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Curbside Service Information

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San Ramon

Recycling

  • Aerosol Can - Empty
  • Aluminum Foil & Pans - Clean
  • Cardboard
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Clamshells/To-Go Containers/Trays
  • Glass Bottles & Jars - Non-CRV
  • Glass Bottles - CRV
  • Newspaper
  • Paper
  • Paper Carton Containers - Plastic-coated
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  • Aerosol Can - Empty
    Use up before putting in recycling. Aerosols with remaining chemicals, toxics, or paint can be used up or dropped at an HHW Facility.
  • Aluminum Cans - CRV
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Aluminum Foil & Pans - Clean
    Free of food and grease/oil, or it belongs in the trash.
  • Beverage Containers - Mixed
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Bimetal Cans - CRV
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Bimetal Cans - Non-CRV
    Empty, drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Books - Hard Cover - Non-working
    Only recycle the paper pages. Bindings and covers should go in the garbage due to the adhesives on them.
  • Books - Soft Cover - Non-working
    Poor, damaged condition. Only recycle the paper pages. Bindings and covers should go in the garbage due to the adhesives on them.
  • Cardboard
    Cut or fold to fit into bin. Offer collapsed moving boxes to community for reuse or sheet mulching. See hauler website for overage options, or store for a future pick-up.
  • Egg Cartons - Paper - Clean
  • Egg Cartons - Plastic
  • Envelopes - Paper
    Clear, plastic windows okay.
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Clamshells/To-Go Containers/Trays
    Empty of food and drip-free. Wipe or rinse clean as needed.
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Cups & Plates
    Empty and drip-free.
  • Frozen Food Boxes
  • Glass Bottles & Jars - Non-CRV
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Glass Bottles - CRV
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Greeting Cards - Musical/Electronic Piece
    Remove electronic/musical element for reuse or ewaste. Recycle the paper card when free of plastic and/or metallic decoration (trash).
  • Junk Mail Opt-Out
    Keep or photograph mailing labels to use when following online opt-out instructions from RE:Source vendors before recycling or dropping off desirable magazines (or seed catalogs) for sharing (ex. libraries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms).
  • Keys
  • Magazines
    Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
  • Metal Cans - Non-CRV
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Moving Boxes & Packing Materials
    Large or multiple pieces should be flattened, bundled with twine, string, or tape and set next to the recycling cart.
  • Newspaper
  • Packaged Foodgrade Liquids - Expired/ Non-working
    Empty contents down drain and place empty drip-free container and lid in recycling.
  • Paint Cans & Buckets - Empty & Dry
    Remove lid, shake paint chunks out into garbage and place empty, dry paint can or bucket into recycling cart. (Lid, too, but separately.)
  • Paper
    If covered in tape and paint, then put it in the trash.
  • Paper Carton Containers - Plastic-coated
  • Paperboard Boxes/Tubes
    Consider collecting for reuse art and craft projects.
  • Personal Care & Beauty Packaging - Empty
    Empty and drip-free rigid plastics over 4" may go in the recycling. Other plastic packaging may go in the trash. Some brands offer take back of packaging for recycling.
  • Phonebooks
  • Pill Bottles - Empty
    4 inches or bigger. Reattach plastic lid to plastic bottles.
  • Pizza Box - Non-greasy
  • Plant Pots - Plastic
  • Plastic Bottle - CRV
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Plastic Bottle - Non-CRV
    Empty and drip-free
  • Plastic Bucket
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Plastic Film & Wrap
    Dirty, wet plastic film belongs in the trash. Please bag clean bag/film inside of clear bags and place in recycling cart. Loose film jams recycling equipment.
  • Plastic Lids & Caps - Bottles and Jars
    Caps reattached to empty plastic bottles may be recycled. Small loose caps and lids may not be captured for recycling.
  • Plastic Wide Mouth Container
    Empty and drip-free. Wipe clean as needed.
  • Pots & Pans - Non-working
    Poor, damaged condition. Consider repairing or refurbishing as possible.
  • Rigid Plastics
    Empty and drip-free. Resins #1-7 in the chasing arrows.
  • Scrap Metal
    No one piece larger than 2' x 2' or weighing more than 30 lbs and must fit in cart with closed lid.
  • Water Bottles - Reusable
    Poor, damaged condition metal and plastics 1&2 bottles. Recycle or donate clean, dry good condition bottles.
  • Wrapping Paper - Non-Metallic

