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Single Family Services

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Recycle Often. Recycle Right.SM

Keep Organics and Recyclables Out of the Trash and Trash Out of Your Recyclables. Managed properly you could reduce the size of your trash cart and save!

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Cart Colors

GREEN
for green waste

GREY
for recyclables

MAROON
for trash

Compostables Recyclables Trash

 

Backyard Collection
Battery Recycling
Collection Guidelines
Holiday Tree-Cycling
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
Leaf Bay Program (L3)
Motor Oil & Filter Collection
On-Call Bulky Pickup
Rates

 

BACKYARD COLLECTION
Carts can be collected from backyards for an additional fee, or no fee for qualifying disabled individuals. Call (510) 613-8710 for details.

BATTERY RECYCLING - FREE
Household batteries (AAA, AA, B, C, D & small button batteries), including rechargeable and cell phone batteries, can be recycled. Place batteries in a sealed clear plastic bag on top of the gray recyclables cart.

CART SETOUT GUIDELINES
Residential collections are Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Do not overload carts and bins; lids must close. Overage fees may apply to overflowing containers.

HOLIDAY TREE-CYCLING PICKUP - FREE
Trees are picked up curbside during the first two weeks of January, on your regular pickup day. Only clean trees will be picked up: no “snow” flocking, stands, lights or decorations. Trees must be cut to less than 6 feet tall.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW)
HHW Drop-off Centers are located at 2091 West Winton Avenue, Hayward and 2100 East 7th St., Oakland. The facility is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday, Friday and Saturday except for Thanksgiving week (27-29th), and Christmas week (25-27). Available to all Alameda County residents and no appointment is needed. For more information and schedule, call (800) 606-6606 or visit www.household-hazwaste.org.

LEAF BAG PROGRAM (L3)
The City of San Leandro offers free paper Fall Leaf Bags to residents from October 1st through January 15th. Use the bags to collect and recycle excess leaves that do not fit into your Organics Chart. The bags will be collected curbside on your regularly scheduled collection day. For more information, visit www.recyclingsanleandro.org, email recycle@sanleandro.org, or call (510) 577-6026

MOTOR OIL & FILTER COLLECTION -FREE
Place filled motor oil recycling jug and filter bag curbside, next to your garbage cart. Do not put kit in the cart. Call Waste Management at (510) 613-8710 to have a free used motor oil jug and bag delivered to you.

ON-CALL BULKY PICKUP - FREE
You call, we’ll haul. Call (510) 613-8710 to schedule an individual pickup twice per year at your convenience. Please call at least two weeks in advance to schedule. Watch for guidelines in the mail.

RATES
Click here to view rates for residential collection services.