The collection rate is tied to the size of the Trash container. Residents can request a larger 96-gallon container. There is no charge for Recycling and Green Waste Containers. All containers are available in 64-gallon and 96 gallon sizes.

Fill out a request to change container size or request an additional container.

Sanitation Rates and Fees for Trash Services as of July 1, 2023

Service Monthly Rate
Single Family Residence (64 Gallon) $38.29
Additional Refuse Containers $32.33
Shared Alley Service  $38.29
96 Gallon Refuse Container Option $40.74
Qualifying Low Income Seniors $11.74 (with 64-gallon refuse container)
Qualifying Low Income Disabled $11.74 (with 64 gallon refuse container)
Additional Refuse Containers $32.33
Additional Container Delivery Fee $11.98
Start of Service Fee $4.79
One Large Item Pick-Up (LIPU) per year (20 Items) $0.00
10 Additional Large Item Pick-Ups $40.00 (non-monthly)
20 Additional Large Item Pick-Ups $80.00 (non-monthly)

Sanitation services container size dimensions:

  • 64 gallon containers: 40″ H x 27.5″ W x 30″ D
  • 96 gallon containers: 46.75″ H x 29.25″ W x 34.50″ D
  • Older containers may be slightly smaller.
  • All change requests, sizes, and additional containers must be kept for a minimum of 6 months before another change can be requested.
  • After submitting your request, leave the container out in an easily accessible and visible place until it is changed out.
  • For additional refuse containers, residents must first have the 96-gallon refuse container. Second recycling and green waste recycling containers are free.
  • Residents with alley refuse collection (300-gallon shared containers) will be charged the same rate as a 64-gallon refuse container.

For low-income senior or low-income permanently disabled discounts, please visit the finance department.

To qualify for a senior or handicapped rate, the applicant must:

  • Use a 64-gallon refuse container.
  • Be a minimum of 62 years of age or permanently disabled.
  • Not exceed maximum household income for the prior calendar year (see Finance Department).
  • Call the City’s Finance Department at (310) 618-5830 for the appropriate forms.

Large Dumpsters

Residents that require roll-off containers or dumpsters must rent them from a private trash company.

  • See our list of private trash haulers.
  • If the container/dumpster is placed on City property, a permit is required. A permit can be only be obtained in person from the Community Development Department. To contact the Community Development Department, email [email protected] or call (310) 618-5898. Office Hours are Monday – Friday, closed every other Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Direct Disposal

If you need to dispose of trash directly please visit a transfer station. Call locations before visiting to confirm availability.