Your Location
Edit Cancel

Residential Services

Additional Residential Services links:
Residential Recycling
Sharps/Needle Disposal

The City of San Dimas requires each occupied residence to maintain weekly trash and recycling services.

Single Family Residential Services

Weekly residential service consists of:

1 - 64 gallon BLACK cart for household trash
1 - 96 gallon GREEN or BURGUNDY cart for green waste
1 - 64 gallon GREY recycling cart

All materials must fit inside your carts or containers. no loose bags will be collected.

Carts should be placed at curbside with the lid opening towards the street and side by side at least 3 feet apart. Clearance should be 3 feet in each direction away from parked cars or free standing objects.

For more information on what goes in the green waste and recycling carts, please visit our Residential Recycling section!


Click here to view the residental service rates.

Did you know you can save money on your trash bill?
Residents can request a smaller trash cart for a discounted rate. The smaller your trash cart, the less you pay! Reducing your trash is simple: Remember to put all paper, plastic, aluminum, cardboard, glass, junk mail, and much more in your recycling bin. You will be surprised how much you save!

Minimum Service (Mechanized Curbside Collection)
(35 gallon Solid Waste, 64 gallon Recycling, 96 gallon Green Waste)
$19.12 a month
Standard Service (Mechanized Curbside Collection)
(64 gallon Solid Waste, 64 gallon Recycling, 96 gallon Green Waste)
$22.33 per month
Oversize Service (Mechanized Curbside Collection)
(96 gallon Solid Waste, 64 gallon Recycling, 96 gallon Green Waste)
$25.53 per month

For additional information or questions please call our customer service at 800-266-7551.

Prohibited Waste

The following items are NOT allowed in general waste containers:

Batteries (Auto and Small Device)
Hazardous Waste
Medical Waste
Radioactive Materials
Chemical Products
Herbicides / Pesticides
Bodily Semi-Solids and Bodily Fluids

Construction Debris
Fluorescent Tubes
Paint and Thinners
Any Types of Oil Including Oil Rags

Bulky Item and Electronic Waste Pickup

Residents may request curbside pick-up for oversized or overweight household articles, such as stoves, water heaters, rugs, washing machines, and furniture up to 6 times per calendar year. We will also pick up e-waste, including computers and related equipment, televisions, DVD/CD and game players, and other household electronics. Call 1-800-266-7551 at least 24 hours in advance of your regular collection to schedule a pick-up.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off

San Dimas residents can recycle/dispose of these items at our Household Hazardous Waste, Universal Waste and Electronic Waste Collection Events.

Here are some of the items that will be accepted:

  • Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) includes automotive fluids, lawn and garden chemicals, household cleaners and solvents, pool chemicals, hobby chemicals, oil-based paints and related home improvement products, etc.
  • Universal Waste (u-waste) includes batteries, fluorescent tubes and bulbs, and mercury-containing devices.
  • Electronic Waste (e-waste) includes computers and related equipment, televisions and audio-video components, such as VCRs and DVD players, cell phones, and other hand-held electronic devices, etc.

These free, drive-through collection events are held throughout the year at several locations. An event will take place in San Dimas and more information will be posted (with date and location) as it becomes available. For a full list of dates and locations, as well as more information on what you can drop off, please call 1-888-CLEAN-LA or visit the CLEAN LA website,


Dumpsters ("large bins") are available to help you dispose of waste from home remodeling, major landscaping, roofing, etc. For rental information, please call 1-800-266-7551 and select option 1 or visit