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Single-family Residential Service

The following services are provided to all single family and duplex properties in Winters. Please review the collection calendar for pickup schedule.

Winters Residential Service Brochure: English | Español

Services: Trash (Gray Lid), Recycling (Blue Lid), Green and Food Waste (Brown Lid) – NEW!
Click on each cart to view what goes inside.

Cart Set Our Instructions: Please have carts set up for collection by 5 a.m. on your collection day. Please leave 3 feet of space between each cart and any other object on the street such as cars, mailboxes, fire hydrants and utility poles.

Prohibited Items: These items do not belong in any of your carts. Hazardous Waste (Products labeled toxic, poison, corrosive, flammable or irritant), Medical Waste (Needles, Prescription Medication), Paint, Oil and/or Oil Filters, Batteries (Household and Automotive), CFL and Fluorescent Bulbs and Tubes, Tires, Hot Ashes, Electronic Waste (Computers, Televisions, Cell Phones, Kitchen Appliances), Ink Cartridges, Dead Animals

YARD AND FOOD WASTE SERVICE (NEW!)

Winters residents can now recycle their yard and food waste in one cart. Please help divert compostable items from the landfill and place food scraps in your green waste cart (brown lid). This cart can also be used to dispose of yard trimmings. Waste Management will service this cart every other week.

YARD WASTE STREET PILE AND STREET SWEEPING

Street pile collection and street sweeping will continue to be offered weekly from November through January and once a month at all other times. The service will occur on Mondays. Please refer to your collection calendar or visit sacramentovalley.wm.com to view a collection calendar online.

FREE CURBSIDE BULKY PICKUP

Each customer account can receive one free curbside bulky pickup per year. Pickups occur one Monday a month and are by appointment only. Please call 530-795-1201 one week ahead of your desired pickup date to schedule service. Please note: Only 4 cubic yards per pickup. Items must be on the curbside by 5 a.m. Please indicate items to be picked up when booking appointment.

Bulky Pickup Mondays
July 17 | Aug. 14 | Sept. 11 | Oct. 9 | Nov. 20 | Dec. 18 | Jan. 15 | Feb. 12 | March 12 | April 9 | May 21 | June 18

YEARLY DROP OFF EVENT

Waste Management and the City of Winters will offer residents a free drop off event once a year. Residents can dispose of household hazardous waste, electronic waste and bulky waste at no charge. This event typically takes place in the spring. Please visit sacramentovalley.wm.com for more information.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW)

Household hazardous waste is any product labeled toxic, poison, corrosive, flammable, combustible or irritant. HHW items include paint, batteries, oil, and pesticides. HHW is accepted monthly (Friday and Saturday) at the Yolo County Landfill. Please visit yolocounty.org or call 530-666-8856 for specific dates and information.

BACKYARD COLLECTION / ASSISTED SERVICE

Customers who are physically unable to bring their carts curbside may qualify for assisted service. Please contact customer service for an application and details about how to qualify for this service. This service is also available for a fee.

OVERFILLED / OVERLOADED CARTS

Waste Management and the City of Winters will offer residents a free drop off event once a year. Residents can dispose of household hazardous waste, electronic waste and bulky waste at no charge. This event typically takes place in the spring. Please visit sacramentovalley.wm.com for more information.

LOST, STOLEN, OR DAMAGED CARTS

Each customer can receive up to one replacement cart (trash, recycling and green waste) free of charge every four years. If a cart is damaged (including graffiti), Waste Management will provide a replacement once a year at no charge.

CONTAMINATION

Please recycle right to help Winters increase its recycling (diversion) rates. Carts with the wrong materials inside may be subject to an additional contamination fee per cart. For more information about what goes where, please review your service brochure.