Residential Services

Residential Collection (Effective July 1, 2015)

Garbage Collection
The standard monthly subscription volume is 35 gallons.  Customers may request a lower (20 gal.) or higher (65 gal.) level of service at an adjusted rate. For information on rates, please see the South Santa Clara County Rates section.

Recyclable Material Collection
The standard monthly subscription volume is 65 gallons. Customers may request a 95 gallon container and/or additional recycling containers. 

Organics Collection
The standard monthly subscription volume is 95 gallons. Customers may request up to four (4) 95 gallon carts. A monthly rental fee will be applied for each cart after the first cart. 
 

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
 

Curbside Clean-Ups
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 (48) hours in advance of your regular service day.

Annual Clean-Up
Residential customers are eligible to participate in up to two (2) Annual Clean-Up events per year. See bi-annual notices for additional details and restrictions.

Yard Waste Voucher
Each residential customer will receive two (2) Yard Waste vouchers annually to deliver clean yard waste to Z-Best Composting Facility in Gilroy, free of charge. See annual vouchers for additional details and restrictions.

Clean-Up Vouchers
Each residential customer will receive two (2) Disposal vouchers annually to deliver garbage and other non-organic/non-recyclable debris at the Kirby Canyon Landfill, free of charge. See annual vouchers for additional details and restrictions.

Bulky Item Collection
Furniture, appliances, and other large items may be picked up at your curb for a small fee per item. To schedule a pick-up appointment, call Customer Service.

Extra Garbage Collection
Additional garbage in plastic bags (not exceeding forty (40) pounds) can be collected at an additional cost. Please contact Customer Service prior to your collection day to schedule an Extra Garbage Collection.

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
Many small e-Waste items are accepted in the recyclables cart. Bulky e-Waste, including televisions, computers and computer monitors, require a Bulky Item Collection. Please call Customer Service to schedule an appointment.

Used Motor Oil and Motor Oil Filters
Contact Customer Service to obtain a FREE GreenWaste oil jug and filter bag. Place the filled oil jugs and filter bags next to your carts for collection. No more than two (2) 1-gallon filled containers will be collected per service.

Household Batteries
Please place your household batteries in a clear zipper-type plastic bag and place on top of the recyclables cart. Please contact customer service prior to your collection day to notify the driver.

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