Albany enjoys one of the highest waste diversion rates in the County! The City of Albany contracts with Waste Management of Northern California for residential and commercial garbage, recycling, and organics (food scraps, food-soiled paper and plant debris) collection service. You may contact them directly to set up or change service at 1 + (510) 613-8710.
Learn the what, where, why, and how of recycling, composting, and general waste reduction with our Recycling 101 Crash Course materials!
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- Senior Discount Form: Seniors 62 years of age and older recieve a 20% discount on service.
- Disabled Service Form: residents with an ongoing physical disability that prevents them from being able to wheel a cart curbside may qualify for an exemption to curbside service (carts will be serviced from location as designated by resident - typically side or backyard)
- Micro Can Form: a 10-gallon micro can is available for trash for those generating very little trash
Waste Management Service Rates
The current rates for collection services can be found here.
Residents may qualify for reduced garbage service levels including a 20-gallon or 10-gallon container at a reduced cost. Contact Waste Management of Alameda County for these service changes 1 + (510) 613-8710.
Service Provider Information:
Waste Management of Northern California
Phone: 1 + (510) 613-8710
City of Albany Community Development Department
Phone: 1 + (510) 528-5760