division at 916-355-7295.
Yes, both the City and private vendors provide roll-off boxes. Please call 916-355-8367 for more information.
To schedule a household hazardous waste pickup or learn about the City’s program call 916-355-8350.
Yes, a list of drop-off locations is provided on our website.
Garbage, recycling and green waste services are provided on all holidays. Place your carts out as you normally would.
You can schedule removal of HHW on our website.
The Neighborhood Cleanup Program is provided to get rid of bulky items that will not fit in your regular waste containers. Appointments are available online or by calling Solid Waste Division customer service at 916-355-8367.
Yes, you can view the schedule online or request a printed copy by email.
The recycling and green waste is picked up on your regular garbage day, alternating every other week. Printed collection schedules are mailed annually. You can also view your collection schedule on our website.
A list of acceptable items is provided on our website. If you are still unsure about a specific item, you may call customer service at 916-355-8367 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to advise which cart to use.