Organics

  • Egg Cartons - Paper - Soiled
  • Food Scraps
  • Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Uncoated
  • Paper Towels & Napkins
  • Pizza Box - Greasy
  • Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris
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  • Cardboard - Waxed
  • Cardboard - Wet
  • Corks - Natural
    Consider collecting for future reuse craft/art projects or ReCork recycling collection bins.
  • Egg Cartons - Paper - Soiled
    Food or cracked-egg soiled cartons.
  • Facial Tissues - Used
  • Food Scraps
  • Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Uncoated
    Used/food-soiled.
  • Food Service Ware - Wood/Bamboo Products
    Consider washing for reuse, or collecting enough reusables for events with family and friends.
  • Gift Tissue Paper
    Poor condition. Collect, fold, and save good condition tissue paper for reuse.
  • Grandma's Fruitcake
  • Hair and Fur Trimmings
  • Packaged Food - Expired/Non-working
    Scrape or place food in the compost. Determine and place empty, drip/food free packaging in proper bin.
  • Packing Peanuts - Starch-based
    Collect for future reuse packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water in the sink.
  • Pallets - Wooden - Broken
    Remove nails and break to fit into cart/bin.
  • Paper - Shredded
    Place into a paper bag and fold or staple to keep shreds from blowing away during cart/bin emptying.
  • Paper Bags
    Collect good condition for reuse.
  • Paper Straws
  • Paper Towels & Napkins
  • Pizza Box - Greasy
  • Sawdust - Untreated Wood
    Shavings from clean, unpainted or stained wood.
  • Sponges - Natural
  • Straw/Hay
    Offer portions or bales to local gardeners or farms.
  • Tea Bags
    Staple and string okay to leave. Nylon mesh tea bags, free of tea leaves, belong in the trash.
  • Wax & Parchment Paper
  • Wood - Untreated
    Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
  • Wood Chips
  • Wood Scraps - Untreated
    Clean wood pieces free of paint or chemicals, cut to fit in the cart or bin.
  • Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris
    No palm fronds or ivy. If your trimmings are too much for your bin, let them dry out a few days or wait until next pick up as the volume decreases over time.

