South Santa Clara County - Services Offered

Residential Collection


Garbage Collection

Residents can choose from 20, 35, 65 or 95 gallon wheeled containers for garbage collection.   For information on rates, please see the South Santa Clara County Rates section.

Recyclable Material Collection

Residents are provided up to three (3) blue 95 gallon wheeled containers for recyclable material collection at no additional charge. 
 

Yard Trimming Collection

Residents are provided up to two (2) green 95 gallon wheeled containers for yard waste collection at no additional charge. 
 

Debris Box Rentals

Residents can also rent a Debris Box for larger quantities of materials including mixed waste, construction debris, yard trimmings and other items, available in various sizes.
 

Extra Services Provided
 

Annual Cleanups

Residents can request two (2) on-call cleanups per calendar year at no additional charge. This annual service allows residents the ability to set-out either (8) 32 gallon bags or cans not exceeding 50lbs each OR (1) bulky item such as a sofa, TV or desk.  To schedule this service, please call Customer Service at 800-944-4388 seventy-two (72) hours in advance of your regular service day.

Bulky Item Collection

Items such as small appliances or furniture can be picked up curbside for a small fee.  To schedule this service, please call Customer Service at 800-944-4388 seventy-two (72) hours in advance to your regular service day.

Extra Garbage Collection

Extra garbage can be placed curbside in a 32 gallon bag or can for a small fee. To schedule this service, please call Customer Service at 800-944-4388 seventy-two (72) hours in advance of your regular service day.

Holiday Tree Collection

Your undecorated holiday tree can be picked up curbside between December 26th and January 31st.  Please remove the stand, cut the tree to approximately 4-foot lengths and place the sections next to your yard waste container on your regular service day.

E-Waste Collection

Electronic waste weighing under 40 pounds and less than 2 feet in any direction can be placed in your blue recycling container.  Large electronic waste can be picked up curbside as a bulky item for a small fee.  To schedule this service, please call Customer Service at 800-944-4388 seventy-two (72) hours in advance of your regular service day.

Used Motor Oil and Motor Oil Filters

To recycle used motor oil and filters curbside, you must use a FREE GreenWaste issued oil jug and a sealed clear zip-lock freezer bag, as they are designed to prevent leaks.  Please place filled oil jugs and bagged filters on the curb near your container for collection on your regular service day. To request delivery of a free oil jug, please call Customer Service at 800-944-4388 seventy-two (72) hours in advance of your regular service day.

Household Batteries

Household batteries can be collected curbside with your bi-weekly recycling at no additional charge.  Please place batteries in a sealed clear zip-lock bag and set them on top of your blue recycling container (not inside).