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Who Actually Collects our Garbage and Curbside cardsRecycling?

Garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection in the Salinas Valley is done by contracted waste haulers who have franchise agreements with each city. The local haulers include Republic Services of Salinas, Tri-Cities Disposal & Recycling, and Waste Management, Inc. Residents must subscribe to service with their hauler, but SVR can help answer any questions you may have; contact SVR for more information.

If you live in a single-family home, your weekly garbage service includes:

  • Mixed Recycling (64/65 gallon cart)
  • Yard Waste (96 gallon cart)

You can decrease your monthly garbage bill by choosing a smaller trash cart and recycling more! Trash cart sizes range from 20 gallons up to 96 gallons (sizes and options may vary, check with your hauler for more details).

Additional free curbside services include:

Check the list below to find your hauler and learn more about the curbside services.

Salinas republic logo

Republic Services of Salinas or (831) 775-3840
For additional information and City utility services visit: City of Salinas

Tric-Cities Disposal & RecyclingGonzales, Soledad, & Greenfield 

Tri-Cities Disposal & Recycling or (888) 678-6798
For additional City utility services visit:

Waste ManagementKing City 

King City Disposal or (831) 385-5694
For additional City utility services visit: King City – Public Utilities

Waste ManagementUnincorporated County Areas 

(including Aromas, Bradley, Chualar, Jolon, Las Lomas, Lockwood, Pajaro, Prunedale, Royal Oaks, San Ardo, San Lucas, and outside the city limits of Gonzales, Greenfield, King City, Salinas, and Soledad): Waste Management, Inc. of Monterey County or (831) 796-2200.

For additional information visit: County of Monterey Environmental Health Bureau

Monterey Peninsula Cities 

Contact your City or the Monterey Regional Waste Management District for more information.