Garbage

  • Aseptic Packs
  • Condiment/Toiletry Packets - Empty
  • Food Service Ware - Compostable - BPI Certified Products
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Utensils
  • Glassware - Decorative & Kitchen - Non-working
  • Light Bulbs - Incandescent/Halogen
  • Packing Peanuts - Styrofoam
  • Snack Packaging - Composite Film
  • Sponges - Synthetic
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  • 6-Pack Rings
    Cut loops to protect wildlife from getting tangled.
  • ABS Plastic
  • Agricultural Plastics & Film
    Farm quantity may have recycling options.
  • Air Mattress - Non-working
  • Aseptic Packs
  • Ashes - Grill/Fireplace
    Cold ashes.
  • Balloons - Used
  • Blueprint Paper
  • Bubble Envelopes - Paper or Mylar
  • Bubble Envelopes - Plastic
    Loose plastic jams recycling equipment. Accepted clean and dry in bag-of-bags grocery store drop-off.
  • Bubble Wrap
    Loose bubble wrap jams recycling equipment. Consider collecting for future reuse or donation. If collected as bag-of-bags for grocery store drop-off, must be clean and dry.
  • Cables & Wires - Non-working
  • Camera Film & Slides
  • Cardboard - Foil-lined
  • Cassette & VHS Tapes - Non-working
  • CD/DVD - Non-working/Non-commercial
  • CD/DVD Jewel Cases
  • Christmas Trees - Artificial
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Cigarette Waste
  • Cleaning Wipes - Used
    Do not flush. Wipes are made from plastic resins, do not degrade in compost, and clog pipes.
  • Clocks & Watches - Non-working
    Consider repair.
  • Clothes Hangers - Non-working
  • Clothing - Poor Condition
    Consider using as rags.
  • Clothing - Undergarments - Non-working
    Poor, damaged condition beyond repair or can be used for rags.
  • Coffee Pods - Compostable
    Empty coffee or tea grounds in the compost first. Consider investing in reusable pods.
  • Coffee Pods - Metal/Plastic
    Empty coffee or tea grounds in the compost first. Consider investing in reusable pods.
  • Compostable Plastic Bags - BPI Certified
  • Condiment/Toiletry Packets - Empty
  • Corks - Plastic/Synthetic
  • Dead Animals
    Small roadkill or pets may go in the garbage cart. Contact your vet for pet cats and dogs. Contact local animal control (e.g. deer, neighbors pet, injured or entrapped/tangled animal) or large livestock.
  • Disposable Diapers & Wipes - Used
  • Dryer & Vacuum Lint
  • Eyeglasses
    Repair and donate if possible.
  • Foam Padding
    Poor, damaged condition. Large, high quality pieces may be desired for reuse in local community.
  • Food Service Ware - Compostable - BPI Certified Products
  • Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Poly-coated
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Utensils
    Consider washing for reuse, or collecting enough reusables for events with family and friends.
  • Food Service Ware - Styrofoam Products
  • Food Service Ware - To-Go Cup Lids
  • Gel Ice Packs
    Reuse if possible. Dispose intact, don't put down drain.
  • Glassware - Decorative & Kitchen - Non-working
  • Hardware & Fasteners
  • Hoses - Garden/Rubber - Non-working
  • Houseware - Non-working
  • Jewelry
    Consider regift, repair or donation.
  • Jewelry - Non-working
    Consider repair or donation.
  • Knives & Shears - Non-working
  • Lab Glassware - Poor Condition
  • Lab Plastics - Used
  • Light Bulbs - Incandescent/Halogen
    These do not contain mercury and are not recyclable.
  • Linens/Blankets/Towels - Poor Condition
    Consider donating blankets and towels to animal shelters or use as rags.
  • Manure
    Manure from chickens, horses and rabbits is ok for compost, but feces from dogs and cats must go in garbage cart.
  • Medals/Trophies/Ribbons
    Broken, damaged, or unable to be donated.
  • Metal Bottle Caps
    These are lined with plastic and too small to be captured by recycling equipment. Consider collecting for reuse projects.
  • Metal Jar Lids
    These are lined with plastic and are too small to be captured by recycling equipment. Consider collecting for reuse projects.
  • Microscopes & Accessories - Non-working
  • Mirror - Broken
  • Musical Instruments & Gear - Non-working
    Consider repair and/or donation before disposal.
  • Nail polish - Empty
  • Packing Peanuts - Styrofoam
    Bag to prevent spilling during hauler pick-up. Save for reuse as possible.
  • Paper - Carbon
  • Paper - Plastic Laminated
  • Paper Bags - Polycoated
    Empty and free of food and crumbs.
  • Paper Receipts - Thermal
  • Pet Waste
    Even bags of poop in "compostable" bags belong in the trash.
  • Photographs
    Photographic paper is not recyclable.
  • Pillows - Poor Condition
  • Plant Pots - Broken
  • Plant Pots - Ceramic
    Broken, damaged condition. Some folks use these pieces at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
  • Plastic Bags
    Dirty, wet plastic bags belong in the trash. If collected as bag-of-bags for grocery store drop-off, must be clean and dry. Loose bags jam recycling equipment.
  • Plastic Corrugated Signs
  • Plastic Packaging - Blisterpak
  • Plastic Strapping
  • Plastic Straws
    Single-use, disposable straws or damaged silicone straws.
  • Plastic Tarps
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Plate Glass
    Broken, damaged.
  • Plexiglass
  • Polyester Batting/Filling
    Cotton filling may go into the compost. Consider reuse of both materials if in good condition (e.g. pet bed).
  • Purses & Backpacks - Non-working
  • PVC
    Scrap pieces.
  • Radios - Non-working
  • Rags - Paint/Chemical/Oil Soiled
  • Records
    Broken, damaged condition.
  • Rubber Bands
    Consider collecting, cleaning, and donating to local produce farms for reuse.
  • Rubber Items
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Sawdust - Composite Wood/Painted Wood
    Any wood waste from wood with glues and adhesives belongs in the trash.
  • Shoes - Poor Condition
    Unusable condition by others.
  • Shower Curtain Liners - Non-working
  • Single-use Personal Care & Beauty Products - Used
  • Single-use Personal Protective Equipment - Used
  • Snack Packaging - Composite Film
    Empty and free of food.
  • Sponges - Synthetic
  • Strawberry Baskets - Plastic
    Damaged, broken condition. Return to local market for reuse.
  • Stuffed Animals
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Styrofoam Blocks
  • Styrofoam Sheets
  • Tape - Used
  • Tennis Balls - Non-working
    Teachers often accept balls with no bounce to cut and place on the bottom of their chairs.
  • Tools & Accessories - Hand - Non-working
  • Toys & Games - Non-working
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Toys & Games - Plastic Parts Only
    Consider posting online pieces as replacement parts for others who may be missing pieces or parts you have.
  • Transparency Film Plastic
  • Tyvek
  • Vacuum Cleaner Bags & Filters
    Used condition.
  • Water Filters
    Broken, poor condition.
  • Wigs
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Window Screens
  • Window Treatments - Non-working
  • Wood - Engineered/Composite
  • Wood - Painted
    Cut to fit in cart or bin such that lid closes.
  • Wrapping Paper - Metallic
    Damaged, torn condition.

