Waste and Recycling

San Pablo is dedicated to conserving natural resources by reducing and recycling waste, and safely disposing of hazardous materials. For more information, click the links in the left-hand box or call the City at 1-510-215-3064.

San Pablo is a member of Recycle More who provides many services to residents to reduce waste. To find out more about these programs, visit RecycleMore.com or call 1-510-215-3125.

Residential Recycling

All residential properties are required to have garbage, recycling and organics collection. In San Pablo, these services are provided by Republic Services. For questions regarding your service or bill contact them at 1-510-262-1610 or visit RepublicServices.com.

Residents also have access to many free waste disposal options available through the City and Republic Services. 


Business Recycling


Similar to residential customers, San Pablo businesses are eligible to participate in the curbside recycling and organics programs.  These services will allow businesses to decrease the amount of solid waste sent to the landfill.  

State law requires businesses that meet the threshold identified below to have recycling and organics service.

California State Law AB 341
Assembly Bill 341 requires all businesses that generate four cubic yards or more of trash each week or is a multi-family dwelling with five or more units, to recycle.  Recycling service is included at no additional charge for most business accounts.  For more information, or to request recycling service, contact Republic Services at 510-262-7100. 
 
California State Law AB 1826 
Assembly Bill 1826 requires businesses that generate four cubic yards or more of all waste each week or is a multi-family dwelling with five or more units, to arrange for organic waste collection. 
Items accepted include food scraps, food-soiled paper, and plant debris. 
Organics service is included at no additional charge for most business accounts. 
Republic Services recycling coordinators can provide free training, indoor collection containers and service recommendations to businesses.
For more information, or to request organics service, contact Republic Services at 510-262-7100.

Any business that has questions about the current waste laws and how they may apply to their business can contact RecycleMore at 510-215-3126.
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