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Waste Management provides wheeled carts for collection of your trash, recyclables, and green waste. Trash, recycling and greenwaste are picked up every week. 

What Goes In Your Cart?  

Trash Cart (Burgundy)

  • The trash cart is for household waste that cannot be recycled. Remember to place all refuse inside the containers and all recyclables and green waste in their appropriate container.

Recycling Cart (Gray)

  • Newspapers
  • Cardboard
  • Mixed Paper
  • Bulk Mail
  • Cereal Boxes
  • Magazines & Phone Books
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Tin / Steel Cans
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Glass / Plastic Food & Beverage Containers

Become a Recycling Ambassador! Recycle Right by keeping these three things in mind:

  • Recycle all bottles, cans and paper.
  • Keep items clean and dry.
  • No plastic bags in the recycling.

Visit http://www.recycleoftenrecycleright.com/ to learn more.

Greenwaste Cart (Green)

  • Grass / Leaves
  • Tree Branches
  • Plants / Weeds
  • Garden Trimmings (No: palm fronds, cactus, soil, rocks, manure, animal waste, paper or plastic bags)

Note: Additional carts are available for a nominal fee. 

Cart Service Reminders:

  • Place all waste in the appropriate container and close the lid.
  • All trash, recyclables, and green waste outside the cart will not be collected.
  • Place your carts at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on collection day.
  • Roll carts into the street and place them against the curb, handles facing your home. Place carts at least two feet apart from other carts and objects.
  • Do not place green waste in plastic bags 

    Residential services are billed by Waste Management quarterly in advance. For your convenience you may pay your invoice online at www.wm.com or you can pay over the phone for a nominal fee. Unpaid and delinquent charges for waste collection services will be placed on resident’s property taxes annually, including penalties and interest. 

    Bulky Goods & Extra Greenwaste Collection
    Residents with curbside cart service may request a free bulky item pick up two (2) times a year on their regular collection day. Advance notice is required. To schedule a free bulky item pick up, please contact Waste Management at (800) 423-9986 at least 24 hours in advance of your regular collection day. Additional pick ups are available for a nominal fee. 

    Christmas Tree Recycling
    We will collect and recycle Christmas trees for the first two weeks following Christmas on your regular collection day. Trees longer than six feet must be cut in half. Please remove all tinsel, metal ornaments and metal stands from trees. Flocked trees will be collected but cannot be recycled. 

    Disposal of Used Motor Oil
    To schedule a free pick up of residentially generated used motor oil, please contact Waste Management at (800) 423-9986 at least 25 hours in advance of your regular collection day.  

    Electronic Waste
    Electronic waste can be collected at curbside for your convenience. A fee will be charged for each item collected. Advance notice and payment is required. Contact Waste Management at least 24 hours in advance of your regular collection day to schedule e-waste collection. 

    Household Hazardous Waste
    Household hazardous waste cannot be collected by Waste Management. Please call the Riverside County Waste Management Department at (800) 304-2226 or (951) 486-3200, or you can visit them on the web atwww.rivcowm.org/hhw/hhw_schedule.html. Household hazardous waste includes: used oil filters, paint, antifreeze, batteries, propane tanks, pesticides, household cleaners, pool chemicals, sharps/needles, and fluorescent bulbs. 

    Residents receive one free SHARPS container per calendar year. To receive your SHARPS container please call Waste Managements Customer Service Center at (800) 423-9986 and place your order. After you complete your order our friendly Route Manager will deliver a new SHARPS container to your home address. Each container comes with a pre-paid postal approved return box. When your SHARPS container is filled, box it back up, give it to your postal service, and WM will properly recycle your used sharps. Don’t forget to call Waste Management to get another container. 

    Home Composting
    Waste Management will provide two home composting workshops at a location within the City each calendar year, at no charge. Residents successfully completing the workshop are eligible to receive a free composting bin for residential use. 

    For information on our services please contact Waste Management Customer Service at (800) 423-9986.