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City of Auburn

Auburn Residential Services

The City of Auburn has partnered with Waste Management of Washington, Inc. to provide curbside collection of garbage, recycling and compostables for all residents and businesses.

*Information below applies only to service inside the City Limits:

Outside City Limits: Unincorporated Area Service

Waste Reduction Tips

Collection Information:

Auburn residents have weekly collection for garbage and compostables (yard and food waste) and every-other-week collection for recycling. Place containers at the curbside by 7:00 a.m.

Click here to see the which week your recycling is picked up, odd week or even week.

Odd Week Collection

Even Week Collection

Missed Collection:

Waste Management is dedicated to meeting all of our customer's needs efficiently and promptly. If your collection has been missed, we want to know about it!

If your container(s) were at the curb by 7:00 am and were not emptied, please report a missed collection by contacting our customer service at (800)592-9995 (Mon-Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm).

Holiday Cooking Oil Collection - Available 365 Days a Year

Where do you take your used oil? There is a FREE drop-off station (open 24/7) located at Les Gove Park, 910 9th ST SE, Auburn – just south of the water spray playground. Look for the cooking oil banner hanging on the fence and the black collection tank marked GENERAL BIODIESEL. Be sure to take your transport containers with you and leave nothing behind, (except your cooking oil in the tank!), so we can continue to offer this service for free to our residents. There are no restrictions on the amount you can bring to recycle.

For more information and guidelines on all these events Click Here.

Solid Waste & Recycling Department Contacts