City Residential Solid Waste Services


The City’s solid waste and recycling services are provided by Republic Services, Inc.

NEW: Click here for the 2017 Customer Guide.

Biweekly Greenwaste and Recycling Calendar

  • Garbage carts (brown) are collected every week.
  • Recycling (blue) and green waste (green) carts are collected every other week, on an alternating basis
  • The calendar below shows the weekly collection schedule for 2015. The weeks highlighted in blue are recycling weeks, and weekly highlighted in green are greenwaste weeks.

2016 Recycle Calendar

Click here or the graphic above to download the 2016 Rancho Cordova Customer Guide.

Daily Collection Areas

The map below shows the Monday through Friday collection areas with the City of Rancho Cordova. Click on the link below to open a printable version of the City's Collection Map.

Solid Waste Collection Area MapTrash Collection Map

Current Rates

  • Rancho Cordova residents have a choice.  Republic Services offers 32-gallon, 64-gallon and 96-gallon garbage carts.  The table below includes current monthly garbage rates.

    Monthly Solid Waste Rates Effective February 1, 2016* 

    32 Gallons

    64 Gallons

    96 Gallons




    *Monthly rates are based upon the size of the garbage cart and include all programs and services, including curbside recycling and greenwaste collection, the bulky item program, used oil and filter collection, etc. Republic Services bills customers on a bimonthly basis (every other month), so the actual bill will be double the amount shown above.
  • Residential customers may request one additional greenwaste or recycling cart at no additional charge by contacting Republic Services.
  • To exchange your garbage cart size or to request any additional information, contact Republic Services at (916) 638-9000.

Recycle More, Reduce Trash


Cart Program Reminders

  • Cart Placement? Cart must be placed on the street no later than 6 a.m. on your collection day and must be off the streets and back on your private property within 12 hours of being serviced. Carts must be at least 3 feet off the curb, gutter, paved surface or highway and 3 feet away from all objects. Carts must also be 6 feet away from vehicles.
  • Moving? If you are moving, please leave your recycling, green waste and trash carts in a secure location for the next resident. To discontinue services and billing, please call Republic Services at (916) 638-9000.

Recycling and Greenwaste Programs - Accepted Materials

  • Blue Recycling Cart (Collected biweekly)
  • Green Waste Cart (Collected biweekly)
  • Brown Trash Cart (Collected weekly)

Bulky Item Program

To schedule a pick up, please contact Republic Services at (916) 638-9000. Click here or the graphic below to download the 2016 Rancho Cordova Customer Guide.

 2016 Bulky Item Pick Up

Recycling Guide and Handbook

The Rancho Cordova Recycling Guide and Handbook contains a listing of local facilities that accept the following materials:

• Antifreeze
• Appliances
• Auto Recyclers
• Batteries
• Bicycles
• Bio-Sharps
• Carpet and Padding
• CD’s and DVD’s
• Cell Phones
• Computers and E-Waste
• Construction and Demolition Debris
• Disposal Sites
• Furniture
• Green Waste

• Household Hazardous Waste
• Ink and Copier Cartridges
• Kitchen Cooking Oil
• Metal
• Motor Oil
• Pallets
• Paper
• Plastic
• Propane Tanks
• Redemption Centers
• Tires
• Wheel Chairs and Mobility Devices
• Wood

To receive a copy of the guide, please contact Republic Services at (916) 638-9000 or simply click on the link here for a printable guide: Rancho Cordova Recycling Guide and Handbook.

Illegal Dumping

To report illegal dumping, please contact City Customer Services at (916) 851-8710.

Household Hazardous Waste

Please do not place hazardous wastes such as motor oil, paint, pesticides, solvents or cleaning products in any of your collection carts. Click here or the graphic below to download the 2016 Rancho Cordova Customer Guide.

2016Toxics Household Hazardous Waste

Contact Us

Republic Services Customer Service (916) 638-9000 or

City of Rancho Cordova Customer Service (916) 851-8710

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