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Organics, Recycling & Trash Pickup

At WM, we're proud to take care of our Albany neighbors — and our planet — with residential trash pickup, organics and recycling services for single-family homes, 1-4 units.


Set Up Your Service

The city has chosen WM to provide waste pickup, but you'll need your own WM profile
to ensure proper service and billing. Enter your address and we'll help you get set up.

    Green WM residential toter trash container

    Residential Pickup Schedules

    Collection holidays are New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

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    Service Guides & Instructions

    Service & Collection Info
    Container Setout Instructions
    Set Up New Residential Service
    How to Prepare Your Materials
    What Belongs in your Cart
    Additional Questions
    Report a Missed Pickup

    Helpful Resources

    These documents contain important information related to your WM services. We recommend you print or download them for quick reference.


    Albany Service Rates

    Service rates for all customers, effective May 1, 2024.

    Albany Low-Income Trash Collection Discount Application

    To qualify for the 25% monthly garbage discount, you must be enrolled in the PG&E “Care” program and submit this application.

    Recycle and Compost Sorting Guide

    Guide to what belongs in your recycle and compost carts.

    Ciudad de Albany Servicios residenciales de recolección de basura, reciclaje y compostaje


    Albany 市 居民垃圾、回收以及 堆肥服务


    Contamination and Overage Monitoring Program

    Program information and frequently asked questions.

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