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Extra Garbage

Extra Garbage Bag Tags

If you are a residential customer with extra garbage that does not fit inside your garbage cart, you can purchase a garbage tag for $6 and place an additional bag of garbage per tag on the curb 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
SMaRT Station, 301 Carl Road, (cash only)
Lucky, 484 Mathilda Ave., Customer Service Desk
New Wing Yuan Market, 1139 Lawrence Expwy.
Safeway, 150 and 785 E. El Camino Real,
639 S. Bernardo Ave., Customer Service Desk
Grewalz Liquor, 1125 Tasman Drive
Grewalz Market, 1270 Persian Drive

On-call Curbside Pickup and Extra Dumping Weekends

For Residential Customers

  • On-Call Curbside Collection for Extra Garbage: To dispose of carpets, electronics and other bulky items, you 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: You 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

Debris Box for Big Clean-out or Construction Projects

To dispose of large amounts of waste from remodeling, construction, landscaping or general cleanup projects, you may rent a debris box from the City.

  • Boxes are available in 8-, 15-, 20- and 30-cubic yards.

To order a debris box, call 408-730-7400.

For locations without an active City water or sewer account, call the City's contracted hauler, Specialty Solid Waste & Disposal, at 408-565-9900.

Debris Box Specifications and Disposal Requirements

Residential property owners or tenants may not contract with a company other than the City's contracted hauler, Specialty Solid Waste & Recycling.

Last Updated: Aug 9, 2017