Additional Curbside Services:

Special Items

Alameda County Industries of San Ramon (ACI)
925-380-9480

Household Hazardous Waste Door to Door Collection Services! The City of San Ramon has partnered with Clean Harbors to create a convenient door-to-door HHW collection program for residents.

Make an appointment to have your Household Hazardous Waste collected from your doorstep.

The following items are eligible for curbside pickup, but should not be placed inside any of your carts. Please see notes for pickup details.

  • Aerosol Can - Non-empty
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Antifreeze
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Auto Glass
    Damaged, broken condition. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, request special item pick-up from hauler (Extra charges may apply).
  • Batteries - Automotive or Boat
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Batteries - Household - Non-rechargeable
    Residents may place household batteries (A, AA, AAA, C, D and 9-volt) in a ziploc plastic bag on top of BLUE recycling cart.
  • Batteries - Household - Rechargeable (up to 5 lbs)
    Residents may place household batteries (A, AA, AAA, C, D and 9-volt) in a ziploc plastic bag on top of BLUE recycling cart.
  • Cameras & Camcorders - Non-working
    Old cameras: For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days. Camcorders and digital cameras: Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Cell Phones - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Christmas Lights - Non-working
    For non-LED Christmas lights, put in the garbage. For LED Christmas lights, contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Christmas Trees
    Trees will be collected on regularly scheduled collection days for 4 weeks starting from December 26 (ending on a Friday). Trees may be cut to fit in cart or bin. Remove all décor, tinsel, stands, and lights. Flocked trees belong in the garbage.
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders - Single-use/Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Computer Accessories - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Computer Monitors - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Computers - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Cooking Oil/Grease/Fats
    Cooking oil must be contained in 1-gallon, or smaller, sealed screw-top containers. Place next to (not inside) your Recyclables cart. Oil jugs may be requested from ACI of San Ramon. Paper towels used to wipe fats and grease go into the organics cart.
  • Copy Machines - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Electronics - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Espresso Machines - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Flares - Marine
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Flares - Road
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Fuel
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Game Cartridges - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Gaming Systems & Accessories - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Hazardous Materials & Wastes
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Helium Tanks - Empty
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Household Cleaners
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Lacquers/Stains/Varnishes
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Lead Paint Chips
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Light Bulbs - CFLs
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Light Bulbs - Fluorescent Tubes
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Light Bulbs - LED
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Medications
    Take small quantities in original bottles to San Ramon Police Department lobby.
  • Mercury Thermometers
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Motor Oil
    Put used motor oil in a sealed 1 gallon screw-top container. Place them next to the blue recycling cart. Free oil jugs and filter bags may be requested from ACI.
  • Nail polish - Non-empty
    Use up nail polish, trade with friends, or include full and partially full containers with special disposal as most nail polishes contain toxic chemicals. Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Needles & Syringes
    Contain in jar or sharps container, and contact Clean Harbors to schedule collection at 800-433-5060.
  • Oil Filters
    Place used oil filter in a sealed zipper-locked bag next to the recycling cart. Free filter bags may be requested from ACI.
  • Paint - Interior & Exterior - Non-empty
    Return to retailer, or contact Clean Harbors to schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Printers/Faxes - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Propane Cylinders - 1 lb - Empty Single-use
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Television - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Thermostats
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Toys & Games - With Electronics - Non-working
    For toys with removable batteries, remove and properly recycle batteries. Once the batteries have been removed, toys can be collected as bulky items. For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days. For toys that batteries cannot be removed, call Clean Harbors at 800-433-5060 to schedule collection for anything that has batteries built in.
  • VCRs/CD/DVD Players - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.
  • Video Projectors - Non-working
    Contact Clean Harbors and schedule collection 800-433-5060.

Bulky Pickup

Alameda County Industries of San Ramon (ACI)
925-380-9480

Neighborhood Clean-Up Days are scheduled three times per year. Up to 3 cubic yards (3’ x 3’ x 9’) of materials, up to 4 auto tires (no rims) and up to 2 bulky items per set out.  A fee is charged for materials exceeding 3 cubic yards. No single item over 200 pounds.  Click here for the Neighborhood Clean-Up Schedule.

Multi-Family Dwelling Disposal of Bulky Items. To request the removal of a bulky Item, contact Alameda County Industries at 925-380-9480. Click here for more information.

