- The Bulky Item Drop-Off program is no longer available. The May 6, 2017 drop-off event is cancelled.
City of Oakland Trash, Compost & Recycling Rates Effective July 1, 2016 (UPDATE: NEW RATES AS OF 2019 – see below)
If you are a resident or a property manager, you can find complete information, including how to schedule an appointment, and how to properly set out materials here.
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December 30, 2019 – January 10, 2020
Convenient and free pickup of clean holiday trees takes place on your regularly scheduled Compost service day, December 30, 2019 – January 10, 2020. NO flocking, ornaments or stands. Cut taller trees to 4 feet.
Place your tree curbside (except for buildings over 100 units*). All residences in Oakland, including apartments and condos receive this service. Please note that a separate collection vehicle may pick up the trees. For trees set out after January 10, please cut up and place in your Compost cart, or bag, box or bundle as usual.
*For buildings over 100 units: Building or Property Managers, please call Waste Management at 510-613-8710 to determine the best method of collection and schedule service.
Cut to 4 feet – no flocking, ornaments or stands. Place curbside on service day.
Árbol de navidad: córtelo a una altura de 4 pies (1,22 m) y quite toda la nieve artificial, los adornos y los soportes. Colóquelo en el borde de la acera en los días de servicio.
聖誕樹：裁切為 4 英尺長 – 不要有填充物、裝飾品或底 座。請在服務日將樹木放在街道邊。
Cây Mừng Lễ: Cắt từng khúc 4 feet – không có bông tuyết, đồ trang trí hoặc chân đứng. Đặt bên lề đường vào ngày có xe đổ rác làm việc.