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

What Goes In Your Cart? 

Trash Cart (Burgundy)

  • Food Waste
  • Soiled Paper Plates / Napkins
  • Plastic Bags
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Palm Fronds
  • Polystyrene Foam
  • Ceramics
  • Animal Manure

Recycling Cart (Gray)*

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

* Residents may increase the size of their recycling cart to a 96-gallon cart at no additional charge. 

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, soil, or rocks)

Note: Additional carts are available for a nominal fee. 

Cart Service Reminders:

  • Place all waste in the appropriate container and close the lid.
  • Trash, recyclables and greenwaste not placed in carts will not be collected.
  • Place your carts at the curb by 6:00 am on your collection day. Emptied carts must be removed from curbside.
  • Roll carts into the street and place them against the curb with the handles facing your home. Place carts at least two feet apart from other carts and objects. 

    Residential services are billed quarterly by Waste Management. A discounted rate is available for seniors. 

    Bulky Item Collection
    Residents may request a free bulky item pick up once a month (up to four items) or one bulky item per week on their regular service 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 service day. There will be a charge for additional items. 

    Extra Trash and Greenwaste
    Residents may place on curbside up to 15 additional bags of trash or greenwaste curbside three times per year. Advanced notice is required. Please contact Waste Management at (800) 423-9986 at least 24 hours in advance of your regular collection day for this service. Collection of bags over the limit will be charged. 

    Christmas Tree Recycling
    We will collect and recycle Christmas trees for the first two weeks following Christmas on your regular collection day. Trees taller 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. 

    Electronic Waste (E-Waste)
    Collection for electronic waste will be provided for a charge of $20.58. Advance notice is required. Contact Waste Management at (800) 423-9986 at least 24 hours in advance of your regular collection day 

    Household Hazardous Waste
    Household Hazardous Waste cannot be collected by Waste Management. For more information, please call the Riverside County Environmental Health Department at (800) 304-2226 or visit our website atwww.rivcowm.org/hhw/hhw_schedule.html

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