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Curbside Pickup Information
Notice: On Saturday July 4th, there will be no collection in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Any extra trash bags will be picked up on your next service day.
- Place your carts at the curbside or alley no later than 6:30 a.m. on collection day.
- Please place your carts side-by-side approximately one (1) foot apart and at least three (3) feet from any obstruction (i.e. car, fire hydrant, trees).
- Place your carts with the handles and wheels facing towards your home.
If you elect to separate your recyclable materials:
- The blue lid cart is for recyclables.
- The black lid cart is for waste.
Service transition map and schedule
- New Years Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
If the holiday falls during the week, service postponed by one day the remainder of the week. Example: If Independence Day is a Monday, and your normal collection day is Thursday, we'll see you on Friday.
As part of the city’s planned change in solid waste service, each residence may select from the following sizes of containers:
- 35 gallon automated cart – 38.50"h x 19.25"w x 24.25"d
- 64 gallon automated cart - 41"h x 27"w x 33"d
- 96 gallon automated cart – 43.25"h x 29.75"w x 35.25"d
Container dimensions are approximate and are provided to assist in ensuring that your cart storage area (side yard, garage, etc.) can accommodate the size of cart that you order.
Additional carts are provided at no charge
Larger waste collection containers (from 10 to 40 yards) are available for clean-up projects and other disposal needs.
If you order a recycling cart we provide the following information to assist you in identifying and removing materials unsuitable for recycling.
Recyclable Paper Acceptable Items Unacceptable Items Milk or Juice Cartons Mixed products such as combinations of paper and metal. Corrugated Cardboard Waxed Paper Junk Mail Magazines Phonebooks Chipboard (Cereal/Cracker Boxes) Newspaper Computer paper Any White Paper Recyclable Plastics Please remove liquids, lids and food residue from all recyclables before placing them in the recycling container. Acceptable Items Unacceptable Items PET: soft drink bottles, photo film canisters Flower/Plant Containers HDPE: detergent containers, plastic water/milk containers,
pails, t-shirt bags
No Mixed Products (ie plastic/metal combination) PVC: sprinkler pipe LDPE: trash can liners, shrink wrap, grocery bags PP: yogurt containers, luggage, drinking straws PS: plastic plates, cups egg cartons, food trays Other: Tupperware and mixed plastic containers Plastic Toys Recyclable Metal Acceptable Items Unacceptable Items Empty Aerosol Cans Automotive Parts Metal Coat Hangers Plumbing Parts Aluminum Cans No Mixed Products such as combinations of metal and paper Tin Cans Food and Juice Jars Empty Paint Cans (dry paint is OK) Metal Foil Lawn Furniture Recyclable Glass Acceptable Items Unacceptable Items Food and Beverage Bottles Ceramic Glass Jars and Bottles Mirrors House Windows Fluorescent Tubes Liquor, Soda and Juice Bottles Light Bulbs Tempered Glass Safety Glass Pyrex
Yard Waste/Organic Waste: Please place in your black lid waste cart.
Examples of HHW:
- Auto Fluid
- Cleaning Products
- Paint & Solvents
- Pool Chemicals
- Non-Empty Aerosol Cans
Collections of these items are included in your service. Please call customer service and make arrangements for special door to door (949)625-6735
Needles, laces and other home generated sharps may be collected door side. It must be in an approved puncture proof container. Containers can be delivered to your door by calling customer service at (949)625-6735. Once full please call customer service to arrange a pickup and delivery of a fresh container.
- Excess Green Waste
To arrange a pickup of bulky items please call customer service, (949)625-6735
Enhanced Bulky Items
Items exceeding the standard bulk item guidelines of weighing less than 50lbs and be manageable by a two-person crew can be collected 4 times per year with a maximum of four items per collection.
Enhanced Bulky Items include:
- Sleeper Couches
- Dish Washer
The following Electronic Waste (e-waste) are also included:
- Digital Cameras
- MP3 Players/Stereos
- VCRs/DVD Players
- Cell Phones
To arrange a pickup of bulky items please contact CR&R customer service (949)625-6735
Customers with disabilities may request cart pull out service at no charge. Drivers will remove carts from your cart storage area and return emptied carts. Proof of disability will be required. If you do not meet the requirements for free cart pull-out service, you can request the service by contacting Customer Service for additional information and rates. Customer service may be reached at 877.728.0446.
CR&R will provide a summer Saturday collection with a second weekly collection on Saturday from two Saturdays prior to Independence Day through the Saturday prior to Labor Day each year. To view the map of these defined areas please click here.
There are two paper sherd events held annually. The following are acceptable documents/items for shredding:
- Old credit cards & plastic/paper membership cards
- White paper documents of different sizes
- Mixed/colored paper documents of different sizes
- Junk mail of different sizes
Other items not accepted include:
- X-rays – (Not Accepted)
- Plastic of any kind – (Not Accepted)
- Magazines in large quantities (No problem for a few in each batch but no bulk magazines)
Mulch Give Away will be provided once annually with a date, location, and time to be announced. Please check back for additional information.
Christmas tree collection is form December 26 through January 15. Please remove all ornaments, lights, stands, and cut the tree in half if it is over 6 feet tall. Please place your tree curbside on your service day and our tree collectors will come by in a separate truck, there is no need to call the office.