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City of Oakland Trash, Compost & Recycling Rates Effective July 1, 2021

Posted by City of Oakland Recycling Program on  May 25, 2021
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City of Oakland Trash, Compost & Recycling Rates Effective July 1, 2021 1-4 Unit Residences 5+ Unit Apartments & Condos 5+ Unit Apartment & Condos – Sample minimum trash container combinations table Businesses Special Events

Trash, Compost and Recycling Services During Alameda County Shelter In Place Order

Posted by City of Oakland Recycling Program on  March 17, 2020
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WMAC and CWS will continue to provide regular trash, compost and recycling services during the mandatory Alameda County shelter in place order. If service issues arise, contact WMAC (for trash or composting services) or CWS (for recycling services). Scroll down for phone, e-mail and website contacts. If a problem persists after contacting WMAC or CWS, contact the City of Oakland’s Recycling Hotline for further assistance.  Scroll down for phone and e-mail contacts. COVID19 Frequently Asked

Have a waste-free Thanksgiving!

Posted by City of Oakland Recycling Program on  November 25, 2019
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Category: Recycling Tips
Are you preparing a waste-free Thanksgiving? Here are some tips and encouragement from Waste Management’s Karen Stern, in conversation with KTVU Channel 2 News.

FREE Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event

Posted by City of Oakland Recycling Program on  July 18, 2019
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Category: Events
FREE Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event Sunday, July 21, 2019 THIS EVENT HAS PASSED Oakland Coliseum 9 am – 1 pm (Including mattress drop-off*) Registration Required Here’s one more way to get out of the summer doldrums! Go through the garage, under the sink, and get rid of stuff you don’t need like leftover paint, pesticides, old electronics and computers. You can bring all of your leftover hazardous products to the free Drop-Off Event at

Bulky Block Party for Free Large-Item Disposal

Posted by City of Oakland Recycling Program on  August 14, 2018
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Category: Events
Please click here to learn more about the new Oakland Bulky Pick Up service starting November 15, 2021.