Curbside Green Waste Collection

Residents of the unincorporated areas of Sacramento County are provided green waste collection service every other week.

 

Containers:

Whether residents have an old style green container with a "GREEN WASTE" sticker on it or a new permanently-labeled green one, they have a choice of a 30, 60 and 90-gallon green waste container. Residents can receive one additional green waste container for no additional charge. Additional green waste containers (more than two) per residence can be obtained for a fee of $2 per container per month. 

There is no charge for repairing or replacing damaged containers.

 

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Service Instructions:

  • Green waste and mixed recyclables are collected on an alternating week basis. Green waste is collected one week and mixed recyclables the next
  • Containers must be placed at the curbside no later than 6 a.m., on the scheduled collection day, holidays included
  • Containers must be placed on the street (as shown below) so as to not block pedestrian use
  • Containers must be placed a minimum of six feet away from cars and other stationary objects to avoid risk of property damage
  • Containers must be removed from the curbside once they have been serviced and stored on the side or back of property
  • If a container is full prior to the regular collection day, contact Customer Service and request an unscheduled service for an additional charge

Materials must fall freely from the container when dumped, so do not compact materials in the container. Containers may not be serviced if they are overfilled, are not accessible, or include unacceptable materials. Exemption from this service requirement can be allowed if certain requirements are met.





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Contact us:

To request any type of repair or replacement for garbage, green waste or mixed recycling containers, or for additional information, contact us between the hours of 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Mon.- Fri., excluding major holidays, at: