For important information about Organic Waste Recycling start dates and green bin information/presentations:  Read more in “Homes Serviced by the City”

In observance of Memorial Day, trash collection services will be delayed by one day.


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Collection Schedules

Trash is collected weekly, Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The collection day depends on where you live in the City. Trash must be set out at the curb or alleyway by 6 a.m. for pickup. To help prevent litter in our neighborhoods, please bag or wrap all loose refuse material before you place it in your trash container.

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2022 Holiday Schedule

No collection of City of San Diego trash, recyclables, or yard waste on the following City-observed holidays:

Monday, May 30, 2022 - Memorial Day

Monday, July 4, 2022 – Independence Day

Monday, September 5, 2022 – Labor Day

Thursday, November 24, 2022 – Thanksgiving Day

Starting on the day of the holiday, trash is collected one day later for the remainder of that week (For example, if the holiday falls on a Tuesday, trash/recyclables scheduled for Tuesday collection will be picked up on Wednesday. Wednesday's collection services will happen on Thursday, Thursday's trash/recyclables will be picked up on Friday, and Friday's trash/recyclables will be collected on Saturday).

For questions or concerns, see the Frequently Asked Questions or contact Environmental Services at 858-694-7000 or