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Extra Garbage

On-call Curbside Collection for Extra Garbage

To dispose of carpets, electronics and other bulky items, residents of single-family homes can schedule an on-call curbside collection for extra garbage twice a year at no additional charge.

Schedule an On-call Collection 

Extra Dumping Weekends

All Sunnyvale residents may dispose of garbage, concrete, demolition materials, tires and other non-hazardous materials at the Recycling Center (SMaRT Station®) at no additional charge during Extra Dumping Weekends held in the spring and fall.

Find Extra Dumping Weekend events on the Environmental Services Calendar

Extra Garbage Bag Tags

Single-family residents with extra garbage that does not fit inside their cart can purchase a garbage tag for $6 and place an additional bag of garbage per tag curbside for pick up.

To use the extra tag:

  • Bag the extra garbage in 35-gallon or smaller plastic bag.
  • Keep the maximum bag weight under 30 pounds.
  • Stick the tag on the front of the bag with the tag facing the street.
  • Place curbside for pick up on your collection day.

Garbage placed inside cardboard boxes will not be collected.

Tags can be purchased at:
City Hall Annex, 650 Olive Ave.
Community Center, 550 E. Remington Drive
Grewalz Liquor, 1125 Tasman Drive
Lucky, 484 Mathilda Ave., Customer Service Desk
New Wing Yuan Market, 1139 Lawrence Expwy.
Safeway (all Sunnyvale locations), 150 and 785 E. El Camino Real,
639 S. Bernardo Ave., Customer Service Desk
SMaRT Station, 301 Carl Road, (cash only)
Last Updated: Oct 14, 2021