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Welcome to Solid Waste Collections. Our Division collects and disposes of refuse, recyclables and green waste within the City of Folsom. In addition to providing quality customer service, the Collection Division works diligently to meet the State mandate established by Assembly Bill 939 to recycle 50% of our City's waste.

Solid Waste Customer Service
Call (916) 355-8367 or email

For billing questions or to start or stop service:
Call (916) 355-7295 or email

Residential Garbage, Recycling and Green Waste Collection Schedule

Residential Rates

The rates are dependent on the size of your garbage cart. The following rates include the garbage cart, the recycling cart, the green waste cart, Household Hazardous Waste pickup and Neighborhood Cleanup service.

The first and second green waste and recycling carts are included in your solid waste rates.  Additional green waste and recycling carts are available for $1.50 per month per cart.

Standard Rates:
65-gallon garbage cart $22.50 per month
95-gallon garbage cart $25.50 per month
Extra garbage carts $19.05 per month

With Green Waste Exemption ($1.00 discount):
65-gallon garbage cart $21.50 per month
95-gallon garbage cart $24.50 per month

SmartCart Collection Reminders and Tips

  • Regular service is provided on all major holidays.
  • Carts must be placed curbside by 6:00 a.m on service day.
  • Place carts three feet apart from other carts and objects.
  • Carts must be out of public view within 24 hours of service.
  • Cart lids must be completely closed when serviced.
  • Electronic and hazardous wastes are not permitted in any carts.
  • Bag Styrofoam peanuts before placing into gray garbage carts.
  • Place shredded paper into bags before recycling.
  • Do not bag greenwaste or recyclables.
  • Remove excess food or liquid residue from recyclables.
  • Do not put dirt, rock or sod in any cart.

    Extra Pickups
    Residents who occasionally need extra service may order additional pickups.  Residents may receive an additiona pickup for any type cart at a $15 charge per cart, Monday through Friday.  To request this service, call the Solid Waste Division at (916) 355-8367 option #1

    Holiday Collection
    There is no change in service on holidays.  Your containers will be emptied as usual.

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