​​News & Updates

"Got Oil?   Set your used oil and filters curbside on garbage day.  We'll pick them up!"

 Did you know? Some common​ items Cannot be accepted in Sacramento County recycling carts:  

  • Film plastics, like plastic bags, plastic food wrap, plastic food storage bags, bubble wrap​, etc. goes in the garbage cart.
  • Shredded paper (which must be bagged and placed in your garbage cart to prevent windblown litter). 
  • Cartons - ​There are two types of cartons.  Refrigerated cartons are for products such as milk, juice, cream, and egg substitutes and shelf-stable cartons are for products such as juice, milk, soy milk, soup, broth and wine.  Both should be placed in the garbage cart - January 2019.

How do I find my service day?

​Use the County's calendar tool to find your weekly collection schedule by entering your address.  After you enter your address, you can sign up for weekly reminders via text, email, or phone. Your information is protected and used only for providing waste collection service information.

How do I get rid of.....

Use the County's new tool to look up the name of a waste item and it will tell you how to recycle or dispose of it.

How do I schedule a Bulky Waste Pickup?

Go to t​he Residential Bulky Waste Pickup webpage to learn more about our program and to schedule an appointment. 

Our Mission

To further enhance the quality of life in the unincorporated areas within Sacramento County by providing: 

  • Solid waste management and recycling programs in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Public and employee health and safety
  • Stewardship of our natural resources and environment
  • Consumer protection
  • Outstanding customer service​ 

Our Vision

To be an exceptional organization motivated to provide services that promote a clean and healthy environment for Sacramento County, where every employee is valued, and we are recognized as the premier provider of waste management and recycling services.