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The Recycling and Solid Waste Division provides garbage, recycling, yard waste collection and street sweeping to more than 124,000 residential customers in the City of Sacramento.

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RSW News

The City has a new Waste Wizard to help residents Recycle Wise. Sort Smart. Learn the best way to recycle or dispose of waste.

Midtown Parking Access Pilot RSW is piloting once-a-month parking restrictions in part of midtown to match service levels with access and provide more parking.

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 Recycle your Christmas Tree

Seasonal Services

Leaf Season Nov - Jan

Residential leaf pile pickup occurs approximately every two weeks from October 31, 2016 through January 29, 2017. Crews work rain or shine, including holidays. Learn about the collection schedule and how to have a pile with style.

Recycle Oil, Batteries & Bulbs

Oil, batteries and light bulbs take special handling. We'll pick them up with an appointment

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Dec 04 - Reduce waste by giving an experience this holiday season. Find some ideas in this Sacramento Bee article. Read Post

Dec 03 - Recycling plastic bags in your curbside recycling bin causes big problems with sorting equipment. Find convenient film plastic drop off locations here. Read Post

Dec 02 - Sunday road closures scheduled for 34th annual California International Marathon Read Post

Dec 01 - Are you getting new electronics this holiday season? Plan ahead on how to properly recycle household batteries. Read Post

Nov 30 - Reduce waste during the holiday with these earth friendly tips! Read Post