Low-Income Senior Discount Restored for One Year

The City of Oakland has identified funding to restore a garbage bill discount program for low-income seniors for one year, while working to identify long-term funding to continue the discount program. About 1,500 low-income seniors living in single-family buildings had been receiving a discount on their garbage bills until July 1, 2015, when the discount program ended. The City Council recently allocated $100,000 in funding to restore

New Services Overview | Frequently Asked Questions | Current RatesAbout Oakland Recycles

New Services Overview

Starting July 1, 2015, various program and service changes affect all Oakland residents and businesses. All Residents can expect:

  • California Waste Solutions will collect residential recycling citywide.
  • Waste Management will collect residential trash and compost citywide.
  • The time of day of your pickup may change. Most service days will stay the same.


Category: Events

Bulky Item Drop Off and Compost Giveaway – May 2016

Free Bulky Item Drop Off – Saturday, May 7, 2016 | Free Compost Giveaway – Saturday, May 14, 2016 Get the full benefit of new services, and find out more about the newest ways to recycle right.

Free Bulky Item Drop Off Event

Saturday, May 7, 2016 10 am – 2 pm Davis Street Transfer Station 2615 Davis Street, San Leandro