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Rajeev Batra, P.E.
Director of Public Works / City Engineer

Email: Public Works
Telephone: 408-615-3000
Fax: 408-985-7936

Monday - Friday
8:00A-12:00P, 1:00P-5:00P

1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Residential Solid Waste Disposal & Recycling

residentialGarbage, Clean Green & Recycling Curbside Collection

Garbage, Clean Green, and Recycling are collected on the same day. Set carts out before 7:00 am on your pick-up day with the lids closed. After carts are emptied, return them to the rear or side yard by the evening of your collection day.

2014 Residential Solid Waste & Recycling Collection Schedule.

Rates for Waste Disposal and Collection.

Refuse & Recycling Dates to Remember.

To increase or decrease the size of your containers, please call Utility Customer Service a (408)615-2300.

For questions, please call the service provider (numbers listed below) or Public Works at (408)615-3080.

Extra Waste Collection

Have extra garbage for a particular week that will not fit into your black garbage cart? Here is what to do.

hhwHousehold hazardous Waste (Provided by  Santa Clara County Household Hazardous Waste Program)

Need to dispose of hazardous waste such as prescription medications, fluorescent light bulbs paint, automotive fluids, cleaners, solvents, batteries, propane, fertilizers, pesticides, or wood preservatives? Residents can register for a drop off event by calling the County Household Hazardous Waste Program at 408-299-7300 or visiting

Click here for more information.

Annual Clean-Up Campaign 

The Clean-Up Campaign is for Santa Clara residents ONLY, and it is a great opportunity to dispose of bulky wastes and discards not routinely collected by weekly Garbage and Clean Green, or Recycling collection services. If you have any items that are usable, please consider recycling, selling, or donating them rather than sending them to the landfill. See the Cleanup Campaign Details.

Holiday Tree Collection

The Holiday Tree Collection is scheduled for the week of January 6, 2014 - January 10, 2014 on your regular collection day. See instructions.

Holiday Refuse Collection Schedule

Collection schedule goes on as usual except for the following holidays:

•Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, 11/28/13) - Pickup one day late
•Christmas Day (Wednesday, 12/25/13) - Pickup one day late
•New Year's Day (1/1/14) - Pickup one day late

Contact Us

Phone: (408) 615-3080
Fax: (408) 988-0237
U.S. Postal Mail:
Street Corporation Yard
1700 Walsh Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Last updated: 1/7/2014 11:28:08 AM