  • Air Conditioner - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Audio & Visual Equipment - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Auto Upholstery - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Baby Furniture & Equipment - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Barbeque Grill - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Bicycle - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Bicycle - Scrap & Parts
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Boat Upholstery - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Child Car Seats - Non-working/Expired/Accident
    Consider removing all straps and covers to offer to another family with the same model. Include a photo of the assembled car seat and brand/model. Rigid plastic base with any foam removed (trash) may then be possibly collected for recycling in a bin that fits or for bulky pick up. For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Dishwasher - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Exercise Equipment - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Freezer - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Furniture - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Lawnmower - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Lighting Fixtures - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Luggage - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Major Household Appliances - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Mattresses & Box Springs
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Microwave - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Office chairs - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Oil-filled Heaters - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Pool Cover - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Refrigerator - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Rugs & Mats - Non-working
    Poor, damaged condition. Must fit in cart with lid closed. For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Satellite Dish - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Sewing Machines - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Small Engines - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Small Household Appliances - Non-working
    Consider going to iFixit to find repair instructions, bring it with you to a Repair Café or FixIt Clinic. Must fit in cart with lid closed. For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Sporting Goods - Non-working
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with your curbside haulter for weight limits.) For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Stove/Oven - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Tents and Outdoor Gear - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Tire/Rubber Scraps
    No rims. For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Tires
    No rims. For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Tools & Accessories - Garden - Non-working
    Repair if possible. Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed. For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Tools & Accessories - Power - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Typewriters - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Vacuum Cleaners - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Washer/Dryer - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Water Coolers - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.
  • Water Heaters - Non-working
    For San Ramon residents, bulky items are collected via neighborhood clean-ups held three times per year. Contact hauler for your scheduled neighborhood clean-up days.

Debris Box / C&D Service

You must use a Permitted Construction Debris Hauler (San Ramon).  For additional information on hauler requirements, such as permits and waste management plans, visit the City’s Construction/Dumpsters web page (San Ramon)

To request a debris box from Alameda County Industries, please contact 925-380-9480. Click here for information on their debris box service rates (ACI)

  • Asphalt
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Bath Tub
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Bathroom Fixtures
    Consider reuse first. Must fit in cart with lid closed.
  • Bricks
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Bricks - Broken
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Carpet
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with your curbside haulter for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart. Contact hauler for details.
  • Carpet Padding
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with your curbside haulter for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart. Contact hauler for details.
  • Ceiling Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with your curbside haulter for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart. Contact hauler for details.
  • Cinder Blocks
    Consider reuse first.
  • Cinder Blocks - Broken
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Concrete
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Concrete With Rebar
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Construction & Demolition Debris
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Doors
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Drywall
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Ferrous Scrap Metal/Steel
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact hauler for details.
  • Flooring - Non-working
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Insulation - Used
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Kitchen Fixtures
    Consider reuse first. Must fit in cart with lid closed.
  • Lava Rock
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Metal Pipe
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Metal Sinks & Toilets
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Mixed Debris
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Non-ferrous Scrap Metal
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact hauler for details.
  • Pallets - Wooden - Working
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Porcelain Toilets & Sinks
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Rock/Gravel - Clean
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Roofing - Asphalt Composition Shingles
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Roofing - Clay Tile
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Roofing - Concrete Tile
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Roofing - Tar & Gravel
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Roofing - Wood Shingles
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Sand
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Soil - Clean
    Contact hauler for details.
  • Solar Panels - Non-working
    These are a special waste item and consider asking your contractor to haul away the old panels. Contact hauler for details.
  • Tile
    Broken, damaged. Contact hauler for details.

Additional Information

EXTRA GARBAGE? BAG IT! Garbage tags and yard trimming bags can be purchased at City Hall. Tags can also be purchased and mailed to your home by calling ACI at (925) 380-9480 or email.

New State Mandate: California State law, SB 1383, aims to keep food and other compostable materials (“organics”) out of landfills to reduce emissions that contribute to climate change. Requirements:

  • Edible food currently thrown away must be recovered and donated for people to eat,
  • The remaining organics must be collected for composting,
  • Recyclables must also be kept out of landfills.

City of San Ramon’s SB 1383 web page

Who is required to participate?

The new law affects all generators of organic waste, including:

  • Businesses, institutions, and non-profit organizations
  • Multifamily property owners or managers of buildings with 5 or more units
  • Residents in single-family homes, apartments, and condos
  • Schools (public and private)
  • Government agencies, such as state agencies and park districts

Trash-Free San Ramon
Instead of writing a law banning straws or plastic foodware, San Ramon has designed a program meant to encourage, educate, and reward businesses and residents in taking steps toward reducing dependency on single-use foodware. Click here to learn more about the City’s goal to reduce dependence on single-use foodware.

Illegal Dumping Information:

To Report Illegal Dumping in the Act:
Please submit a report online at the Citizen Request Management web page

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